Lille vs Lyon 03/08/2020 Game Analysis, Betting Previews and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Lille vs Lyon 03/08/2020 – It’s Matchday 28 in Ligue 1 and one of the top matchups of the week is Lille vs Lyon on Sunday at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. Lille is trying to hold on for a top-four finish while Lyon is still hoping to climb up the table. Best Online Betting Sites are in favor of Lille to defeat Lyon at home but just slightly.
Lille vs Lyon 03/08/2020
Lille is currently sitting fourth in the Ligue 1 table with 46 points. They are ahead by five points with Stade Reims, OGC Nice, Lyon, Montpellier, Monaco and Angers on their tail. Lille has been playing well in the league with five wins in their last six including two straight victories. They are coming off a 1-0 over Nantes last week. Benjamin Andre scored the lone goal of the match in the 58th minute. Lille was not dominating possession but they created a lot of chances with 15 shots taken, five of which were on target. They have also just lost twice in their last 15 Ligue 1 games against Lyon.
Players to Watch: Victor Osimhen (13 goals, 4 assists), Loic Remy (6 G), Jonathan Ikone (3 G, 6 A), Yusuf Yazici (1 G, 4 A), Renato Sanches (3 G, 1 A), Mike Maignan (11 clean sheets).
Lyon is out of the title race in Ligue 1 but they are focused on a top-four finish. They are still in the Champions League and they have a chance of moving on the quarterfinals but it would take a miracle for them to win the entire thing. Lyon sits just seventh in the league table with 40 points from 27 matches. They can get close in the top four if they can beat Lille away from home. Lyon is unbeaten in their last three games including a two-game winning streak. They are coming off a 2-0 derby win over St-Etienne last week. Moussa Dembele continued his amazing form with two goals in the 27th and 96th minutes. Lyon has to play great if they want to close the gap on Lille in the table.
Players to Watch: Moussa Dembele (16 G, 2 A), Maxwel Cornet (4 G, 3 A), Houssem Aouar (3 G, 4 A), Thiago Mendes (6 A), Betrand Traore (1 G, 3 A), Anthony Lopes (8 CS).
Lille vs Lyon Betting Numbers
Lille vs Lyon is one of the top headliners in Ligue 1’s Matchday 28. Lille is looking to continue their dominance of Lyon. On the other hand, Lyon just wants to close the gap on a possible top-four finish. Top Sports Betting Websites are slightly favoring Lille to beat Lyon.
Moneyline: The safest option is to bet on Lille since they are the slight favorites to win this match with a moneyline of +130, compared to Lyon that has a moneyline of +188. As for a draw result, it has a moneyline of +230.
Score Prediction: Lille defeats Lyon in a thrilling 2-1 win.