Lyon vs Strasbourg Prediction, 9/12/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lyon vs Strasbourg
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Location: Groupama Stadium in Décines-Charpieu, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Lyon (-234) Strasbourg (+576)
Karl Toko Ekambi and Lyon (1-2-1, 9th in Ligue 1) host Strasbourg (1-1-2, 13th in Ligue 1) at Groupama Stadium on Sunday. The expected starting goalies will be Anthony Lopes for Lyon and Matz Sels for Strasbourg. The line on this game has Lyon priced at -234 and Strasbourg are at +576. The total is set at 3.
Lyon took the field against Nantes in their last matchup and took home the win by a score of 1-0. In the passing game, they finished this match with a 88.0% received passes rate by converting 530 of the 602 pass attempts last match. Lyon tried 17 dribbles in this match and completed 11 of those tries for a rate of 64.7%.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Lyon finished the game at a 41.7% rate by putting 5 shots on target of 12 total shots. Lyon sports an average of 1.25 goals per 90 (5 goals in total) and have racked up 2 assists in all contests for the year.
Karl Toko Ekambi is a player who should impact this matchup for Lyon. Ekambi has been in the starting lineup in 203 matches so far in his career and he scores 0.41 goals per 90 mins. The forward representing France has earned 81 goals in 17,833 mins. He has 25 assists while accumulating 16 yellow card cautions thus far in his career.
Another player who should impact this match is Tino Kadewere, the forward representing Zimbabwe. Kadewere has been on the field for 8,030 mins in 90 career starts and has been handed 13 yellow card warnings. He has helped on a goal 16 times so far in his career and he has scored 48 goals. He scores 0.54 goals per 90 during his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Lyon will be Anthony Lopes. Lopes (149-64-70 record in his career) has earned 99 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 34.7% clean sheet percentage. The goalkeeper hailing from France has had 1,086 shots tried against him in 285 starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.10 (313 total goals allowed) and he has a save % of 73.2%. Lopes has defended the goal for a total of 25,591 mins and has 802 stops in his career.
The last time they took the field, Strasbourg earned three points by winning 3-1 against Brest. Strasbourg finished the match with a 83.3% successful dribble rate by completing 10 out of the 12 dribbles they pursued. They finished the contest by connecting on 395 out of their 496 passing attempts for a rate of 79.6%. Strasbourg converted 5 shots on goal out of 11 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 45.5% rate in their last game. Having earned a total of 5 goals and 4 assists in all matches, Strasbourg averages 1.25 goals and 1.00 assist per 90 minutes.
Kevin Gameiro will need to provide a spark for Strasbourg. The forward from France has been on the field for 27,209 mins and he has scored 151 goals. He has tallied 9 yellow cards so far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 39 times. He has an average of 0.50 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 295 matches thus far in his career. You should also keep an eye on Ludovic Ajorque, the forward who is from Réunion. He has accounted for 53 goals in his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 18 times. Ajorque has earned himself 23 yellow card cautions in 11,833 minutes played (136 starts). His goals per 90 minute average during his career is 0.40.
Matz Sels will look after the net for Strasbourg. Sels has tallied 66 shutouts while defending 979 shots against him in 21,510 career minutes. He has earned a save % of 71.2% and his clean sheet rate is 27.6%. He has allowed 1.26 goals per 90 minutes and he has earned a record of 98-69-72. In his career, Sels has conceded 301 goals and has racked up 693 saves in 239 starts.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Strasbourg (+576)
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