Angers vs Lens Prediction, 2/28/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Angers vs Lens
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Location: Stade Raymond Kopa in Angers, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Angers (+155) Lens (+155)
Gael Kakuta and Lens (11-7-8, 5th in Ligue 1) go to Stade Raymond Kopa on Sunday where they'll meet Angers (10-5-11, 10th in Ligue 1). The starting goalkeepers will be Paul Bernardoni for Angers and Jean-Louis Leca for Lens. The Black and Whites are at +155 while Lens are priced at +155. The over/under opens at 2.25.
Angers stepped onto the pitch against Strasbourg in their last game and got the draw with a final of 0-0. Angers tried 26 dribbles in this contest and successfully completed 14 of those tries for a rate of 53.8%. When discussing the passing game, they ended with a 77.3% passes received percentage by connecting on 297 out of their 384 pass attempts in their last match. In regard to shooting accuracy, Angers walked away from the pitch at a 37.5% clip by landing 3 shots on target of 8 shots. Angers is averaging 1.15 goals per 90 min (30 total goals) and have 20 assists in all games for the year.
Ismael Traore is a guy who can be a difference maker for Angers. He has accounted for 6 assists while tallying 28 yellow card cautions in his career. Traore has been in the starting lineup in 357 games so far in his career and tallies 0.04 goals per 90 minutes. The defender representing France has accumulated 13 goals scored in 31,526 minutes played. Another player who should impact this match is Pierrick Capelle, the forward hailing from France. Capelle has played 15,617 minutes in 183 starts and has been handed a total of 32 yellow cards. He has assisted on a goal 15 times in his pro soccer career and he has scored 21 total goals. He is averaging 0.12 G/90 during his soccer career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Angers will be Paul Bernardoni. Bernardoni (52-37-60 mark in his professional soccer career) has totaled 40 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 26.8% clean sheet percentage. The goalkeeper born in France has seen 643 shots attempted at him in 149 career starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.45 (216 goals allowed) and he holds a save percentage of 69.1%. Bernardoni has seen the pitch for a total of 13,364 minutes and has tallied 439 saves in his career.
In their last outing, Lens walked away with a victory by a final of 2-1 against Dijon. Lens ended the game with a 52.6% successful dribble rate by completing 10 out of the 19 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this outing by completing 435 of the 499 attempted passes earning a percentage of 87.2%. Lens converted 4 shots on target out of their 11 shots attempted earning them a 36.4% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. With 35 goals and 24 assists In all their contests, Lens sports an average of 1.35 goals and 0.92 assists per 90.
Gael Kakuta should provide solid play for Lens. The forward representing France has totaled 16,259 mins while scoring 34 goals. He has accumulated 15 yellow card warnings in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 30 times. He sports an average of 0.19 goals per 90 and has started 188 matches so far in his career. Make sure to keep an eye out for Florian Sotoca, the forward representing France. He has 27 goals during his soccer career while assisting a teammate on a goal 14 times. Sotoca has been handed 11 yellow card warnings in 7,339 professional minutes played (84 starts). His goals per 90 minute average during his pro soccer career is 0.33.
Jean-Louis Leca will reside in front of the goal for Lens. Leca has tallied 73 clean sheets and has defended 617 shots attempted against him in 17,884 minutes throughout his career. He has a save percentage of 72.4% and his shutout rate is currently at 36.3%. He has surrendered 1.05 goals per 90 mins while he holds a record of 84-48-67. In his pro soccer career, Leca has surrendered 209 goals and has totaled 444 saves in 201 starts.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lens (+155)
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