Lille v Angers predictions for French Ligue 1 match played at Stade Pierre Mauroy Villeneuve. Lille’s fans were hoping for a better start to the new football season. Can their squad return to the top with a win here? Continue reading below for all our premium tips and predictions.
After having a great season and earning fantastic 2nd place last year, Lille have had a slow start this time. The team has lost both of the encounters away from home and earned six out of possible 12 points. This Friday they will open the fifth round action at home against Angers, being a favorite for the win at 9/10 odds. Visitors are currently a better placed squad with nine points, but the history is not going in their favour. Let’s take a look at stats and the recent form of these two opponents.
Besides the above mentioned losses, Lille have maintained 100% win rate at this stadium. So far they have defeated Nantes 2-1 and St Etienne 3-0, demonstrating strong strategy and team chemistry. It is hard to explain why everything falls apart on the road though. Some of the best players might have left the team, like Pepe who joined Arsenal FC, but the core of the roster is still there. Lille will also start competing in UCL group stages very soon. The debut match is played in Amsterdam against Ajax.
Lille have demolished SCO Angers the last time these two met at this stadium. It was played in May this year and full time result was 5-0 in favour of the home team. We fancy the 9/10 odds offered on home win here!
Safe Premium Tip Of Today: We Bet £50 on Home win @ 1.90 (9/10)
Risky Premium Tip Of Today: Lille to score in both halves @ 3.40 (24/10)