The spotlight is on Lens and Monaco, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other this coming Saturday at Stade Bollaert-Delelis in the Ligue 1.The last time the pair played each other, Lens came out the other side as 0-2 winners back in August 2021.
While Monaco are chasing the lead in the Ligue 1 after collecting 68 points in 37 rounds, Lens trail by 61 points after 37 rounds, leaving them as number seven in the table.
Lens scored 18 while allowing eight goals against in the past ten matches. They claimed three clean sheets on the way.
Monaco show off splendid stats in their last ten matches, where they hit the target 2.3 times on average per game. They scored 23 goals and conceded nine, an average of 0.9 a game. They held on for a clean sheet in three of these.
Lens vs Monaco Preview
Lens should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Nantes, before beating first Reims by 2-1, then Troyes in a 3-1 win. Lens won three of their previous six matches at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in the Ligue 1. They drew two and suffered one defeats, scoring 11goals to five against.
In their last three matches, Monaco first beat Angers 2-0, then Lille by 1-2 and finally Brest by 4-2. Monaco picked up a win in their previous four away matches.
Lens have taken 23 points from their last 17 games against teams from the top half of the Ligue 1 table. They won six of these matches with a scoreline of 22 goals to 20. Monaco scored 20 goals and conceded 19 in their last 17 games against teams from the top half of the Ligue 1 table. This earned them seven wins and 26 points.
In current form, we favour Monaco to claim a win, when they challenge Lens at Stade Bollaert-Delelis. We doubt, the home side is able to stop the visitors.
Lens vs Monaco Stats
- Lens have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- Lens have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Lens played, both teams scored
- Lens have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
- Lens have not lost 6 of the last 7 home matches
- Monaco have not lost the last 10 matches in a row
- Monaco have won the last 9 matches in a row
- Monaco have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
- In the last 4 away matches in a row Monaco played, both teams scored
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Monaco played, both teams scored
Lens vs Monaco Team News
Monaco face a list of four absentees from the squad ahead of their next match on Saturday against Lens.
Radoslaw Majecki, Benoit Badiashile, Myron Boadu and Krepin Diatta all face a spell on the sidelines for Monaco due to various injuries.
Lens vs Monaco H2H
The last time these two teams squared up, Lens ran out 0-2 winners back in August 2021 at Stade Louis II, Monaco. Lens won 30% of their last Ligue 1 meetings against Monaco for at total record of 3-4-3, as their next visitors won three matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet four times in the past ten matches between Lens and Monaco. Under 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 2.30 with the bookies.
Lens vs Monaco Betting Tips
He banged in 24 goals so far this season, and Wissam Ben Yedder also hammered in six goals in his last six games in this tournament. No doubt, he will be hungry for more, when travelling to face Lens.
Lens won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, with two draw and three defeats as well. Monaco claimed six wins from their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost three of these matches. Lens managed to open the scoring no less than fiveof their previous 10 league games on home soil. The visitors from Monaco performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in sixof their last 10 away games.
Under 2.5 goals happened four times in the last ten encounters between these two rivals. Lens managed an average of 1.1 goals, with Monaco averaging one goal in these. Both teams not to score was a winning bet eight times in this run of matches. Lens saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 2.4 times in those matches.