Lens vs Lyon Prediction, 4/4/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lens vs Lyon
Date: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Location: Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France
TV: beIN Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Lens (+275) Lyon (+100)
Memphis Depay and Lyon (17-9-4, 3rd in Ligue 1) travel to Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Sunday where they'll meet Lens (13-9-8, 5th in Ligue 1). The goaltenders protecting the net will be Jean-Louis Leca for Lens and Anthony Lopes for Lyon. The odds on this contest have Lens coming in at +275 and the Kids are at +100. The total has been set at 2.75.
Lens faced off with Strasbourg in their most recent game and earned the victory with a final of 2-1. Lens attempted 14 dribbles in this match and converted 8 of those tries for a rate of 57.1%. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 80.3% received passes percentage by connecting on 273 out of their 340 passing targets in their last game. Concerning shot accuracy, Lens walked away from the pitch at a 36.4% rate by hitting 4 shots on target out of 11 total shots. Lens has an average of 1.47 g/90 (44 goals in total) and have accounted for 31 assists in all matches this year.
Gael Kakuta is a player who should impact this matchup for Lens. He has totaled 30 assists while accumulating 15 yellow card cautions in his pro soccer career. Kakuta has started 190 matchups during his soccer career and he accounts for 0.19 goals per 90 minutes. The forward hailing from France has racked up 34 goals in 16,444 mins. Another player who should impact this match is Florian Sotoca, the forward born in France. Sotoca has earned 7,607 mins in 87 starts and has earned himself a total of 12 yellow card warnings. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 14 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 28 total goals. He scores 0.33 G/90 during his career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Lens will be Jean-Louis Leca. Leca (86-50-67 record in his career) has earned 73 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 35.6% clean sheet rate. The goalkeeper born in France has seen 629 shots attempted against him in 205 starts. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.07 (216 goals surrendered) and he has earned a save % of 72.3%. Leca has seen the pitch for a total of 18,244 minutes and has tallied 452 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
For their last match, Lyon went home defeated by a final of 4-2 against PSG. They finished this game by completing 411 of the 467 attempted passes for a rate of 88.0%. Lyon finished with a 36.0% successful dribble rate by completing 9 of the 25 dribbles they pursued. Lyon had 7 shots on goal out of their 8 shots attempted earning them a 87.5% rate when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having earned a total of 38 goals and 20 assists in all their matches, Lyon sports an average of 1.27 goals and 0.67 assists per 90 minutes.
Memphis Depay will need to provide a spark for Lyon. He scores 0.51 goals per 90 minutes and has started 188 matches during his career. The forward born in the Netherlands has been on the pitch for 17,204 mins and has scored 98 goals. He has accumulated 19 yellow cards during his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 52 times. Make sure to watch out for Karl Toko Ekambi, the forward who is from France. Ekambi has been handed 15 yellow card warnings in 16,817 mins (191 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.42. He has tallied 79 goals during his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 23 times.
Anthony Lopes will reside in front of the net for Lyon. Lopes has racked up 97 shutouts while defending 1,032 shots against him in 24,511 mins throughout his career. He has a save percentage of 73.6% and his shutout rate sits at 35.5%. He has allowed 1.08 goals per 90 and he has earned a record of 143-61-67. In his career, Lopes has surrendered 293 goals and has accumulated 765 stops in 273 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lens (+275)
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