Lille vs Monaco Prediction, 12/6/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lille vs Monaco
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
TV: ESPN2 Norte
Odds/Point Spread: Lille (+115) Monaco (+250)
Burak Yılmaz and Lille (6-5-1, 2nd in Ligue 1) play Monaco (7-2-3, 4th in Ligue 1) at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Sunday. The goalies who are expected to start are Mike Maignan for Lille and Radoslaw Majecki for Monaco. The moneyline on this game has Lille priced at +115 and the Monégasques are at +250. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Lille stepped onto the pitch against Saint-Etienne in their last game and got the draw with a final of 1-1. In regard to passing, they ended the game with a 80.4% received passes rate by converting 506 of the 629 pass targets last match. Lille tried 33 dribbles in this match and completed 20 of those tries for a rate of 60.6%. Regarding shot accuracy, Lille finished the game at a 22.2% rate by hitting 2 shots on target of 9 total shots. Lille is averaging 1.75 goals per 90 (21 goals in total) and have earned 15 assists in all competitions for the year.
Burak Yılmaz is a player who can be a difference maker for Lille. He has 49 assists while accumulating 88 yellow card warnings in his career. Yılmaz has started 325 matchups during his pro soccer career and tallies 0.67 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from Turkey has racked up 212 goals scored in 28,425 mins played. Someone else who should impact this game is Jonathan Bamba, the forward who is from France. Bamba has totaled 11,462 mins during 128 career starting assignments and has earned himself 9 yellow card warnings. He has assisted on a goal 23 times so far in his career while scoring 31 total goals. He currently averages 0.24 goals per 90 during his career.
The man who will protect the net for Lille will be Mike Maignan. Maignan (57-25-39 record during his career) has accumulated 42 clean sheets, which has him sitting with a 34.7% shutout percentage. The goalkeeper born in French Guiana has seen 433 shots tried against him in 121 career starts. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.09 (132 goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save % of .727. Maignan has played for 10,908 minutes and is sitting with 322 saves thus far in his career.
For their last match, Monaco took home the win by a final score of 3-0 against Nimes. They wrapped up this outing by completing 581 out of their 656 passes they attempted earning a rate of 88.6%. Monaco earned a 57.9% successful dribble percentage by converting 11 out of the 19 dribbles they attempted. Monaco converted 5 SoT out of the team's 18 shots attempted earning them a 27.8% rate in their last match. With 23 goals and 14 assists in all their matches, Monaco sports an average of 1.92 goals and 1.17 assists per 90 min.
Wissam Ben Yedder should provide solid play for Monaco. He sports an average of 0.54 goals per 90 and has been in the starting lineup in 236 matches so far in his career. The forward hailing from Spain has been on the pitch for 20,669 professional minutes and has scored 125 goals. He has earned 15 yellow card cautions in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 40 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Kevin Volland, the forward hailing from Germany. Volland has been given 48 yellow card cautions in 24,818 mins (284 starts). His G/90 average in his pro soccer career is 0.37. He has earned 101 goals during his soccer career while assisting on a goal 60 times.
Radoslaw Majecki will look after the net for Monaco. Majecki has tallied 19 clean sheets and has defended 2 shots attempted against him in 4,320 minutes throughout his career. He has a save % of .500 and his shutout rate sits at 39.6%. He has given up 0.07 goals per 90 minutes while earning a record of 29-7-12.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Monaco (+250) and under 2.5 goals
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