3rd in the rankings, Lens (3W-0L-1D; 10 points) will face Lorient (2W-0L-1D; 7 points), who are in a UEFA Conference League position. Kick off is at Stade Bollaert-Delelis at 9:00 PM CEST on Wednesday. Each team will be aiming to make a statement this early in the campaign, knowing that the hard work they put in now could pay dividends as the season progresses.
Lens and Lorient’s most recent encounter occurred in February 6, 2022 and ended in a victory for Lens. In the most recent 10 times they’ve played one another, Lens’ goals have totaled 17 in comparison to Lorient’s 17.
Picks, Predictions, and Betting Preview for the RC Lens vs FC Lorient Ligue 1 Match on August 31, 2022
Where: Stade Bollaert-Delelis – Lens, France
When: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 9:00 PM CEST
Betting on RC Lens
Record: 3-0-1 | League Standing: 3
Lens come into this match In 7th place, looking for an early win. Last season, Lens got 62 total points in the standings and scored a total of 62 goals, yielding 48. In their most recent game last Saturday though, Lens beat Stade Rennais FC 2-1.
Absences and Injuries
Lens does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Betting on FC Lorient
Record: 2-0-1 | League Standing: 5
In 16th place last season, Lorient ended with 36 total points in the standings. How will they perform this time around? In their last game on Sunday, they defeated Clermont Foot 63 2-1. With that result, it places Lorient in the 5th slot in the league standings currently.
Absences and Injuries
Lorient does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Lens vs Lorient | Moneyline, Over/Under and Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: FC Lorient (+500) at FanDuel
RC Lens are considered the favorite by many soccer fans and oddsmakers. The team has been having a great month so far, entering this matchup boasting a winning percentage of 75% so far this month (three wins, no losses and one draw). FC Lorient has a winning percentage of 50% so far this August (two wins, no losses and two draws).
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+100) at BetMGM
Lens have secured an average of seven goals so far this month. Alternatively, Lorient have averaged four goals up through now this month.
Spread Pick: RC Lens -1.5 Goals (+142) at MyBookie.ag
RC Lens will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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