On Thursday, Nice will return to the Allianz Riviera following a six-week break to face Lens, who sit in second place in Ligue 1. Lens has won five of their last six games, while the hosts have never lost. Last time, Nice held Olympique Lyon to a 1-1 draw, with Alexandre Lacazette scoring from the spot in the 89th minute canceling out Nicolas Pepe’s first-half penalty.
In contrast, Lens defeated Clermont Foot 2-1 in their previous match. They fell behind in the initial half through Salis Abdul Samed’s own objective, which they toppled with Wesley Said and Seko Fofana’s last part endeavors.
Nice vs Lens Match Details :
- Nice – Lens
- Ligue 1 France
- Date – 29/12/2022
- Starting time – 20:00 UTC
- Venue: Allianz Rivera, Nice, France
Nice vs Lens Prediction :
Nice hasn’t lost since 2006 when they lost to Lens at home. However, Nice has won their last seven games in all competitions. Lens has not scored in two of their last four games played away from home in Ligue 1. Despite this, they have won all five of their previous games. The two teams are expected to be a little rusty because they are playing their first competitive games since November. A draw could occur given their recent streak of victories.
Prediction: Nice 1-1 Lens
Nice vs Lens Head to head :
Throughout competitions, the two teams have met 89 times. Lens has a 35-32 lead, but 22 games have been tied. In the previous season’s Ligue 1 contest, Nice prevailed 2-1 at home over the other team. Lens has lost four of their last six games at Nice, losing three of them without scoring.
Over 2.5 goals have been achieved between them in four of the last five meetings. This season, Lyon has won more Ligue 1 games than Paris Saint-Germain (13), which is in the first place. With ten goals conceded in 15 games, Lens has the competition’s second-best defensive record. Nice’s offensive record is second-worst in the competition, with 15 goals scored in as many games.
Nice vs Lens Betting tips :
- Tip 1: Result – Draw
- Tip 2: Goals – Over/Under 2.5 Goals – Under 2.5
- Tip 3: Lens to score first – Yes
- Tip 4: At least one goal to be scored in the second half
- Tip 5: Florian Sotoca to score or assist any time – Yes
Nice vs Lens Lineups :
- Lotomba, Todibo, Dante, Bard;
- Boudaoui, Rosario, Thuram;
- Pepe, Laborde, Brahimi
- Gradit, Danso, Medina;
- Frankowski, Fofana, Abdul Samed, Machado;
- Sotoca, Said, Costa
Nice vs Lens Where to Watch :
|United States||Fox Soccer Plus, ViX|
|France||Molotov, Free, L’Equipe, L’Equipe Web|
|Nepal||SONY TEN 3 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3|
|India||JioTV, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN 3, Sony LIV|
|Sri Lanka||Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD|