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FC Nantes vs Olympic Lyonnais: Prediction and Betting Tips

20:00, Aug 27 2021
FC Nantes vs Olympique Lyonnais prediction for Friday’s Ligue 1 clash at Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes. Ninth-placed Nantes with four points after three matches host Lyon who are 16th with two points. You can read our preview free prediction and betting tips in the following lines. 

Nantes looking to get back to winning ways

Eight-time French champions Nantes are looking for a better campaign after narrowly escaping relegation last season. In fact, The Canaries had to play a relegation playoff against Toulouse. And they only maintained their Ligue 1 position on away goals rule after drawing 2-2 on aggregate. Despite this, coach Kombouare kept his job and has looked to reinforce his squad.

The start was promising in the opening match of the season where Nantes drew 1-1 away to Monaco. Equally encouraging was their second outing when they beat Metz at home. However, the visit to Rennes wasn’t all that successful as Kombouare’s team suffered their first defeat. Now they have to get back to winning ways in front of their home crowd as they host Lyon.

Nantes Key Points

  • Nantes scored in eight of their last ten matches
  • The Canaries won two of their last four home outings
  • Kombouare’s team had three clean sheets in the last ten matches

Olympique Lyonnais looking for their first win of the season

Lyon were frustrated in their last match against newly promoted Clermont. Surprisingly the Ligue 1 newcomers claimed a 91st-minute equalizer after the hosts were 2-0 up at the break. Consequently, this is L’oL’s worst start to a new Ligue 1 campaign since the 1992/93 season having drawn two and Lost one. Hence, coach Gastien is looking for his first win this season.

Obviously, the problem is with the Lyon defense. Indeed, six goals conceded in two matches is not healthy proof of Lyon’s defensive strategies. Moreover, the total of seven goals in the back of their own net means Lyon have their worst defensive record at this stage since the 1995/96 season. Coach Gastein will hope the acquisition of Swiss international Xherdan Shaqiri can boost their attacking third.

Lyon Key Points

  • BTTS happened in Lyon’s three of four away games
  • Lyon conceded on average two goals per game in their last four away games
  • L’OL have no clean sheets in their last ten matches

FC Nantes vs Olympic Lyonnais Prediction

Despite being in a better position on the Ligue1 table, Nantes as their opponents will be chasing a win here. Both teams suffered setbacks in their last match and are looking to bounce back. As a result, we will see a very thrilling match with a high probability of many goals.

Evidently, the last three matches between these two produced three and more goals. As we look at their stats, it is clear to see that there is a big chance of both teams scoring in this game. In fact, with the bookies, the chances are 65%.

Hence, we will back the bet of both teams to score which Vbet is offering odds of 1.69. In addition, we found better odds for BTTS combined with a double chance bet at Vbet.

FC Nantes vs Olympic Lyonnais Betting Tips

X or 2 and BTTS Yes 1.99 at Vbet

1 or 2 and Under 4.5 Goals 1.54 at Vbet

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