They finished up last season as number 7, and Lens now prepares to take on Brest. The latter finished as number 11 in the Ligue 1.
Lens want to start off their new campaign with a bang in front of their own crowd. Brest, however, will be very eager to make this a non-event for the loyal home supporters. We should be in for a treat on Sunday.
Lens presents an average of just two goals per game in their last ten games. They scored a moderate 20times, while also conceding ten. This amounts to an average of one per game in which, they kept their opponents from scoring in two matches.
Brest scored 13 goals, conceded 15 and managed two clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Lens vs Brest Preview
In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Lens have three wins, while they've drawn two and lost one. They scored 12 and conceded six goals.
Lens hope to be contesting for a place in a European competition in a season, where a top half finish looks like the minimum outcome.
Brest managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Ligue 1 away matches, in which they scored seven while also conceding eight times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.
A top half finish is the dream target for Brest, although retaining their Ligue 1 status has to be the priority.
Both Brest and Lens seem to prioritize keeping a clean sheet at the cost of scoring goals. Thus, a low scoring match are the obvious choice of bet, when they face each other Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Lens vs Brest Stats
- Lens have not lost the last 12 matches in a row
- Lens have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
- Lens have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches
- Lens have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
- Lens have won the last 3 matches in a row
- Brest have conceded in 21 of the last 23 away matches
- Brest have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- Brest have scored in 6 of the last 7 away matches
- In 3 of the last 4 away matches Brest played, both teams scored
Lens vs Brest Team News
Lens might be looking at three missing players for their upcoming assignment against Brest.There is no need for Brice Samba to show up in the Lens dressing room, as he is suspended.
Adam Buksa and Wuilker Farinez nurses various injuries and won't take part for Lens against Brest at Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Lens vs Brest H2H
Lens picked up one win in their previous six matches against Brest, while the latter claimed three wins in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 4.33.
In the past six matches between home side Lens and Brest both teams found the back of the net four times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.75.
Lens vs Brest Betting Tips
Ignatius Ganago netted twice in his six last Ligue 1 matches for Lens, who look to him to add a third this coming Sunday. Steve Mounie racked up three goals in his past six Ligue 1 games going for Brest.
Lens sailed through their 10 most recent outings at home with six wins, while they drew four. Brest won four of their previous 10 outings away from home across all tournaments, whilst they drew one and lost five.Lens kept a clean sheet seven times in their 10 most recent matches on home soil. At Stade Bollaert-Delelis they hope to do so again this coming Sunday against Brest, who kept a clean sheet in three of their last 10 away games.
In the past six encounters between Lens and Brest over 2.5 goals came out three times, with Lens scoring an average of 0.84 goals per game. Brest averaged 2.02 goals, while both teams scored four times.Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Lens’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.7 goals during this run.Over 2.5 goals happened in two of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.1 times in those matches.