Lens vs Monaco Prediction, 5/23/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lens vs Monaco
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021
Location: Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Lens (+270) Monaco (-123)
Stade Bollaert-Delelis is the site where Gael Kakuta and Lens (15-11-11, 6th in Ligue 1) will play Monaco (24-5-8, 3rd in Ligue 1) on Sunday. The goaltenders protecting the net are Jean-Louis Leca for Lens and Benjamin Lecomte for Monaco. Lens are at +270 while the Monégasques are at -123. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Lens faced Bordeaux in their most recent game and went home with a loss by a final score of 3-0. Lens attempted 19 dribbles in this game and were successful in 9 of the attempts for a rate of 47.4%. When talking about passing the ball, they ended up with a 89.3% rate by completing 516 of the 578 pass targets last contest. Concerning shot accuracy, Lens wrapped this game up at a 28.6% rate by putting 4 shots on target of 14 shots. Lens averages 1.43 goals per 90 min (53 goals in total) and have tallied 35 assists in all contests this season.
Gael Kakuta is a player you are going to want to keep your eye on for Lens. Kakuta has been a starter in 195 games during his career while he scores 0.19 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from France has totaled 36 goals scored in 16,872 professional minutes played. He has totaled 31 assists while accumulating 16 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career. Another guy who could decide the outcome is Kpene Ignatius Ganago, the forward representing Cameroon. Ganago has been on the field for 3,577 mins in 36 starting assignments and has been given a total of 2 yellow cards. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 1 time during his soccer career while he has scored 13 goals. He scores 0.33 goals per 90 for his career.
The man who will defend the goal for Lens will be Jean-Louis Leca. Leca has defended the goal for 18,773 minutes and has 469 stops so far in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.08 (226 goals conceded) and he has earned a save % of 72.3%. The goalie hailing from France has had 653 shots sent his way in 211 starts. Leca (88-52-69 record during his career) has earned 73 clean sheets, which has him sitting with a 34.6% shutout percentage.
The last time they took the field, Monaco earned three points by winning 2-1 against Rennes. They wrapped up this contest by connecting on 288 out of their 389 passes they attempted earning a rate of 74.0%. Monaco earned a 75.0% successful dribble percentage by completing 6 out of the 8 dribbles they tried. Monaco landed 3 shots on goal out of 11 shots attempted which gave them a 27.3% rate in their last match. Having accumulated 76 goals and 52 assists in all competitions, Monaco averages 2.05 goals and 1.41 assists per 90 minutes.
Wissam Ben Yedder should provide a lift for Monaco. The forward representing Spain has totaled 22,344 mins while earning 139 goals. He has accumulated 16 yellow card cautions during his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 45 times. He is averaging 0.56 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 257 matches so far in his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Kevin Volland, the forward representing Germany. He has scored 112 goals in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 64 different times. Volland has been given 50 yellow cards in 26,822 mins (308 career starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.38.
Benjamin Lecomte will look after the goal for Monaco. So far in his pro soccer career, Lecomte has conceded 342 goals while tallying 828 stops in 275 starting assignments. He has given up 1.24 goals per 90 mins and he has earned a mark of 102-83-91. He has earned a save percentage of 71.9% and his clean sheet rate is currently 29.1%. Lecomte has 80 shutouts and has seen 1,148 shots tried against him in 24,823 minutes in his career.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lens (+270)
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