Olympique Lyon vs Stade de Reims – Prediction, and Match Preview
Lyon vs Reims – Following their 3-1 victory against Monaco in Ligue 1, Lyon is looking to secure another victory.
In that game, Lyon enjoyed 62% of the possession and three of their eleven shots on goal were successful. Rayan Cherki (78′), Maxence Caqueret (57′), and Alexandre Lacazette (38′) scored goals for Lyon.
Monaco had nine shots on goal, but only one of them was successful in hitting the target. After only two minutes, Wissam Ben Yedder was able to score for Monaco.
In six of the previous six games in which Lyon played, three or more goals per game were scored. In these contests, their opponents scored 11, while Lyon amassed a total of 14.
Both Reims and Angers SCO worked hard to earn a tie for second place in the championship game of Ligue 1, which they shared. The final score was 2-2.
Reims had 57% of the game’s possession and eleven total attempts, five shot on goal, of which two were successful. Junya Ito (10′) and Folarin Balogun (54′) scored goals for Reims.
Angers made seven shots at goal at the other end, scoring two of them. For Angers SCO, goals were scored by Halid “abanovi” (46′) and Himad Abdelli (60′).
Reims has allowed opponents to score in five of their previous six games, allowing a total of 10 goals to be scored against them. Reims appears to have a little give in defense.
Putting aside previous outcomes, we must now wait to see if that tendency might hold true in this particular match. Reims had lost their last three league games on the road before this match.
Lyon vs Reims – Betting Analysis
There hasn’t been much to separate the clubs in their previous head-to-head matches dating back to December 21, 2019, with Lyon winning one and Reims drawing the other three after 90 minutes of play.
Overall, 12 goals were scored during this time span between them, with seven coming from Lyon and five from Les Rouges et Blancs. There are often two goals scored every game on average.
The teams’ most recent league encounter occurred in Ligue 1 Match Day 4 on August 28, 2022, with Reims defeating Lyon 1–1.
Reims achieved 26% possession at that point, eight shots on goal, only one of which were on target. Junya Ito (24′) was their lone scorer.
Five goal attempts were made by Lyon at the other end, and only one of them were successful. In the 86th minute, Moussa Dembélé scored. Referee Jérémy Stinat was in charge.
If everything plays out as expected, Reims will undoubtedly find it difficult to overcome a Lyon lineup that will almost surely control this game.
What are the top odds for the game?
Checking the betting prices for this game in the 90 min. result market, a win for Lyon can be had for 1.6, a wager on a drawn result is 4.45, and putting your money on a win for Reims gets 5. They are the most competitive returns that can be secured at this very moment.
Lyon vs Reims – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Home to Win