Ligue 1 Betting Tips

Strasbourg Alsace vs RC Lens betting tips: Ligue 1 preview, predictions & odds


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Strasbourg have the longest undefeated streak right now in Ligue 1 with seven matches. They have also been stronger at home this season averaging 1.93 points per game here compared to just 1.4 ppg on the road.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is RC Strasbourg Alsace 2-1 RC Lens and is available at odds of 9/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Strasbourg win at 2.1/1 against Sang et Or at home on Sunday.

Or, back any away win for Lens at 3.4/1 here at the Stade de la Meinau.

You can find odds of 3.3/1 for any draw between Strasbourg and Lens on Sunday.

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Match Preview

Les Coureurs welcome RC Lens to the Stade de la Meinau on Sunday for this Ligue 1 match. Strasbourg are chasing a first league double in this head to head since the 1996/97 season after winning the reverse fixture 0-1 back in September.

RC Strasbourg Alsace come into the match on a run of seven league games undefeated and have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three at home. They have picked up 10 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

The Racers’ last league match, away to FC Lorient, ended in a dull 0-0 draw. Expected goals of 1.3 to 0.4 in favour of Strasbourg indicates they probably deserved more than a point from the match. Le Racing will be getting extra finishing sessions in this week having failed to score despite creating 1.3xG worth of chances. Jean-Ricner Bellegarde and Kevin Gameiro were particularly wasteful in front of goal, missing five of the Racers’ 13 shots between them including the game’s only two big chances.

Ludovic Ajorque is RC Strasbourg Alsace’s top scorer with ten goals in Ligue 1 this season and is 2.75/1 to score against RC Lens on Sunday.

Their opponent on Sunday, RC Lens, come into the match on a run of two league games undefeated. They have picked up 11 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

Blood and Gold won their last league match at home to Clermont Foot. Expected goals of 1.8 to 1.1 in favour of Clermont Foot indicates Lens didn't deserve all three points on the balance of chances created.

Quantity over quality was the order of the day here as Lens came from behind to win after peppering the Clermont goal with 20 shots without creating a single big chance. The final score of the match was 3-1.

Arnaud Kalimuendo Muinga is RC Lens’s top scorer with seven goals in Ligue 1 this season and is 3.75/1 to score against RC Strasbourg Alsace on Sunday.

RC Strasbourg Alsace vs RC Lens: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings

47 in Total:- 19 RC Strasbourg Alsace wins, 13 RC Lens wins, 15 draws.

RC Strasbourg Alsace team news

Maxime Le Marchand (Back Injury) will be unavailable for Les Coureurs due to injury on Sunday.

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

RC Lens team news

Injuries will rule out Corentin Jean (Knee Problems) and Kevin Danso (Ankle Injury) for the trip to the Stade de la Meinau.

They are unlikely to make any changes to the side that beat Clermont Foot in their last league outing.

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