Lens vs St Etienne Preview, Tips and Odds

The teams of Lens and St Etienne will face each other on Saturday at Stade Bollaert-Delelis for a game of the 6th round of Ligue 1. Both teams are currently in the upper half of the standings, with Lens occupying 6th spot and St Etienne up at 4th, with only the goal difference separating them, as they are both on ten points.

Lens vs St Etienne Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Lens loss 7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L
St Etienne win 8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L

Last game between the teams: 2018-07-21 Friendly: Lens – St Etienne 0:1; Mathieu Debuchy 42′
Last game at this venue: 2018-07-21 Friendly: Lens – St Etienne 0:1; Mathieu Debuchy 42

Worth Mentioning

St Etienne prevailed with a slender 0:1 over Lens when the two sides faced each other for the last time for a friendly, back in July of 2018 at Stade Bollaert-Delelis. St Etienne are unbeaten in the last five H2H clashes, recording three victories and two draws, with each of those triumphs achieved with the same score of 1:0. None of the last five meetings ended in win for the hosts, as four games took place in Lens. Just one of those five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, and only the same also witnessed goals at both ends.

Lens vs St Etienne Stats

As of 30/09 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Lens draw 6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L 5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
St Etienne loss 4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last Game Lens: 2020-09-27 Ligue 1: Nimes – Lens 1:1; Zinedine Ferhat 87′; Ignatius Ganago 34′
Top Performers Lens: Ignatius Ganago 4 goals, Gael Kakuta 3 goals, Facundo Medina 1 goal.
Next Game Lens: 2020-10-17 Ligue 1: Lille – Lens
Last Game St Etienne: 2020-09-26 Ligue 1: St Etienne – Rennes 0:3; Naif Aguerd 33′, Sehrou Guirassy 52′, Adrien Hunou 89′
Top Performers St Etienne: Romain Hamouma 3 goals, Denis Bouanga 2 goals, Mahdi Camara 1 goal.
Next Game St Etienne: 2020-10-17 Ligue 1: St Etienne – Nice

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Lens 16-13 7 8 2
St Etienne 12-13 3 2 3

Worth Mentioning

Lens earned a point from their visit to Nimes on Sunday for a match of the 5th round of Ligue 1. That ended their four game winning streak, but extended the unbeaten run to five. Only one of Lens’ last eight clashes ended in win for the away sides. The team’s only clean sheet across the last eight outings was registered against the reigning champions from Paris SG. Three of Lens’ last five meetings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as four saw both involved sides to score.
St Etienne were trashed 0:3 at home by Rennes at the weekend. That was the team’s first defeat in five games, after previously recording three victories and a draw. Two of St Etienne’s last three matches were won by the visitors, but before that the hosts had triumphed in six consecutive meetings. Three of their last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while only one witnessed goals at both ends.

Lens vs St Etienne News

Missing Players Lens: Clement Michelin,Seko Fofana, Charles Boli and Cheick Traore are injured.
Missing Players St Etienne: Mathieu Debuchy, Stephane Ruffier, Wahbi Khazri, Charles Abi and Gabriel Silva are injured.

Lens vs St Etienne Predictions

Both teams to score – 1.95 @ bet365