Lens and Angers SCO will be playing against each other on Saturday, March 18th, 2023, in a Ligue 1 football game in France, check the Lens vs Angers SCO betting tip 2022/2023 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Lens vs Angers SCO will occur
The game is set to be played in the Stade Bollaert-Delelis stadium, in the city of Lens, with a capacity for 38223 spectators, who hope to help the team to surprise in this match.
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Introduction to the Lens vs Angers SCO betting tip 2022/2023
Despite the season change, the Ligue 1 has not changed much regarding goals. Today’s average goals in the competition are still similar to what was seen in the tournament’s last edition. The current mark is 2.83 goals per game, which is very close to the 2.81 goals per game of the last championship.
Lens last match
Lens in its last official match won (0-3) against Clermont, in a match valid for Ligue 1. Coach F. Haise’s lined up a 4-2-3-1 formation.
The odds of 1.67 before the match made clear the favoritism of the team before the match, a condition that was ratified with the final positive result.
The positive result of the team came a lot due to the 3 goals scored by Loïs Openda in the match, because of this, Lens won a significant victory for the club’s sequence in the competition.
Angers SCO last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a defeat in the last round. In a dispute valid for Ligue 1, Angers SCO, who used a 5-3-2 formation, faced the Toulouse team with a final score of 0-1.
The odds for the defeat of the home team before the match were 1.95, so it was expected to be a fairly even match.
Lens vs Angers SCO h2h
The last time these teams faced off against each other in Ligue 1, Lens was in 2nd place while Angers SCO was in the 20th place. Lens opened with a 3-4-2-1 arrangement while Angers SCO charged with a 5-3-2 formation.
The previous meeting between these two teams was in the 2022/2023 season of the Ligue 1. The meeting took place on 05-11-2022 and ended with a 1-2 win for Lens.
The last time these two teams faced off, neither team had a decisive advantage.
The Lens team in their last five matches has produced solid performances, while Angers SCO has been more irregular.
Curiosity about previous games
The two teams had very different results in their previous games. While Lens thrashed in a game that was not expected to be so easy, against Clermont, Angers SCO lost in a match against Toulouse. Let’s see how this previous result can interfere with the morale of the teams for this game.
It is important to note that much of this opposing scenario is due to the performance of Loïs Openda, who had a brilliant performance and was key in the impressive team victory.
Ligue 1 leaderboard now
The Lens team with 54 points currently occupies the 3rd place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the UEFA Champions League Qualifiers, with a campaign of 15 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses.
In the 28th round, Olympique Marseille, that is in the 2nd place, has a small advantage of 2 points.
Lens after 27 rounds shows a very good goal quotient: in fact, it has scored 44 goals and conceded only 21 to opponents.
The Lens team seeks to control the game by trying to achieve an average ball possession of 57.7%. This is based on the observation that ball possession above 50% typically gives teams some control over their opponents.
While they’ve won 4 games as the visiting team, this team proves that there is such a thing as a home-court advantage with their record of 11 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw.
Lens has demonstrated their offensive prowess by scoring 44 times with 3163 attacks, while Angers SCO has only scored 21 times with 2659 attacks.
Best goalscorer from Lens
In the individual highlights of the team in the offensive sector, the focus falls on Loïs Openda so far in the competition. With 12 goals with his signature, the Attacker has helped his team Lens to achieve victorious results this season.
Ligue 1 leaderboard now
With 10 points won, Angers SCO is in 20th place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the Relegation zone. The team’s campaign so far is 2 wins against 21 losses, plus 4 draws.
Angers SCO analysis
Currently, in the Ligue 1, Angers SCO sums 21 goals for and a total of 60 goals against, after 27 rounds played.
Recent performances have highlighted that Angers SCO is having trouble generating goals, with a low number of goals for and a high number of failed to score matches. This suggests that the team is struggling to create quality chances and convert them into goals, indicating the need for improvement in their attacking play.
Team with a low scoring efficiency, the average goals scored do not exceed 0.78 per game. With a low score efficiency and playing away from home, this could be decisive for a bad result.
Best goalscorer from Angers SCO
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is Sofiane Boufal. He has scored 4 times in the current season and has helped Angers SCO come out with a positive result on several occasions.
It should also be noted that 2 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Lens is L. Openda, who has already scored 12 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Angers SCO is S. Boufal, he has scored in 4 opportunities.
75-90 minutes into the game is where most goals occur, a good time to bet if one is following the live game.
Taking into consideration that Angers SCO scores an average of 0.54 goals per match when playing away, we should consider the under 2.5 betting market, especially because this team usually does not concede goals when playing out of their stadium.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 2.2.
Corners Top Betting Tips
One will find that combining the number of corners of both teams gives an average of 4.92 corners per game, making this something to note in attempting to obtain good betting results.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 3.59 yellow cards per match, when added together. In other words, the ‘Under 4.5 cards’ option looks like a great alternative for bettors.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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Lens vs Angers SCO betting tip 2022/2023: FAQ
The match will be played on March 18th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis stadium in Lens.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Ligue 1 match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 1-2 result for Lens.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365!