Nice vs Lens Prediction & Match Preview

Nice vs Lens French Ligue 1 Predictions and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Nice vs Lens
France – Ligue 1
Date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Allianz Riviera (Nice).

With just 3 points in the difference, Nice is in the zone for Europa League group stage while Lens is just a position behind them. After 3 draws channeling into a defeat in the previous fixture, the Blood and Golds are all set to travel to Allianz Riviera hoping for an away victory this midweek.

Nice vs Lens Head-to-head

  • Nice won 3 out of 4 h2h fixtures while RC Lens won only once.
  • Those clashes saw 9 goals in total with 2.25 goals per game on average.
  • Their latest meeting saw Nice to win by 1 goal to nil.
  • RC Lens couldn’t secure a win over this foe after 2014.

Nice vs Lens Prediction

The Eaglets resides at the 4th spot on the table with 30 points in hand. Of the 18 matches played, they won 9 of them while drawing on 4. They have lost on 5 other occasions with goals to conceding ratio standing at 27:16.

Christophe Galtier’s Nice have found the back of the net 5 times in their past 6 outings also with the tally of goals that they have conceded during that time equals 6. They won their last Ligue 1 match 2-1 at Roazhon Park against Rennes, ending a three-match win-less streak.

RC Lens is at the 6th spot on the table with 27 points from 18 games. They won on 7 fixtures while drawing on 6 and losing on 5 other occasions. They score in plenty while also concedes more with total goals to conceding ratio marking at 32:26.

Goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the last half a dozen matches in which RC Lens have been involved whereas, their opponents have got a tally of 12 out of those fixtures. Lens have suffered a 3-2 defeat against Nantes in their last league match, extending their win-less streak to 5.

The visitors have not registered a win against Nice when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games which is a bit lousy meanwhile, the hosts are unable to snatch a win at home in the previous 4 league matches.

Coming into this upcoming fixture, the home side are only average at home while the visitors lost 4 out of the 9 away fixtures this season. Considering all these factors into account, we envisage a possible draw at Allianz Riviera this Wednesday.

Nice vs Lens Betting tips

  • Draw @ 3.50 odds.
  • Under 2.5 goals @ 2.00 odds.