Reims – Lens (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

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Reims vs Lens Prediction & Tips

Reims and Lens meet at Stade Auguste ‑ Delaune II, in a match for the 25th round of Ligue 1. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, on 08‑11‑2020, the two teams tied (4‑ 4). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 06‑01‑2019, in a match for the Coupe de France which ended with the victory of Reims by (2‑0). In this match the home factor may be decisive, as Lens presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.

After 7 wins, 7 draws and 10 losses, the home team is currently in 14th position, with 28 points won. In their last match, they lost to Lorient by (1‑0), after having drawn (0‑0) at home in the previous match, against Angers SCO. This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for the Coupe de France, they lost to Valenciennes at home by (3‑4). In their last 10 home games for the championship, Reims won 4, drew 3 and lost 3, winning 15 points out of 30 possible.

For this competition, they did not lose any of the last 6 matches at their stadium. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half ‑ time was 0‑0 (4 out of 11 matches). His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 7 of the last 11 they played there were less than 3 goals. In 24 matches in the competition, he conceded the first goal 10 times and only managed 1 comeback. In the last 11 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 5 of their 11 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).

Stade Reims come to this match after a 3×4 loss to Valenciennes, in a match for the French Cup. In the last game for Ligue 1, the home team lost 1×0 to Lorient. The local team usually plays 4-3-3, favoring the maintenance of possession and attacks through the flanks: Nathanaël Mbuku and Dereck Kutesa offer great width to the team’s play. One of the strengths of the home team is its ability to end dangerous situations that it creates. Coach David Guion can count on all his players.

After 10 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is currently in 6th position, with 36 points won. In their last match, they drew with Rennes at home by (0‑0), after in the previous match having drawn at home, in a match against Olympique Marseille, by (2‑2). This is a team that curiously has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. The team comes to this match after an away win against Nantes by (2‑4). For the championship, Lens won 17 points out of a possible 30, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 away games. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they were not very strong defensively. In 24 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 1 comeback.

Lens comes to this game motivated, after a 2×4 victory in the visit to Nantes, thus advancing towards the next round of the Coupe de France: the team’s goals were scored by Corentin Jean (2), Cheick Doucouré and Arnaud Kalimuendo . On the last day of Ligue 1, the visitors drew with Rennes. In this match at the Stade Reims arena, coach Franck Haise is expected to play 3-5-2, in which the two most advanced players are Florian Sotoca and Corentin Jean. The visiting coach cannot count on Ignacio Ganago, due to physical problems.

Reims – Lens FREE TIPS

Lens – Win @ 3.25

Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80

Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90