Ligue 1 Lens vs Strasbourg 9/22/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Lens emerged victorious from the hateful derby against Lille and kept their unbeaten streak intact. They will now remain at home for their next assignment, where they will play host to a very dangerous Strasbourg side on Wednesday. Strasbourg are coming off a big win and they have been really good offensively so far in the season but will a lot of problems at the back.

Lens (3 wins, 0 losses, 3 draws) are coming into this match after a slim 1-0 home win against Lille, whom they hadn’t beat at home in 15 years. The match was suspended for about an hour after the half-time break after fans entered the pitch, and the rhythm was completely destroyed. After that win, Lens remain unbeaten in the first 6 matches of the new season, scoring in all 6 but keeping just 2 clean sheets in the process. They are now sitting at the 3rd spot of the Ligue 1 with 12 points, scoring 11 and conceding 7 goals so far. Only PSG and Marseille are above them, which goes to show that Lens have made a really solid start in the new season and they will surely want to preserve their unbeaten streak.

Strasbourg (2 wins, 3 losses, 1 draw) had a much easier job over the weekend, as they hosted Metz. They took an early lead at the 6th minute when Ajorque scored from the penalty spot, while Diallo scored twice before the first half was over to give Strasbourg a 3-goal lead, and eventually the win. That was their first clean sheet of the season, while they had conceded 2+ goals on 3 previous occasions. Strasbourg are sitting at the 12th spot of the Ligue 1 with 7 points, scoring 10 and conceding 11 goals so far. BTTS is 4-2 in their 6 matches so far, while 4 of their 6 matches had Over 2.5 Goals. 

Lens vs Strasbourg. The two teams exchanged away wins last season, with Strasbourg winning by 1-0 in this venue before losing by 2-1 at home. 12 of the last 13 matches between the two sides had BTTS (Both Teams to Score), and 9 of those also had Over 2.5 Goals. Taking the reasonable Over 2.5 Goals here.

Ligue 1 Lens vs Strasbourg 9/22/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Ligue 1 Starting Time: 15:00PM EDT

Location: Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens

Date: Wednesday, September 22nd    

Ligue 1 Odds: Lens -0.5

Ligue 1 Totals: 2.5

Free Ligue 1 Pick: Over 2.5 Goals (-109)

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