Before the round - trends on French Ligue 1 (16-17/01/2021)

    13 Jan 2021 | Ligue 1 | Before the round
    Before the round - trends on French Ligue 1 (16-17/01/2021)

    Lyon occupy the top spot in the standing, although their fragile lead of just 1 point over PSG and Lille OSC isn’t enough for them to feel safe. Prepare for an exciting weekend full of interesting fixtures from the French top-flight league.


    Olympique Marseille - Nîmes Olympique

    Olympique Marseille face the bottom-placed team of Nîmes Olympique this Saturday.

    Les Olympiens are currently 6th in the table and they will do their best to finish in top 3 this season. Nîmes Olympique split the bottom spot in the standing with FC Lorient, as both sides have 12 points to their name.

    • Olympique Marseille are on a run of 7 consecutive home undefeated matches in their domestic league.
    • Unfortunately for Nîmes Olympique they have lost 11 of their 13 most recent matches (Ligue 1).
    • In their last 5 home games of Ligue 1, Olympique Marseille have won by 2+ goals on 3 occasions.
    • Nîmes Olympique have been defeated by 2 or more goals in 6 of their 8 most recent games of Ligue 1.
    • Prediction: Olympique Marseille @ 1.38


    Strasbourg - AS Saint-Étienne

    Two teams, who are showing pretty similar results lately, face each other this weekend, when Strasbourg host AS Saint-Étienne at their Stade de la Meinau.

    The home side are just 1 point ahead of their upcoming opponents and they will be aiming to increase their lead. Both sides are quite close to the relegation zone, so expect a thrilling clash between them.

    • Strasbourg have won just 1 of their last 7 home matches in Ligue 1.
    • In their last 26 games in Ligue 1, AS Saint-Étienne have a poor record of just 4 wins.
    • Strasbourg have drawn 2 of their 4 most recent home games (Ligue 1).
    • AS Saint-Étienne have drawn 6 of their 8 most recent games (Ligue 1).
    • Prediction: Drawn @ 3.10


    Lille OSC - Stade Reims

    Off-form Stade Reims travel to face Lille OSC this Sunday.

    Lille OSC are enjoying a splendid run of 6 matches, in which they were defeated just once. Stade Reims are quite inconsistent recently and have fallen to the 14th spot in the table.

    • Lille OSC have not been beaten in 22 of their 25 most recent home matches in Ligue 1.
    • Stade Reims have won only 2 of their last 13 away Ligue 1 matches.
    • Lille OSC have won 5 of their last 7 matches in Ligue 1.
    • Both teams scored in 9 of Stade Reims's last 12 away league games.
    • Prediction: Lille OSC @ 1.57


    Lyon - FC Metz

    Lyon will be aiming to increase their leadership on the top of the table this weekend, when they host FC Metz at their Groupama Stadium.

    The away side are in an unfortunate spell of 3 fixtures without a win and don’t have much of a chance against one of the toughest opponents in Ligue 1. Les Gones, on the other hand, are performing quite solidly and will be shooting for the champions title this campaign.

    • In their last 19 games in Ligue 1, Lyon have recorded 18 undefeated encounters.
    • In their 7 most recent away matches of Ligue 1, FC Metz have been undefeated 6 times.
    • Lyon have won by 3+ goals 3 of their last 6 home Ligue 1 games.
    • Lyon have managed to win by 2+ goals in their last 4 home games against FC Metz in Ligue 1
    • Prediction: Lyon @ 1.33

    Predictions for Ligue 1

    Home team - Away team Tip
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    Paris St. GermainMontpellier HSC
    22/01/2021 20:00
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    RC LensOGC Nice
    23/01/2021 16:00
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    AS MonacoOlympique Marseille
    23/01/2021 20:00
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    Girondins BordeauxAngers SCO
    24/01/2021 12:00

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