Ligue 1 Betting Tips

RC Lens vs Clermont Foot 63 betting tips: Ligue 1 preview, predictions & odds

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Lens have been struggling lately against opponents below them in the table, picking up just one point from games against Metz and Brest. So this match could come at a good time for them to get things right on the pitch against a Clermont side that have lost back to back games.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is RC Lens 3-1 Clermont Foot and is available at odds of 15/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Lens win at 1.7/1 against Les Lanciers at home on Saturday.

Or, back any away win for Clermont at 5/1 here at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.

You can find odds of 3.75/1 for any draw between Lens and Clermont on Saturday.

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Match Preview

Blood and Gold welcome Clermont Foot to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Saturday for this Ligue 1 match. These sides met for the first time in Ligue 1 history back in December when they played out a 2-2 draw in Clermont-Ferrand.

This extended the run of drawn matches between them in this head to head to four consecutive games, in all competitions, one of which ended in a Lens win on penalties. A draw has historically been the most common outcome in their matches with ten draws, eight Lens wins and four to Clermont.

RC Lens come into the match on a run of two league games without a win having also failed to score in each of the matches. They have picked up eight points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

Sang et Or’s last league match, away to FC Metz, ended in a dull 0-0 draw. Expected goals of 0.8 to 0.7 in favour of Lens indicates both teams probably deserved only a point. Blood and Gold will be getting extra finishing sessions this week has created 11 chances in the match yet failed to get a single one on target.

Arnaud Kalimuendo-Muinga is RC Lens’s top scorer with seven goals in Ligue 1 this season but has failed to find the net in his last four outings. He is 2.75/1 to end this mini drought and score against Clermont Foot on Saturday.

Their opponent on Saturday, Clermont Foot, come into the match on a run of three league games without a win, failing to score in each of their last two. They have picked up seven points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

The Lancers lost their last league match at home to FC Lorient. Expected goals of 1.4 to 1.3 in favour of Lorient indicates they were a little unfortunate to get nothing from the match. Les Lanciers will also be working on their finishing with their one in ten on target marginally better than Lens. The final score of the match was 0-2.

Mohamed Bayo is Clermont Foot’s top scorer with ten goals in Ligue 1 this season and is 3.1/1 to score against RC Lens on Saturday.

RC Lens vs Clermont Foot: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings

1 in Total:- 0 RC Lens wins, 0 Clermont Foot wins, 1 draws.

RC Lens team news

Corentin Jean (Knee Problems) will be unavailable for Blood and Gold due to injury on Saturday.

They may look to make a few unforced changes to the side who drew against FC Metz in their last league match.

Clermont Foot team news

Les Lanciers have a full squad to select from with no injuries or suspensions for the trip to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.

They may look to shuffle their deck voluntarily having lost against FC Lorient in their last league match.

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