Lens vs Le Havre Match Preview and Prediction
On Saturday afternoon (UK time), Le Havre head to Stade Bollaert-Delelis to play Lens at 2:00pm. This is a Ligue 2 fixture.
There is no official UK TV coverage for this fixture. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish goal updates throughout the game.
The following sections detail the evidence for the selection in this match.
The content of the preview explains the important stats, and finalises the logic underpinning the pick. Don't forget to check the Match Stats panel.
Betting Odds for Lens vs Le Havre
Backers of the home team can get 1.87 about Lens with Bet Victor; any backers of the away team will find 5.25 about Le Havre using Bet365. For the stalemate, Unibet offer 3.35 for the draw.
If you're interested in the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.25 with William Hill. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.67 via Coral.
These are the standout odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" is currently available at 1.9 with Bet Victor. On the other hand, "No" can be snapped up at 2.05 with Unibet.
Head To Head
Lens played Le Havre in April in a Ligue 2 match. On this day, the score was a 0-0 draw.
During the last decade of action, these teams have played 14 times. Lens have emerged victorious in 3 of the match-ups when they've met; Le Havre have won 6 times. A stalemate has occurred 5 times.
In these matches, there has been an average of 2.5 goals per match. Lens have scored an average of 0.93 and Le Havre have scored an average of 1.57 each game.
Looking specifically at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 42% of the matches between these sides. The home side has secured the win 21% of the time.
In 4th place in Ligue 2 with 7 points is the home team.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 48 matches. They have 20 wins; 14 draws; and 14 losses. This gives Lens a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 41%-29%-29%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.27 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 0.92.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 52% (11 wins) from the latest 21 home fixtures. 33% (7) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 14% (3) being a loss for the home side.
At home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 1.57 and they have conceded 0.52 on average.
In their last ten matches they have scored 16 times; 4 of these matches have been wins. Of these ten games, 8 of them have seen both sides score. There have been 4 matches with three goals or more.
They are also on a run of 4 matches in a row in which they have scored.
Le Havre have 5 points in the Ligue 2 and they are currently in 6th place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 48 matches. They have 18 wins; 17 draws; and 13 losses. This gives Le Havre a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 37%-35%-27%.
In this time, they have scored 1.44 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.15 goals on average.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 32% (8 wins) from 25 away fixtures. 32% (8) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 36% (9) being a loss.
When the visiting side in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.2 and they have conceded 0.96 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 11 goals in their last ten matches - 2 of these matches have been wins for them. Of these ten games, 6 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 4 from these ten.
They have scored in their last 4 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Lens vs Le Havre
Frog can see goals in this match. The line-setters make it odds-against that there will be three goals or more but we can see this being a decent bet to cheer on. Frog thinks that this prediction has evidence of value. Odds of 2.5 are available with William Hill in their Over/Under 2.5 Goals market.