Lyon vs Monaco – Prediction, and Match Preview
Lyon vs Monaco – Lyon will be hoping for a better outcome after losing to Clermont Foot 2-1 in their previous Ligue 1 match.
In that game, Lyon had 62% of the possession and only one of its 15 total attempts on goal were successful. Alexandre Lacazette (21′) was the lone scorer for Lyon. Two of Clermont Foot’s nine goal attempts were successful. Clermont Foot scored through Grejohn Kyei (25′, 65′).
In recent games involving Lyon, there has been a lot of goalmouth action, making them entertaining contests. 25 goals have been scored overall for both teams over the course of their most recent six games (an average of 4.17 goals per game), with 14 of those goals coming from Lyon.
Before this encounter, Lyon’s previous two league matches against Monaco had both ended in losses for the squad, bringing their overall record against Monaco to 0-2.
In the previous matchup between these two teams, which took place in Ligue 1, there was no scoring and the game finished in a stalemate.
Monaco had 41% of the possession in that game and 8 shots on goal, with 1 of those being successful. Lille had 10 goal attempts, four of which were successful.
Looking at their recent results, Monaco has conceded goals in five of their previous six games, giving up a total of 11 goals. Monaco can undoubtedly play much better defense.
We’ll check back in to see if this pattern persists. In the previous four league games, Monaco had failed to defeat Lyon when playing them on the road. Very bad.
Lyon vs Monaco – Betting Analysis
According to the statistics for their previous matches dating back to October 25, 2020, there is no difference between the two clubs, with Lyon winning three of them, Monaco winning three, and 0 games ending in a tie in regular time.
Over the course of those games, the two teams combined for 19 goals, with Lyon scoring 10 and Les Rouge et Blanc scoring 9. That equals 3.17 goals per game on average.
The teams’ previous league encounter took place on September 11, 2022, in Ligue 1 Match Day 7, with Monaco defeating Lyon 2-1.
Monaco had 39% of the ball at that point, attempted 11 goals, two of which were successful. Benoît Badiashile (56′) and Guillermo Maripán (63′) both scored goals.
Only one of Lyon’s six shots on goal were on target. In the 81th minute, Karl Toko Ekambi scored. Clément Turpin officiated the game.
Although we believe Monaco has what it takes to score against this Lyon lineup, it might not be enough to avoid a loss.
What are the best odds for the game?
Checking out the betting prices for the game in the win-draw-win market, a victory for Lyon can be had for 5/4, betting on the game finishing all-square is 14/5, and staking on a win for Monaco comes in at 2/1. They are the best of the returns offered at the moment.
Lyon vs Monaco – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals