Lille vs Lens Prediction, 4/16/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lille vs Lens
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022
Location: Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Lille (+125) Lens (+245)
Florian Sotoca and Lens (13-8-10, 8th in Ligue 1) head to Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Saturday where they'll take on Lille (12-12-7, 7th in Ligue 1). The goalies who are expected to start are Leo Jardim for Lille and Jean-Louis Leca for Lens. Lille OSC are at +125 while Lens are priced at +245. The total has been set at 2.5.
Lille faced off with Angers in their most recent game and wrapped up with a draw by a score of 1-1. Lille tried 14 dribbles in this match and converted 5 of the attempts for a rate of 35.7%. When discussing the passing game, they finished this match with a 96.7% passes received rate by converting 471 out of their 487 passing targets in their last match.
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Regarding shot accuracy, Lille finished at a 18.8% clip by landing 3 shots on target of 16 shots. Lille is averaging 1.16 goals per 90 min (36 total goals) and have earned 23 assists in all contests this season.
Jonathan David is a player who should impact this matchup for Lille. He has accounted for 15 assists while accumulating 7 yellow cards during his soccer career. David has been in the starting lineup in 100 matches during his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.58 goals per 90 mins. The forward hailing from Canada has recorded 56 goals in 8,736 professional minutes played.
One more guy who should impact this match is Jonathan Bamba, the forward who is from France. Bamba has accumulated 15,451 mins in 175 career starts and has been given 13 yellow card cautions. He has helped a teammate on a goal 30 times during his pro soccer career while he has scored 34 total goals. He averages 0.20 goals per 90 so far in his career.
The guy protecting the net for Lille will be Leo Jardim. Jardim has seen the pitch for a total of 7,573 mins and has 250 stops in his pro soccer career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.44 (121 total goals surrendered) and he has a save percentage of 70.5%. The keeper hailing from Brazil has had 352 shots sent in his direction in 84 starts. Jardim (25-26-33 mark in his career) has accumulated 24 shutouts, which leaves him with a 28.6% clean sheet rate.
When they last took the field, Lens took home the win by a final score of 3-0 against Nice. Lens had a 45.5% successful dribble percentage by converting 5 out of the 11 dribbles they pursued. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 305 of the 352 passing tries for a rate of 86.6%. Lens landed 3 shots on target out of 6 shots attempted which gave them a 50.0% rate in their last game. Having accumulated 46 goals and 30 assists In all their contests, Lens has an average of 1.48 goals and 0.97 assists per 90.
Florian Sotoca should provide a spark for Lens. The forward hailing from France has totaled 9,730 mins while scoring 33 goals. He has tallied 21 yellow cards thus far in his career and has helped on a goal 18 times. He is averaging 0.31 goals per 90 and has been given a starting assignment in 110 matches in his pro soccer career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Gael Kakuta, the forward representing France. He has collected 39 goals in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 35 different times. Kakuta has been handed 17 yellow card warnings in 18,508 mins (215 starts). His goals per 90 min average so far in his career is 0.19.
Jean-Louis Leca will be looking after the goal for Lens. In his career, Leca has surrendered 257 goals and has earned 529 stops in 237 starting assignments. He has given up 1.10 goals per 90 while holding a mark of 98-59-78. He holds a save percentage of 71.8% and his clean sheet rate is currently 33.3%. Leca has racked up 79 shutouts while defending 741 shots tried against him in 21,068 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lille (+125)
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