Rennes vs Lyon Prediction, 1/10/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Rennes vs Lyon
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2021
Location: Roazhon Park in Rennes, France
Odds/Point Spread: Rennes (+150) Lyon (-175)
Adrien Hunou and Rennes (9-4-4, 4th in Ligue 1) host Lyon (10-6-1, 1st in Ligue 1) at Roazhon Park on Sunday. The goaltenders protecting the net will be Romain Salin for Rennes and Anthony Lopes for Lyon. The odds on this contest have Rennes coming in at +150 and the Kids are at -175. The O/U is set at 2.5.
Rennes stepped onto the pitch against Metz in their last game and took home the win by a score of 1-0. When talking about passing the ball, they ended up with a 85.8% passes received percentage by converting 560 out of their 653 passing attempts in their last match. Rennes tried 17 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 9 of those dribbles for a rate of 52.9%. In terms of shooting accuracy, Rennes finished at a 54.5% rate by putting 6 shots on target of 11 total shots. Rennes is averaging 1.47 g/90 (25 goals in total) and have 23 assists in all competitions for the year.
Adrien Hunou is a player who should impact this matchup for Rennes. He has 8 assists while earning 11 yellow card warnings in his career. Hunou has been a starter in 106 contests in his career and he accounts for 0.34 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from France has tallied 37 goals scored in 9,899 professional minutes played. Another player who should impact this match is Benjamin Bourigeaud, the forward who is from France. Bourigeaud has played 15,214 minutes in 173 starts and has earned himself 29 yellow cards. He has helped a teammate on a goal 26 times during his career and he has scored 29 goals. He is averaging 0.17 goals per 90 mins for his pro soccer career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Rennes is Romain Salin. Salin has been on the field for a total of 13,854 minutes and has accumulated 480 stops during his soccer career. His GA/90 is 1.34 (206 goals conceded) and he has a save percentage of .701. The keeper hailing from France has seen 685 shots tried against him in 156 career starting assignments. Salin (54-37-62 record in his career) has recorded 39 clean sheets, which gives him a 25.0% clean sheet percentage.
For their last match, Lyon went home victorious with a score of 3-0 against Nantes. Lyon finished the match with a 46.4% successful dribble percentage by converting 13 out of the 28 dribbles they pursued. They wrapped up this contest by converting 634 out of their 682 passing attempts for a percentage of 93.0%. Lyon had 11 shots attempted out of 22 shots attempted which had them at a 50.0% clip in their last outing. With a total of 32 goals and 18 assists in all their contests, Lyon averages 1.88 goals and 1.06 assists per 90.
Memphis Depay will need to provide a spark for Lyon. The forward who is from the Netherlands has accumulated 16,103 mins and has scored 92 goals. He has tallied 17 yellow cards in his career and has assisted on a goal 47 times. He currently averages 0.51 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 175 matches in his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Karl Toko Ekambi, the forward representing France. Ekambi has been given 15 yellow cards in 15,859 minutes played (179 career starting assignments). His G/90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.43. He has 76 goals during his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 22 different times.
Anthony Lopes will be residing in front of the net for Lyon. Lopes has 93 clean sheets and has defended 987 shots tried against him in 23,341 career minutes. He holds a save % of .740 and his clean sheet rate sits at 35.8%. He has surrendered 1.07 goals per 90 while earning a mark of 136-58-64. In his career, Lopes has allowed 277 goals and has accumulated 735 stops in 260 starts.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Lyon (-175)
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