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Lens vs Montpellier prediction 2024-05-19

Lens
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2024-05-19
Winner
Lens
Montpellier
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Probability of win
Lens — 52.8%
Draw — 22.9%
Montpellier — 24.3%
Our Prediction
Winner: Lens;
BET
Both to score
Yes
57.77%
No
42.23%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
57.5%
35.1%
42.5%
64.9%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Lens
83.9%
54.5%
16.1%
45.5%
Montpellier
68.9%
32.5%
31.1%
67.5%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
5%
5.9%
3.4%
1.3%
0.4%
9.2%
10.7%
6.2%
2.4%
0.7%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
8.4%
9.8%
5.7%
2.2%
0.6%
5.1%
5.9%
3.5%
1.3%
0.4%
Lens Montpellier
Games 34 34
Wins 14 10
Losses 11 12
Draws 9 12
Goals 45 43
Goals per game 1.3 1.3
Conceded per game 1.1 1.4
Attacks 110.4 89.2
Corners per game 5.2 4.1
Yellow cards per game 2.3 2
Fouls per game 13 12.5
Latest matches
Score
2024-05-19
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Lens
Montpellier
2
2
2024-05-03
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Lens
Lorient
2
0
2024-05-19
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Lens
Montpellier
2
2
2024-05-03
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Toulouse
Montpellier
1
2
Ligue 1
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Paris Saint Germain 34 22 10 2 81:33 76
Monaco 34 20 7 7 68:42 67
Brest 34 17 10 7 53:34 61
LOSC Lille 34 16 11 7 52:34 59
Nice 34 15 10 9 40:29 55
Olympique Lyonnais 34 16 5 13 49:55 53
Lens 34 14 9 11 45:37 51
Olympique Marseille 34 13 11 10 52:41 50
Reims 34 13 8 13 42:47 47
Rennes 34 12 10 12 53:46 46
Toulouse 34 11 10 13 42:46 43
Montpellier 34 10 12 12 43:48 42
Strasbourg 34 10 9 15 38:50 39
Nantes 34 9 6 19 30:55 33
Le Havre 34 7 11 16 34:45 32
Metz 34 8 5 21 35:58 29
Lorient 34 7 8 19 43:66 29
Clermont 34 5 10 19 26:60 25
Top scorers
Lens
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S. Wahi (9)
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F. Sotoca (7)
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W. Saïd (7)
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D. Machado Mena (4)
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D. Pereira da Costa (4)
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P. Frankowski (3)
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M. Guilavogui (2)
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F. Medina (1)
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J. Gradit (1)
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N. El Aynaoui (1)
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A. Thomasson (1)
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O. Cortés Cortés (1)
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A. Diouf (1)
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K. Danso (1)
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R. Aguilar (1)
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A. Fulgini (1)
Montpellier
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T. Savanier (9)
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A. Adams (8)
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M. Al Tamari (5)
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A. Nordin (5)
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K. Fayad (3)
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K. Yeboah (1)
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W. Khazri (1)
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M. Esteve (1)
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I. Sylla (1)
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C. Jullien (1)
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J. Ferri (1)
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Y. Karamoh (1)
Top assists
Lens
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F. Sotoca
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F. Medina
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S. Wahi
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R. Aguilar
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A. Fulgini
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P. Frankowski
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N. El Aynaoui
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D. Pereira da Costa
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A. Thomasson
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O. Cortés Cortés
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W. Saïd
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M. Haïdara
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N. Mendy
Montpellier
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T. Savanier
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J. Chotard
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A. Nordin
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B. Kouyate
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M. Al Tamari
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I. Sylla
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K. Fayad
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B. Lecomte
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L. Leroy
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F. Sacko
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M. Esteve
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J. Ferri
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A. Adams
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S. Hefti
Ligue 1 Lens Montpellier
Number of matches 306 34 34
Average win rate (%) 36.8 41.2 29.4
Goals per match 2.7 1.3 1.3
Yellow per match 4 2.3 2
Corners per match 9.4 5.2 4.1
Home goals per match 1.5 1.6 1.2
Away goals per match 1.3 1.1 1.4
Player rating 6.8 6.9 6.7

Soccer Giants - Lens and Montpellier

Soccer is not just a sport; it's a language that unites people from diverse cultural backgrounds. It harbours intense passion, profound rivalry, and indomitable spirit; the sport has seen several clubs rising to great heights with their unique footballing philosophies. Amongst such footballing powerhouses, two French teams have etched their illustrious path in the annals of soccer history - Lens and Montpellier. So, let's navigate through the enriched legacy of these two titans, their origins, major victories, and notable players.

The Birth and Early Rise of Lens

Established in 1906 by a group of high school students, Racing Club de Lens has transformed into one of the noteworthy football clubs across France. Abbreviated to RC Lens, the team hails from the northern town of Lens in Pas-de-Calais. Originally a simple school team, RC Lens quickly progressed to local championships, establishing its supremacy from the get-go.

After surviving the challenges presented by the two World Wars, RC Lens emerged stronger and motivated. Their audacious spirit led them to their first major victory in 1937 - their maiden Coupe de France title, a feat that put them on the national radar.

BC Montpellier’s Remarkable Story

In the heart of the southern French region, Montpellier Herault Sport Club traces its origins back to 1919. Despite its humble beginnings, Montpellier remarkably rose through the ranks, demonstrating their prowess on a grand scale. Montpellier was initially a multi-sport club before it entirely focused on football.

With a robust system in place, Montpellier's first significant achievement came in 1929, with the club winning the French football championship. This victory marked a drastic turn in Montpellier’s trajectory, paving their way to top-tier football.

Glittering Achievements of Lens and Montpellier

Lens's breakthrough came in the 1997-1998 season when they were crowned champions of the French Ligue 1, the pinnacle of French football. This victory cemented their status among the best French teams. Despite facing imminent relegation and financial difficulties in later years, Lens bounced back, regaining their top-tier status in the 2020-2021 season.

Similarly, Montpellier had its share of ups and downs, witnessing relegation and promotions. However, the tide turned in their favour during the 2011-2012 Ligue 1 season. Montpellier etched their name in gold by winning the Ligue 1 title, a sensational achievement for a club mostly overshadowed by wealthier counterparts.

Legendary Icons of Lens and Montpellier

On one hand, Lens produced legendary players such as Daniel Moreira and Seydou Keita, who contributed significantly to the team's success. On the other, Montpellier has been home to charismatic figures like Olivier Giroud and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, who played crucial roles in their Ligue 1 victory.

Conclusion

From their humble beginnings to their rise to footballing supremacy, both Lens and Montpellier represent the resilience and endurance ingrained in soccer's spirit. Their illustrious history not only reverberates with past glories but also resonates with promises of a brighter future. They stand as embodiments of passion and determination, leaving indelible marks on the annals of French football. As we look forward to their future endeavours, the legacy of Lens and Montpellier continues to inspire emerging talents and football enthusiasts worldwide.