Nantes vs Lille Prediction, 2/7/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Nantes vs Lille
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Location: Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes, France
TV: ESPN2 Norte
Odds/Point Spread: Nantes (+329) Lille (-108)
Stade de la Beaujoire is the venue where Ludovic Blas and Nantes (3-10-10, 17th in Ligue 1) will take on Lille (15-6-2, 1st in Ligue 1) on Sunday. The goaltenders who are expected to start are Alban Lafont for Nantes and Mike Maignan for Lille. Nantes are at +329 while Lille OSC are at -108. The over/under has been set at 2.25.
Nantes stepped onto the pitch against Saint-Etienne in their most recent game and finished with a draw by a score of 1-1. In the passing game, they ended with a 79.2% received passes percentage by connecting on 293 out of their 370 pass attempts last game. Nantes attempted 18 dribbles in this matchup and converted 7 of the attempts for a rate of 38.9%. In relation to shooting accuracy, Nantes wrapped this game up at a 50.0% clip by landing 6 shots on target of 12 total shots. Nantes is averaging 0.96 goals per 90 (22 total goals) and have accumulated 13 assists In all contests this year.
Ludovic Blas is a player who should be able to impact this match for Nantes. Blas has been given a starting assignment in 104 games so far in his pro soccer career and he accounts for 0.15 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder representing France has earned 16 goals scored in 9,751 professional minutes played. He has accounted for 12 assists while accumulating 17 yellow cards during his career. One more guy who should impact this match is Renaud Emond, the forward born in Belgium. He has helped on a goal 8 times so far in his career while he has scored 55 total goals. Emond has played 10,768 minutes in 118 starts and has been given 15 yellow card warnings. He scores 0.46 G/90 during his career.
The guy defending the goal for Nantes will be Alban Lafont. Lafont has seen the pitch for 16,319 mins and has accumulated 506 saves thus far in his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.26 (228 total goals conceded) and he has earned a save % of .720. The goalie hailing from Burkina Faso has had 710 shots tried at him in 182 career starts. Lafont (49-58-75 mark during his career) has earned 51 clean sheets, which gives him a 28.0% shutout rate.
When they last took the field, Lille walked away with a victory by a final of 3-0 against Bordeaux. Lille finished the match with a 66.7% successful dribble rate by connecting on 6 of the 9 dribbles they tried. They finished the contest by connecting on 427 out of their 511 passes they tried for a percentage of 83.6%. Lille connected on 6 shots on goal out of their 11 shots tried which gave them a 54.5% rate in their last game. Having accumulated 39 goals and 26 assists in all their contests, Lille is averaging 1.70 goals and 1.13 assists per 90 minutes.
Yusuf Yazici will need to be on top of his game for Lille. The midfielder from Turkey has been on the pitch for 8,199 mins and has scored 28 goals. He has 24 yellow card warnings thus far in his career and has assisted on a goal 24 times. He has an average of 0.31 goals per 90 minutes and has started 94 matches in his pro soccer career. You should also watch out for Jonathan Bamba, the forward representing France. He has tallied 33 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 26 times. Bamba has been given 9 yellow cards in 12,405 minutes played (139 career starts). His goals per 90 min average so far in his career is 0.24.
Mike Maignan is expected to look after the goal for Lille. Maignan has racked up 48 clean sheets while defending 462 shots attempted against him in 11,898 mins in his career. He holds a save % of .729 and his clean sheet rate is currently 36.4%. He has given up 1.05 goals per 90 mins and he has earned a record of 66-26-40. So far in his pro soccer career, Maignan has allowed 139 goals while totaling 343 stops in 132 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lille (-108)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Expert Soccer Picks
Most Recent Soccer Picks
- SC Freiburg vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction, 8/12/2022 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Reims vs Clermont Foot Prediction, 8/14/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Philadelphia Union vs Chicago Fire Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Nantes vs Lille Prediction, 8/14/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Seattle Sounders FC vs Real Salt Lake Prediction, 8/14/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Inter Miami CF vs New York City FC Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- PSG vs Montpellier Prediction, 8/14/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Lorient vs Lyon Prediction, 8/14/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- FC Dallas vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Los Angeles FC vs Charlotte FC Prediction, 8/13/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds