Rennes and Olympique Lyonnais are scheduled to play against each other on November 12th, 2023, Sunday, in a Ligue 1 match to be held in France, check the Rennes vs Olympique Lyonnais betting tip 2023/2024 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Rennes vs Olympique Lyonnais will occur
The game takes place in the small Roazhon Park stadium, in the city of Rennes, with a capacity for 29778 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
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Introduction to the Rennes vs Olympique Lyonnais betting tip 2023/2024
The Ligue 1 has had fewer goals than the previous season. Last season the tournament had an average of 2.81 goals scored per match, while now the competition has an average of 2.57 goals per match played.
Rennes last match
Rennes comes from a loss in the last match played. On that occasion the opponent was Nice, in a match valid for Ligue 1, and the match ended 2-0. Coach B. Génésio’s team lined up with this formation: 4-4-2.
Before the kick-off the home team’s defeat had odds of 2.10, which explains why it was considered a fairly even match.
The defense suffered the assaults of the rival team by coming out significantly downsized in the duels on the field. The worst in the department is Warmed Omari, constantly struggling in the face of the incursions of the opposing attackers. The performance of the entire team suffers from its lapses in concentration.
Olympique Lyonnais last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a draw in the last round. In a dispute valid for Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais, who used a 3-5-2 formation, faced the Metz team with a final score of 1-1.
Considering the high odds of winning the match, a draw (odd 3.80) turned out to be a bad result.
Rennes vs Olympique Lyonnais h2h
When these teams last played against each other in Ligue 1, Rennes ranked 6th place while Olympique Lyonnais was in 9th place. Rennes initiated hostilities with a 4-2-3-1 formation while Olympique Lyonnais played using a 4-1-4-1 tactic.
The last time these teams met was for a Ligue 1 match, on 09-04-2023, referring to the 2022/2023 season, which ended with a 3-1 win for Olympique Lyonnais.
The Rennes team in their last five matches has produced solid performances, while Olympique Lyonnais has been more irregular.
Ligue 1 leaderboard now
Rennes comes into this game ranking in 11th place in the Ligue 1. The team has scored 12 points, 2 wins, 3 losses and 6 draws. However, this is a negative balance.
This means that, in the 12th round, the team has the same score, and the Strasbourg team is just behind in 12th place.
Placed in the middle of the league table in the France Ligue 1, Rennes has no high ambitions or relegation concerns. Despite this, the team will try to take advantage of the home factor to get a win.
The ratio of goals scored to goals conceded for Rennes is positive: after 11 rounds the team has scored 16 goals, conceding only 15.
Ball possession above 50% usually gives teams some control over their opponents. This is why the Rennes team typically goes for an average ball possession of 57.09% in an attempt to control the game.
In comparison to Olympique Lyonnais 1126 attacks and 8 goals, Rennes has had 1260 attacks and 16 goals.
Best goalscorer from Rennes
If we want to highlight a player in the team’s offensive sector until this competition stage, we have to name Ibrahim Salah. Rennes owes some of their triumphs to the Attacker who scored 3 goals in this season.
Ligue 1 leaderboard now
With 4 points won, Olympique Lyonnais is in 18th place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the Relegation zone. The team’s campaign so far is 0 wins against 6 losses, plus 4 draws.
In the 12th round, the team has a small disadvantage of 2 points compared to the Clermont team which is just above, in 17th place.
Olympique Lyonnais analysis
Olympique Lyonnais, after 11 rounds, has conceded more goals than it has scored. The goals scored are in fact 8 while 19 are those conceded to opponents.
Recent performances have highlighted that Olympique Lyonnais 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.
The team starts as an underdog in their next match, both because they will be playing on a field that is by no means easy and because they are not showing very good finalization skills, averaging 0.8 scored per game.
Mama Baldé’s life is not being easy in this beginning of his trajectory for his new club. Hired for this season, the player has not been performing well, a fact that was repeated in Olympique Lyonnais last game. Against Metz, once again he failed to score goals, accumulating another bad performance.
Best goalscorer from Olympique Lyonnais
If we want to highlight a player from the team’s attack at this stage, we have to name Alexandre Lacazette. The Attacker scored 3 goals in the current season, helping Olympique Lyonnais to achieve victory in several disputes.
It should also be noted that 1 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 Rennes is Ibrahim Salah, who has already scored 3 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Olympique Lyonnais is Alexandre Lacazette, he has scored in 3 opportunities.
For those looking to bet, noting that most goals occur 75-90 minutes into the game could be helpful.
Taking into consideration that Olympique Lyonnais scores an average of 0.25 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 2.1.
Corners Top Betting Tips
One should consider that the combined number of corners of both teams will give an average of 5.04 corners per game if one would like to have good betting results.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 3.36 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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Rennes vs Olympique Lyonnais betting tip 2023/2024: FAQ
The match will be played on November 12th, 2023, Sunday.
The match will take place at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Ligue 1 match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 3-1 result for Olympique Lyonnais.
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.
When analyzing football matches, it’s important to consider a variety of factors such as team form, injuries and suspensions, head-to-head records, home and away form, and tactical matchups. You can find all this information and more on Betarena. You should also take into account any external factors such as weather conditions, the importance of the match, and team motivation.
Yes, statistics can be a useful tool when analyzing football matches for betting purposes. At Betarena, we provide access to a wealth of statistical information such as team and player form, goals scored and conceded, possession percentage, shots on target, and corner kicks. However, it’s important to not rely solely on statistics and to also consider the subjective factors mentioned earlier.