Monday evening, the 24th day of Ligue 2 ends with a meeting between Lens and Grenoble. Lens hopes to catch up on 1st place while Grenoble hopes to return to the play-off race.
Lens vs Grenoble Free Betting Predictions
A long time leader in the Ligue 2 ranking, Lens lost ground to Lorient last month, after the Christmas break, and is now 5 units behind the Merlus. Indeed, the Sang et Or began the year 2020 with a series of 3 draws conceded against Guingamp (1-1), Clermont (1-1) and Le Havre (0-0). On the other hand, the Northerners imposed themselves in front of Troyes at home Tuesday evening (1-0) and kept 4 lengths ahead of Ajaccio, the 3rd. Good news for Lens, Lorient and Ajaccio lost this weekend.
Opposite, Grenoble is comfortably installed in the soft belly, in 11th place in the ranking, with 31 units on the clock, 10 behind on the qualifying places for the play-offs. Since Christmas, the Isérois have alternated the good and the good month. After losing to Ajaccio (3-1), they drew against Chambly (0-0) and won in Troyes (1-2). Last Monday, they shared the points with Le Havre (1-1).
The staff for Lens vs Grenoble
Philippe Montanier just cannot count on the substitutes Gradit and Perez who are both injured. Otherwise, all of the northern executives are available.
Midfielder Michel has recovered from his injuries for Grenoble, but not the long-time absent Demba are still not. The replacement Abdallah is also forfeited but the former Marseillais Raspentino finds the group after having been dismissed on the last day.
The probable compositions for Lens vs Grenoble:
Lens: Leca – Fortes, Diallo, Doucouré – Michelin, Cahuzac, Gillet, Haïdara – Jean, Sotoca, Robail.
Grenoble: Maubleu – Gibaud, Monfray, Vandenabeele, Mombris – Pickel, Coulibaly – Tinhan, Benet, Elogo – Djitté.
Key points for the match Lens vs Grenoble
🔸 The two teams left back to back in the first leg (2-2).
🔸 Grenoble have lost only 4 games this season.
🔸 Lens has made 3 draws in its last 4 games while Grenoble has made 2.
🔸 The last 5 Lens matches and 2 of the last 3 Grenoble matches have seen less than 3 goals.
Free Betting Prediction Lens vs Grenoble
Accustomed to sharing the points in recent weeks, these two teams could neutralize themselves in this meeting in a new game poor in goals.
Betting Prediction: Under 2.5 goals