Lens vs Lille Preview, Tips and Odds

The teams of Lens and Lille will face each other at Stade Bollaert-Delesis for a match of Ligue 1 36th round on Friday. Lens are currently occupying 5th spot in the standings with fifty-six points, while Lille are at the very top, leading the way on seventy-six, but their lead over 2nd-placed PSG is just a single point.

Lens vs Lille Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Lens Loss 4 W/ 6 D/ 10 L 3 W/ 5 D/ 2 L
Lille Win 10 W/ 6 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 18.10.2020 Ligue 1: Lille – Lens 4:0; Burak Yilmaz 11’, Jonathan Bamba 48’, Jonathan Ikone 69’, Yusuf Yazici 79’; Jonathan Gradit from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 57’; Clement Michelin from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 75’
Last game at this venue: 07.12.2014 Ligue 1: Lens – Lille 1:1; Adamo Coulibaly 90’; Idrissa Gueye 48’

Worth mentioning: Lille and Lens met for the first time in over five years in October of 2020 at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, when the hosts from Lille recorded a comprehensive 4:0 victory. They are on a run of two back-to-back victories and unbeaten in twelve consecutive H2H clashes. Lens’ last triumph dates fifteen years back to 2006, when winning 4:2 at home. Just two of the last nineteen encounters have been won by the visiting sides. Three of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals and also three witnessed goals at both ends.

Lens vs Lille Stats

As of 04.05 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Lens Loss 4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Lille Win 6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L 3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game Lens: 01.05.2021 Ligue 1: Paris SG – Lens 2:1; Neymar 33’, Marquinhos 59’; Ignatius Ganago 61’
Top performers Lens: Gael Kakuta 11 goals 5 assists, Florian Sotoca 8 goals 3 assists, Arnaud Kalimuendo 7 goals 3 assists.
Next game Lens: 16.05.2021 Ligue 1: Bordeaux – Lens
Last game Lille: 01.05.2021 Ligue 1: Lille – Nice 2:0; Burak Yilmaz 13 goals, Zeki Celik 56’; Jordan Mvula Lotomba from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 48’
Top performers Lille: Burak Yilmaz 13 goals 5 assists, Jonathan David 11 goals 2 assists, Yusuf Yazici 7 goals 4 assists.
Next game Lille: 16.05.2021 Ligue 1: Lille – St Etienne

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Lens 20-16 8 10 0
Lille 15-9 4 4 5

Worth mentioning: Lens were handed their 1st defeat in seven games when visiting Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday, when going 2:1 down at Parc des Princes. That was the team’s only 2nd loss for the las sixteen matches, with both coming away from home and via one goal margins. All but one of those sixteen encounters witnessed goals at both ends and twelve produced over 2,5 goals. Lens are undefeated in seven consecutive games at Stade Bollaert-Delesis.
Lille triumphed with a solid 2:0 score when facing Nice at home on Saturday. The league leaders are unbeaten in five matches, recording four victories and a draw and only one of their four defeats for the last twenty games came in a Ligue 1 fixture. Only the most-recent of Lille’s last six clashes was won by the home sides. Just one of their last five encounters resulted in over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends. Lille lost only two of the previous fifteen visits, and recorded twelve victories in the process.

Lens vs Lille News

Missing players Lens: Issiaga Sylla is suspended.
Missing players Lille: Benjamin Andre is suspended.

Lens vs Lille Predictions

Lille to win – 1.85 @ bet365