The Ligue 1 clash at Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy this coming Wednesday sees home team Lille battling it out for three points with Clermont Foot.
Looking at the current standings in the Ligue 1, the two teams are separated by five points.
As both Lille and Clermont Foot are aiming to climb into the top six of the table, the upcoming duel will be vital for each of them.
Lille not only beat their upcoming in the previous two meetings, they also kept Clermont Foot from scoring, as they ran out 2-0 and 4-0 winners.
Lille are the bookies favourite to claim the win, when Clermont Foot arrive at Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy, and we believe the home side will prevail.
Lille vs Clermont Foot Prediction
Lille went through their last three matches with a 0-0 draw against Brest, a 5-1 win against Troyes and a 1-0 defeat against Nice. Lille managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Ligue 1, where they also drew twice and lost none. They scored 13 goals and conceded six times.
Clermont Foot Form
Clermont Foot look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last three matches saw them gaining seven points. They ran out 2-1 and 1-2 winners against Rennes and Angers, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Nantes, who claimed a point in a 0-0 draw. Clermont Foot managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Ligue 1 away matches, in which they scored nine while also conceding six times. They also experienced two draws and one defeat.
Lille have taken ten points from their last ten games against teams from the top half of the Ligue 1 table. They won three of these matches with a scoreline of 12 goals to 19. Clermont Foot took ten points from their last nine games against teams from the top half of the Ligue 1 table. They won three, scored seven goals and conceded 14. Lille claimed ten wins, four draws as well as six defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. Clermont Foot enjoy a record of eight wins, five draws and seven defeats in the Ligue 1.
Lille vs Clermont Foot Stats
- Lille have scored in the last 17 home matches in a row
- Lille have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
- Lille have not lost the last 10 home matches in a row
- Lille have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
- Lille have won 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Clermont Foot have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Clermont Foot matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 9 of the last 11 Clermont Foot away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 away matches Clermont Foot played, both teams scored
- In the last 3 matches in a row Clermont Foot played, both teams scored
Lille vs Clermont Foot Team News
At the time of writing, Lille have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Clermont Foot this coming Wednesday.
Jose Fonte, Jonathan Bamba and Gabriel Gudmundsson are all absent from the Lille squad that faces Clermont Foot at Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Lille vs Clermont Foot H2H
Lille held on to a clean sheet in their last encounters with Clermont Foot in the Ligue 1. They ended up winning 2-0 and 4-0 respectively. Lille enter the match against Clermont Foot with a 2-0-1 record in their previous three encounters. A win rate of 67%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Lille vs Clermont Foot Results
Lille vs Clermont Foot Betting Tips
Mohamed Bayo found the target three times in his previous six matches, whereas Johan Gastien just scored once in a similar number of matches.
In their last 10 matches at Decathlon Arena-Stade Pierre-Mauroy across all tournaments Lille won eight times, drew two and lost zero times. Clermont Foot claimed three wins, four draw and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Both teams scored in eight of the last 10 home matches for Lille and in seven of the previous 10 away games for Clermont Foot.
Lille saw over 2.5 goals in two of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of two goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Clermont Foot's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.1 goals in these matches.