Lens and Monaco go to battle for the 3rd spot in the league table. Lens are currently in 3rd spot and only 2 points above AS Monaco in 4th. Both teams have earned 63 and 61 points after 31 matches played respectively. Lens come into this match with a loss against league leaders; Paris Saint-Germain, while AS Monaco were too strong for Lorient, as they won 3-1. The last time these two met earlier in the season, Lens won 4-1 away from home.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Lens were on an incredible 4-match win streak until their last game, where they suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of PSG. Lens are eager to get back to winning ways against Monaco here, so they can maintain their 3rd spot. Lens have 63 points in 31 matches this season. They won 18, drew 9 and lost 4 and their goal ratio is 51:25.
In their match against PSG, Lens were 3 goals down in the first half, as Kylian Mbappe, Vitinha and Lionel Messi were all on target. And in the 60th minute, Przemyslaw Frankowski pulled one back from the spot. Lens had only 38% possession, 7 shots on target and 10 corner kicks by the end of 90 minutes.
Team streak: more than 2.5 goals (4/5), first to score (8/9), first half winner (5/6), less than 4.5 cards (8/10).
- Goals per game (1.6)
- Big chances per game (2.7)
- Big chances missed per game (1.6)
- Total shots per game (14.1)
- Shots on target per game (4.8)
- Shots off target per game (6.3)
- Corners per game (5.7)
- Goals conceded per game (0.8)
- Offside per game (1.6)
- Fouls per game (13.5)
- Yellow cards per game (1.6)
- Red cards (22)
AS Monaco (WDWWL)
AS Monaco are on a very good run at the moment and they have not lost in their last 4 matches. In their last match, they beat Lorient 3-1 at home to keep their hopes of finishing third alive. Monaco have 61 points from 31 matches played, and they are 2 points behind Lens in 3rd. They won 18, drew 7 and lost 6 and their goal ratio is 66:43.
Against Lorient, Monaco were dominant in both halves, scoring 2 in the first half and 1 in the second half. Krepin Diatta opened the scoring in the 14th minute and Aleksandr Golovin doubled their lead in the 27th minute. And in the second half, they stretched the lead even further as Kevin Volland scored in the 55th minute. Ibrahim Kone managed to pull one back for Lorient in the 86th minute from the penalty spot. Monaco had 46% possession, 7 shots on target and 5 corner kicks.
Team streak: no losses (4), without a clean sheet (3), more than 2.5 goals (8/10), first to score (4/5), less than 4.5 cards (9/9), less than 10.5 corners (6/7).
- Goals per game (2.1)
- Big chances per game (2.9)
- Big chances missed per game (1.4)
- Total shots per game (12.7)
- Shots on target per game (5.7)
- Shots off target per game (4.4)
- Corners per game (4.5)
- Corners per game (4.5)
- Fouls per game (12.8)
- Yellow cards per game (1.5)
- Red Cards (5)
Head to Head
Lens and Monaco have met 2 times throughout. AS Monaco have 8 wins, while Lens have 4 wins and 8 matches ended in a draw.
- Lens are without a clean sheet in 3 meetings.
- AS Monaco are without a clean sheet in 4 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/7 meetings.
- There were more than 4.5 cards in 5/6 meetings.
- Lens (3-4-2-1): Brice Samba, Facundo Medina, Kevin Dans, Jonathan Gradit, Deiver Machado, Seko Forfana, Israel Boura, Przemyslaw Frankowski, Angelo Fulgini, Adrien Thomasson.
- AS Monaco (4-4-2): Alexander Nubel, Vanderson, Axel Disasi, Guillermo Maripan, Caio Henrique, Krepin Diatta, Youssouf Forfaa, Mohammed Camara, Aleksandr Glovin, Wissam Ben Yedder, Kevin Volland.
Expert Betting Tips
Both teams are evenly matched on paper to face each other and they are both in good form currently. Lens will be playing with much needed confidence on their own ground and they have beaten Monaco already this season. However, this current Monaco team has improved from the Monaco they faced months ago.
- Bet on More than 2 goals at 1.77 Odds
- Bet on Both Teams to Score at 1.99 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 2-2 at 14 Odds