Lens vs Marseille Prediction & Tips
Lens and Olympique de Marseille face at Stade Bollaert ‑ Delelis, in a match for the 23 th round of the Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 20‑01‑2021, Lens won away by (0‑1). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Lens presents significant differences between home and away results.
The home team is currently in 6th place, with 34 points won, after 10 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Nice by (0‑1). In the last match, they won away to Montpellier by (1‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have registered 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. For the league, Lens won 14 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 22 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 10 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 6 of their 15 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Lens enters this round motivated after a victory, by 1-2, in the trip to the Montpellier field, thus returning to the triumphs after the defeat against Nice: the goals of the team were signed by Cheick Doucouré and Gaël Kakuta. The home team usually plays in a 3-5-2 tactical system, giving more importance to a faster playing style with constant transitions. Attacking midfielder Gaël Kakuta is this team’s top scorer with 9 goals scored. Coach Franck Haise cannot count on Cheick Traore and Ignatius Ganago, both with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 7th place, with 32 points won, after 9 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Lens by (0‑1). In the last match, they lost away to Monaco by (3‑1). This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches, Olympique de Marseille has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 17 points out of 30 possible. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 4 of their 10 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 20 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
Olympique Marseille comes unmotivated for this match after having won a 3-1 defeat against Monaco, thus adding the third setback in this Ligue 1: the team’s only goal was signed by Nemanja Radonjic. The visiting club has a habit of playing in a 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring a more organized style of play, attacking through the central corridor. At the individual level we highlight the right wing Florian Thauvin, a player who has scored 6 goals so far. Out of this game are Jordan Amavi and Boubacar Kamara, both with physical problems.
Lens – Marseille FREE TIPS
Marseille – Win @ 3.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90