Troyes vs Lens Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in French Ligue 1 on Saturday, 28 January 2023.
Lens are easily the best in the Ligue 1, disregarding toppers PSG. And the former are in all probability going to give a tough challenge for the Parisians for the title. As of now just three points separates the two.
Meanwhile, Troyes are marginally above the relegation cut-off. They have managed to win just four times all through the campaign – and only one of these wins came at home.
Troyes vs Lens Head-to-head stats
Lens are on a four-game winning streak against this opponent, and they have a 100% winning record at this stadium in Ligue 1 games, in the past 15 years.
Do also note that they have a combined scorecard of 9-1 from the past four overall h2h encounters.
Who will win the match between Troyes and Lens?
As mentioned before, Lens have a terrific h2h record against this rival over the years. And they are in hunt for the title as well – giving nightmares to PSG. The team even defeated the Parisians in their league encounter, just three weeks before.
Meanwhile, Troyes are on a three-fixture losing streak at the moment, and have a combined scorecard of 1-9 in the process. Moreover, they have a single win at home this whole season – and it came back in August, against the 20th placed Angers.
Surely count on Lens to have the edge this Saturday.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
Troyes conceded 11 goals from their past four fixtures combined, while Lens scored two or more goals in seven of their last nine games. And this even included a 3-1 win over PSG.
Moreover, they scored nine goals from the past four h2h clashes, and scored two or more goals in the last four h2h meetings at this venue. Chances are quite high for this to turn into a goal-fest.
Will Both Teams Score in the match?
Troyes failed to find the back of the net in their last two appearances at home, while Lens kept clean sheets in 10 of their past 15 fixtures. Note that they also kept clean sheets in three of the past four h2h meetings.
It surely looks tough for Troyes to find the back of the net this weekend.
Troyes vs Lens Prediction
Lens are currently the best contender for the title after PSG, and they underlined this fact with a 3-1 win over the defending champions three weeks back.
They also won nine of their last eleven overall fixtures, and lost just once on the road since the first week of April 2022. Note that this sole defeat came against former champions Lille.
On the other hand, Troyes registered a single win at home, and it came back in August, against the dead-last placed Angers.
On top of that they also have a worrying h2h record against this rival over the years. This certainly picks Lens as the favorites for the weekend, and a win for them is placed at an odd of 1.75.
Going on, Troyes conceded 11 goals in their last four match-ups, including five in their latest game. They also registered a single clean sheet at home this whole season, while Lens scored two or more goals in seven of their past nine fixtures.
As such, the Over 1.5 Team Goals by Lens at an odd of 1.83 appears to be a good second tip.
Troyes vs Lens Betting Tips
Lens to Win @ 1.75
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Lens @ 1.83.