Lille vs Bordeaux Prediction, 12/13/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lille vs Bordeaux
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
Location: Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
TV: ESPN2 Norte
Odds/Point Spread: Lille (-155) Bordeaux (+475)
Stade Pierre-Mauroy is the site where Jonathan Bamba and Lille (7-5-1, 2nd in Ligue 1) will take on Bordeaux (5-4-4, 10th in Ligue 1) on Sunday. The starting goalies will be Mike Maignan for Lille and Benoit Costil for Bordeaux. Lille OSC are at -155 while Bordeaux FC are priced at +475. The total is set at 2.5.
Lille stepped onto the pitch against Monaco in their last matchup and took home the win by a score of 2-1. In sharing the ball, they ended with a 82.9% received passes percentage by completing 372 out of their 449 pass attempts last game. Lille tried 16 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 9 of the attempts for a rate of 56.3%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Lille walked away from the pitch at a 40.0% rate by putting 4 shots on target of 10 total shots. Lille sports an average of 1.77 goals per 90 min (23 total goals) and have accumulated 17 assists in all matches this season.
Jonathan Bamba is a guy who should impact this matchup for Lille. Bamba has had a starting assignment in 129 outings in his career and he accounts for 0.24 goals per 90. The forward who is from France has earned 31 goals in 11,544 mins played. He has accounted for 23 assists while tallying 9 yellow card cautions during his pro soccer career. One more guy who could decide who wins is Burak Yılmaz, the forward born in Turkey. He has helped a teammate on a goal 50 times during his soccer career while scoring 212 goals. Yılmaz has 28,515 minutes during 326 career starts and has earned himself 88 yellow card warnings. He averages 0.67 goals per 90 minutes during his career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Lille is Mike Maignan. Maignan has seen the pitch for 10,998 mins and has earned 324 saves in his career. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.09 (133 total goals allowed) and he has earned a save percentage of .727. The keeper from French Guiana has had 436 shots tried against him in 122 starting assignments. Maignan (58-25-39 mark in his professional soccer career) has earned 42 clean sheets, which has him sitting with a 34.4% shutout percentage.
When they last took the field, Bordeaux earned three points by winning 1-0 against Brest. Bordeaux earned a 74.1% successful dribble percentage by completing 20 out of the 27 dribbles they tried. They finished the match by connecting on 628 out of their 664 attempted passes for a percentage of 94.6%. Bordeaux converted 6 SoT out of 20 shots attempted earning them a 30.0% clip when they last took the field. With a total of 12 goals and 9 assists in all competitions, Bordeaux is averaging 0.92 goals and 0.69 assists per 90.
Toma Basic will need to provide a spark for Bordeaux. The midfielder born in Croatia has earned 7,101 mins while scoring 14 goals. He has accounted for 17 yellow cards in his career and has helped on a goal 10 times. He is averaging 0.18 goals per 90 and has been in the starting lineup in 83 matches during his career. Make sure to watch out for Josh Maja, the forward representing England. He has totaled 25 goals during his pro soccer career while assisting on a goal 4 different times. Maja has been handed a total of 4 yellow cards in 3,896 minutes played (46 starting assignments). His G/90 average so far in his career is 0.58.
Benoit Costil will be looking after the net for Bordeaux. Costil has racked up 115 clean sheets and has defended 1,697 shots against him in 37,106 minutes throughout his career. He holds a save % of .712 and his shutout rate sits at 27.8%. He has conceded 1.22 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 144-125-144. During his professional soccer career, Costil has allowed 505 goals and has earned 1,209 stops in 414 starts.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Bordeaux (+475)
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