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Nantes v Lyon : Ligue 1 match betting preview, prediction and odds

La Beaujoire-Louis-Fonteneau, Nantes

Pierre Sage pays counterpart Antoine Kombouare a visit on Sunday evening in the Ligue 1, as their Lyon and Nantes charges go head to head at the La Beaujoire-Louis-Fonteneau. You'll see statistics supporting our top of under 3.5 goals below, but be sure to take a look at the 16 other betting markets we cover too. We aim to deliver as full a picture as possible, with Ligue 1 performances and head to heads (H2Hs) included, so that you feel able to make a well-informed bet. Finally, be sure to get the best odds from one of the UK's biggest bookmakers.

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Nantes's next match is v Rennes at 16:00 on Saturday 20th April
Lyon's next match is v PSG at 20:00 on Sunday 21st April
The last French Ligue 1 meeting between Nantes and Lyon was on Sunday 7th April 2024
French Ligue 1
April 7th 2024
Nantes 1
3 Lyon
 
M. Abline 16'75' A. Lacazette
77' M. Fofana
90' G. Orban
 
NAN
LYN
Shots On
6
10
Shots Off
5
4
Corners
5
5
Possession
41%
59%
Fouls
8
15
Yellow/red cards
2/0
2/0
 
NantesLyon
 
A. Lafont
E. Cömert (N. Zeze 41')
J. Castelletto
N. Cozza
K. Amian Adou
M. Sissoko (B. Traore 86')
D. Soares Gomes (S. Moutoussamy 86')
P. Chirivella Burgos
F. Mollet (M. Coco 76')
M. Abdallah (K. Bamba 76')
M. Ablinefootball icon
A. Lopes
N. Alejandro Tagliafico
D. Ćaleta-Car
J. O´Brien
N. Matić
A. Maitland-Niles
(M. Cherki 60') C. Tolisso
M. Caqueret
(G. Orban 86') football iconA. Lacazette
(M. Fofana 74') E. Appiah Nuamah
(M. Baldé 86') M. Benrahma
Best Tip: Under 3.5 goals

There's every chance of this match serving up goalmouth entertainment, but don't count on a record-breaker. Under 3.5 goals is our prediction, meaning that 3 goals is the absolute maximum we'll see during 90 mins. The best odds on that outcome are just below, followed by market-specific form stats and head-to-head (H2H) records.

In-Play
Win / Draw / Win
Over / Under 1.5 Goals
Over / Under 2.5 Goals
Over / Under 3.5 Goals
Win To Nil
Both Teams To Score
Correct Score
Both Teams To Score & Result
Double Chance
Half Time / Full Time
Over / Under 0.5 Goals
Over / Under 4.5 Goals
Over / Under 5.5 Goals
Draw No Bet
Team To Score First
An away win looks like the most likely outcome in the win/draw/win market, with our predictive algorithm suggesting there’s a 45% chance of Lyon coming away with a win.
