Caen – Lille : Preview & Prediction
Caen and Lille meet at the Stade Michel d’Ornano in a match for the 20th round of Ligue 1. Caen won away by (0-2) the last time they faced in this edition of the league on 08-20-2017 . The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the visiting team, which has 6 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 8 games.
Analysis of Caen
The home team is currently in 12th place with 24 points earned after 7 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home to Guingamp by (0-0). In the last match, lost out to Paris Saint Germain by (3-1). The team arrives at this meeting after a win away with Hazebrouck by (0-2). For the championship, Caen had 17 points out of 30, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in their last 10 games at their home stadium. In his home games there are a few frequent scorers: 0-0 (5 out of 10 matches) and 1-0 (4 out of 10 matches). In his home matches for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 8 of the last 10 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 19 games in the competition, never managed to turn the score in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 10 home games in this competition: he scored 3 of his 8 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘); suffered 3 of his 7 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
The Caen arrive for this motivated game after a 2-2 away win against Hazebrouck. Highlight for Rodelin and Armougom who scored the winning goals. The home team usually plays in the 4-4-2 tactical system, populating the midfield area, in order to stifle some of their defensive faults. The most offensive reference of the Caen is the Croatian Ivan Santini, expert in the aerial game. It is worth noting that Caen is a team that can easily create dangerous moves and also realize them. For this match the coach will not be able to count on Jeff Louis for being injured.
Analysis of Lille
The visiting team is currently in 18th place with 19 points, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Dijon by (3-0). In the last match, they drew at home to Nice by (1-1). In the last game he played, for the Coupe de France, won the Le Mans out by (2-4). In the last 10 away games, Lille have won 2, 1 draw and 7 defeats, having won 7 points out of 30. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result at the end of the game was 3-0 (4 out of 10 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to have goals, since 7 of his last 10 games in the competition finished with More than 2.5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he never managed to come back on the scoreboard in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Lille arrives for this motivated start after a 2-4 away away win on their visit to the Le Mans arena. Highlight for Ponce, Pépé, Thiago Maia and Thiago Mendes who scored the winning goals. The team usually plays in the 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking in this way through the sides. Lille is a team that opts to take possession of the ball and advance through short passes, and usually uses the middle field to invest in the offensive process. Noting that the three most advanced pieces are Benzia, Ponce and Pépé. For this duel the coach will not be able to count on Kouamé, injured.
Caen – Lille : Betting Tips
Caen – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70