Lille vs Nice Match Prediction: August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021 6:00 pm
It’s been a while since Lille last played Nice. Nice have been struggling in Ligue 1 this season. Lille are sitting at the top with 83 points from 38 games so far in the 2020-21 France Ligue 1 season. Nice, on the other hand, are 9th with 52 points from 38 games. Nice have had a difficult season but they ensured to give tough competition to their opponents.
This game will be crucial for both teams as it could potentially decide who plays in the European competition next year. Nice need to win if they want to stay out of trouble, but that won’t be easy against a side like Lille who know how to win these types of pressure games. However, the stats tell a different story. Of the 30 encounters, Nice hold a strong record with 9 wins against Lille. On the other hand, Lille have 6 wins over Nice. 15 games have resulted in a draw. The upcoming game on 14 August at Stadium Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Villeneuve d’Ascq) will be a treat for the fans and sports betting enthusiasts as they get to place some hot bets.
With that said, let’s take a look at the head-to-head stats between Lille and Nice to see if we can make any predictions for this upcoming fixture.
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
Lille’s Ligue 1 form is fantastic. They have won 4 out of their last six matches in the league and are dominating with 83 points so far. On the other hand, Nice have been struggling to find consistency this season.
Lille vs Nice Head-to-Head Stats
|Last Game Stat||Lille 2 – 0 Nice|
Form in France League 1
|Won 2-0 vs Nice (1 May 2021)||Lost 0-2 vs Lille (1 May 2021)|
|Won 3-0 vs RC Lens (7 May 2021)||Won 3-2 vs Brest (9 May 2021)|
|Draw 0-0 vs St Etienne (16 May 2021)||Lost 0-2 vs Strasbourg (16 May 2021)|
|Won 2-1 vs Angers (23 May 2021)||Won 3-2 vs Lyon (23 May 2021)|
|Won 1-0 vs PSG (1 August 2021)||Draw 1-1 vs AC Milan (31 July 2021)|
|Draw 3-3 vs Metz (8 August 2021)||Draw 0-0 vs Reims (8 August)|
Predicted Lineups of Both Teams
- Lille (4-4-2):
Reinildo Mandava, Jonathan Bamba, Sven Botman, Benjamin Andre, Jonathan David, Jose Fonte, Xeka, Burak Yilmaz, Zeki Celik, Renato Sanches, Léo Jardim.
- Nice (4-3-3):
Youcef Atal, Todibo, Dante, Jean-Clair Hassane Kamara, K. Thuram-Ulien, Pablo Rosario, Mario Lemina, Amine Gouiri, Dan Ndoye, Kasper Dolberg, Walter Benitez.
When it comes to Lille vs Nice match prediction, stats show Lille have the edge over Nice, especially considering this season’s form of both teams. However, if you look at the head-to-head stats, Nice have outplayed Lille. Nevertheless, considering the current form, we think Lille is +41% better against Nice.
This fixture will be crucial for both teams because it could decide who plays in European competitions next year. Lille are the clear favourite. They are in better form and have been dominating with 83 points so far.