Change odds
Predictions Add Bet365 Coral Betfred 888Sport
Nantes
28%
5/2
21%
12/5
6%
23/10
15%
9/4
8%
Draw
27%
23/10
3%
9/49/4
2%
47/20
5%
Lyon
45%
23/20
12%
6/5
4%
5/4
10%
5/4
8%
Draw 1-1
13%
5/15/111/2
8%
5/1
2%
Lyon 1-0
12%
6/1
13%
6/1
7%
13/2
6%
13/2
6%
Nantes 1-0
9%
9/1
11%
17/2
6%
17/2
6%
17/2
6%
Draw 0-0
9%
15/2
6%
8/1
5%
17/29/1
5%
Lyon 2-1
9%
8/1
10%
8/18/1
5%
8/1
6%
Lyon 2-0
9%
9/1
17%
9/1
9%
10/1
8%
10/1
9%
Nantes 2-1
7%
11/1
9%
11/1
9%
10/1
10%
21/2
15%
Nantes 2-0
5%
16/1
13%
16/116/1
13%
15/1
7%
Draw 2-2
5%
14/114/114/1
15%
13/1
12%
Lyon 3-1
4%
18/1
10%
18/116/1
11%
18/1
Lyon 3-0
4%
18/1
17%
20/1
9%
20/1
19%
18/1
17%
Nantes 3-1
2%
28/1
26%
33/1
17%
25/1
13%
25/1
19%
Lyon 3-2
2%
28/128/128/125/1
4%
Nantes 3-0
2%
40/1
41%
45/1
12%
40/1
21%
29/1
3%
Nantes 3-2
2%
40/1
21%
40/1
21%
33/1
17%
30/1
7%
Over 2.5 Goals
44%
43/40
1%
11/10
5%
Evs26/25
3%
Under 2.5 Goals
56%
8/11
1%
7/10
2%
8/1110/13
1%
Home 1st Goal
44%
7/5
9%
11/8
6%
5/4
7%
-
Away 1st Goal
51%
4/6
7%
5/6
2%
4/5
6%
-
No 1st Goal
5%
8/18/1
5%
8/1-
BTTS - Yes
48%
4/55/6
2%
4/5
4%
4/5
6%
BTTS - No
52%
19/2020/23
4%
10/11
5%
19/20
4%
BTTS - Home Win
12%
6/1
17%
11/2
8%
11/2
18%
-
BTTS - Draw
18%
7/2
4%
10/3
3%
16/517/5
2%
BTTS - Away Win
18%
15/4
5%
7/2
2%
7/2
10%
-
Home/draw
55%
4/6
9%
4/6
3%
8/13
6%
13/20
11%
Away/draw
72%
2/7
8%
3/10
2%
1/3
5%
7/20
Home/away
73%
1/3
2%
1/31/31/3
2%
Over 1.5 Goals
70%
1/34/11
2%
1/38/25
2%
Under 1.5 Goals
30%
12/52/1
3%
9/447/20
Over 3.5 Goals
23%
11/427/10
3%
5/227/10
3%
Under 3.5 Goals
77%
2/71/42/727/100
1%
Over 4.5 Goals
10%
6/113/26/113/2
Under 4.5 Goals
90%
1/101/12
1%
1/121/12
1%
Over 5.5 Goals
4%
16/1
13%
18/1
12%
-16/1
6%
Under 5.5 Goals
96%
1/40
1%
1/40
1%
-1/100
Over 0.5 Goals
91%
1/141/14
1%
1/161/20
Under 0.5 Goals
9%
8/115/2
6%
7/19/1
5%
Home DNB
47%
6/4
25%
13/10
5%
5/4
13%
13/10
13%
Away DNB
64%
1/2
13%
4/7
3%
4/7
9%
8/13
3%
Nantes win to nil
16%
5/1
20%
19/4
5%
9/2
10%
-
Lyon win to nil
27%
5/2
13%
13/5
8%
13/5
10%
-
Nantes / Nantes
15%
9/2
16%
5/1
9%
9/2
20%
17/4
12%
Nantes / Lyon
3%
25/1
10%
28/125/1
10%
29/1
15%
Nantes / Draw
6%
14/114/112/112/1
4%
Draw / Nantes
12%
6/1
8%
6/113/2
7%
13/2
15%
Draw / Lyon
16%
4/1
17%
4/1
5%
9/2
8%
24/5
3%
Draw / Draw
17%
4/115/44/14/1
11%
Lyon / Nantes
2%
33/1
17%
40/133/135/1
24%
Lyon / Lyon
23%
5/2
13%
27/10
5%
13/5
10%
5/2
9%
Lyon / Draw
6%
12/114/112/112/1
12%
bet365
Win / draw / win Ligue 1 table

