Lyon vs Saint-Etienne Predictions and Match Preview

Lyon vs Saint-Etienne French Ligue 1 Prediction by LeagueLane

Lyon vs Saint-Etienne
France-Ligue 1
Date: Friday, 23 November 2018
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon).

Lyon is undefeated in 6 matches on the trot, of which they have won 3. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of the last 5 matches in all competitions. At home, the “Kids” are on a 6 match unbeaten record, which includes 2 wins.

At the moment they are 4th in the table, currently in Europa League spot. After 13 rounds completed, they have 7 wins and 3 defeats. The team from Lyon has scored a decent 23 goals in their league matches till now.

St. Etienne are 5th in the table, just a point below their opponents for Friday. The Greens have won 6 and lost 2 in the league this season. A win in this match would help them move up the table to second below PSG.

They are on a 4 game unbeaten run and have won the last 2 matches too. In the last 6 matches, they have only lost once and have 3 wins as well. But in the last 6 games on the road, they have lost twice and won only 1 match.

The only losses for the visitors came in away games against the top sides PSG and Lille.

Lyon vs Saint-Etienne: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • In the last 6 h2h matches Lyon has 3 wins and St. Etienne has 2 wins under their belt.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of the last 5 h2h matches.
  • Lyon is undefeated in last 4 home matches, including 2 wins against this opposition.
  • Over 2.5 goals came in 3 of the last 5 h2h played at this venue.

Lyon vs Saint-Etienne: Prediction

There have been under 2.5 goals in 6 of Lyon’s last 7 home games in Ligue 1. Under 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of the last 6 matches of St. Etienne too. Also, the same trend is followed in 4 of the previous 5 h2h games. So we can bet on this match to have under 2.5 goals with 2.33 odd.

Lyon is on an unbeaten streak at home as well as in across all venues. They have only lost 1 match in 7 home matches in the competition. Also, they have scored 12 goals and conceded only 5 in return. But when we look at the away form of the visitors, it is not convincing proof to believe that the Greens can beat the Kids. Maybe they could draw the match. So we can bet on the home team to win the game on Friday with1.60 odd.

Lyon vs Saint-Etienne: Betting Tips

  • Under 2.5 goals @ 2.33 (4/3).
  • Lyon to win @ 1.60 (3/5).