Nantes have played 27 matches so far this season and are in 15th position in the league.

Performance against teams above them in the league

21 of those games have come against teams above them in the table. They have lost 12 games, drawn 4 and won 5. Nantes have conceded 32 goals, scored 17, failed to score in 10 matches and kept 4 clean sheets.

Home league performance

Nantes have played 14 games at home, winning 3, drawing 3 and losing 8 fixtures. They have scored 15 goals, conceded 22 goals, kept 3 clean sheets and failed to score 6 times in home league games.

Lyon lay in 10th place on 35 points in the Ligue 1 league table having played 27 matches.

Performance against teams below them in the league

They have played 13 games against teams below them in the table, winning 6, drawing 3 and losing 4 games. They have scored 21 goals and kept 4 clean sheets against lower placed opposition. Lyon have conceded 19 goals and have failed to score in 1 match.

Away league performance

Lyon have played 13 away games, winning 6, drawing 1 and losing 6 games. They have scored an average of 1.2 goals per away game and conceded an average 1.4 goals per away game.

Nantes
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Lyon
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
l
 
0-2A
l
 
2-1A
 PSG2818914163 
l
 
1-4A
Apr 21
l
 
0-2A
May 3
 Brest2915861753 
w
 
4-3F
l
 
1-0A
d
 
3-3F
May 18
 Monaco2815761552 
Apr 28
w
 
0-1F
May 11
l
 
2-0A
 Lille28131051749 
l
 
0-2A
May 3
w
 
1-0F
w
 
1-2F
 Nice281288644 
w
 
1-0F
d
 
0-00-0
l
 
0-1A
l
 
4-0A
 Lens2912710643 
l
 
0-3A
l
 
3-2F
l
 
1-3F
l
 
1-0A
 Lyon Away2912512-741 
-
-
l
 
0-1A
d
 
0-00-0
 Reims2911711-340 
d
 
1-1A
l
 
2-0A
d
 
1-1A
l
 
2-0A
 Marseille281099839 
w
 
1-0F
l
 
3-0A
Apr 20
l
 
3-1A
 Rennes2910910539 
l
 
2-3A
w
 
0-1F
l
 
1-2F
w
 
1-2F
 Toulouse299911-336 
w
 
3-0F
w
 
2-3F
l
 
1-3A
w
 
1-2F
 Strasbourg299911-736 
May 18
l
 
2-1A
w
 
2-0F
Apr 26
 Montpellier2981011-533 
l
 
1-4A
w
 
1-2A
-
-
 Nantes Home299416-1731 
w
 
1-0F
w
 
1-3A
d
 
0-00-0
w
 
0-1F
 Le Havre2961013-1028 
d
 
0-00-0
l
 
3-1A
w
 
5-3A
w
 
0-1F
 Lorient286814-1726 
d
 
3-3A
w
 
0-2F
l
 
0-2A
l
 
3-1A
 Metz297517-1926 
d
 
1-1A
w
 
1-2A
l
 
1-2A
w
 
0-1F
 Clermont2941015-2722 
l
 
1-2A
May 11
Win / draw / win form
Nantes 14TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
20
Conceded
34
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
W
4
Draw
5
Lost
11
Goals: Scored
14
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
10 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
10 / 20
Won
6
D
2
Lost
12
Lyon 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
28
Conceded
29
Games: Scored
16 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
4 / 20
Won
10
D
2
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
28
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
10
D
3
Lost
7
Win / draw / win head to head (H2H)
7
Lyon have not lost to Nantes in 7 consecutive league meetings
League games at Nantes since 2014
Nantes
Lyon
Goals: Scored
5
13
Games: Scored
4 / 9
6 / 9
Clean sheets
3 / 9
5 / 9
NAN
1
D
4
LYN
4
All league games since 2013
Nantes
Lyon
Goals: Scored
13
33
Games: Scored
10 / 20
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
10 / 20
NAN
2
D
6
LYN
12
Goal Statistics

Lyon's defensive record is to be admired, P. Sage's men having conceded 1 or less in 6 consecutive Ligue 1 games. An underwhelming PG rating of 1.0 for Nantes makes sense in this context.

Nantes 14th Lyon 7th
Kickoff prediction
Kickoff prediction
1.0
goals
1.4
goals
Scoring probability
Scoring probability
0
36%
1
37%
2
19%
3
4+
There is a 73% probability that Nantes will score no more than 1 goal
0
25%
1
35%
2
24%
3
11%
4+
There is a 60% probability that Lyon will score no more than 1 goal
 
20 home / away league games
20 home / away league games
-25
Nantes have scored 25% fewer goals at home than predicted
+6
Lyon’s goalscoring when away has been inline with predictions
1.0
average goals scored
1.4
average goals scored
1.7
conceded
1.5
conceded
 
Statistics Ligue 1 - 2023/2024 Season
https://api.kickoff.co.uk/v1/fixture/262960/accaPanel/formStats/marketCode/FULL
Nantes
PG (predicted goals)
Lyon
1
1.4
Attack rating
NAN
LYN
19%
better
view stats
Games scored18
22
Failed to score11
7
Scored first11
10
Goals scored28
38
Avg. goals scored1
1.3
Avg. shots per game8
10
Avg. shots per goal9
7
Conversion rate11%
14%
KickOff rating
+19%
Defence rating
NAN
LYN
6%
better
view stats
Games conceded22
20
Clean sheets7
9
Conceded first16
17
Goals conceded45
45
Avg. goals conceded1.6
1.6
Avg. shots/game conceded10
10
Avg. shots/goal conceded6
7
Conversion rate16%
15%
KickOff rating
+6%

Nantes v Lyon Ligue 1 lLine ups will show here when available.

Nantes Ligue 1 squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
28848
P Chirivella M MohamedF MolletD Augusto
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
A Lafont GLK23
1
-
K Amian DEF71
1
-
E Cömert DEF212
5
-
J Castelletto DEF252
5
-
N Cozza DEF8
2
-
D Augusto MID23
8
-
P Chirivella  MID2811
3
-
F Mollet MID2444
4
-
M Sissoko MID21
4
-
M Abline MID183
1
-
M Mohamed FWD2581
2
1
Subs
D Petric GLK1
-
N Pallois DEF181
4
-
N Zeze DEF11
1
-
J Duverne DEF17
5
-
S Moutoussamy MID221
2
-
B Traoré FWD91
1
M Coco FWD231
2
-
A Bamba FWD1921
2
-
S Appuah FWD2
-
Lyon Ligue 1 squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
291557
M CaqueretA LacazetteR CherkiN Matić
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
A Lopes GLK26
-
A Maitland-Niles DEF1812
1
1
J O'Brien DEF2242
4
1
D Caleta-Car DEF19
2
1
N Tagliafico DEF2331
6
-
M Caqueret MID2913
1
-
N Matić MID10
2
-
C Tolisso MID212
5
-
E Nuamah FWD2422
3
-
A Lacazette FWD2415
2
1
S Benrahma FWD811
1
-
Subs
L Perri GLK
-
Adryelson DEF2
-
H Silva DEF91
2
-
C Mata DEF232
5
-
R Cherki MID2815
-
J Lepenant MID6
1
-
M Baldé FWD1712
1
-
G Orban FWD111
1
-
M Fofana FWD121
-