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Nice vs. Lens 4/10/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Nice challenges Lens on 4/10/2022 at 11:05 AM.

Lens takes on Nice in a Ligue 1 match. Nice with a record of 15-7-8 this season comes into this game with a 8-3-4 record on the road. Lens is 12-8-10 this season and is 7-5-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Nice and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Lens played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Lens is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Nice.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Lens and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Lens than game on their home pitch?

The Nice Roster

The Players to Watch for the Nice

Dante DF



As a scorer, Dante had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Dante had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dante has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dante has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jean-Clair Todibo DF



As a scorer, Jean-Clair Todibo had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Jean-Clair Todibo had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jean-Clair Todibo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jean-Clair Todibo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Amine Gouiri FW,MF



As a scorer, Amine Gouiri had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Amine Gouiri has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Amine Gouiri has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Amine Gouiri has 5 Red Cards this season.

Melvin Bard DF



Melvin Bard has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Melvin Bard had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Melvin Bard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Melvin Bard has 0 Red Cards this season.

Pablo Rosario MF,DF



Pablo Rosario has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Nice teammates, Pablo Rosario had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pablo Rosario has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pablo Rosario has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Lens Roster

The Players to Watch for the Lens

Seko Fofana MF



As a scorer, Seko Fofana had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Seko Fofana had 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Seko Fofana has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Seko Fofana has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jonathan Clauss DF



As a scorer, Jonathan Clauss had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lens teammates, Jonathan Clauss had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jonathan Clauss has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Clauss has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jonathan Gradit DF



Jonathan Gradit has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jonathan Gradit has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonathan Gradit has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Gradit has 0 Red Cards this season.

Cheick Doucouré MF



As a scorer, Cheick Doucouré had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Cheick Doucouré has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cheick Doucouré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cheick Doucouré has 0 Red Cards this season.

Kevin Danso DF



As a scorer, Kevin Danso had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Kevin Danso has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kevin Danso has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Danso has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nice Team Stats

The Nice Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nice was able to score 1.13 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Nice scored those goals off assists 82.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.93 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Nice was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Nice attempted 3.73 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Nice is able to get 34.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Nice Defensive Stats and Metrics

Nice gave up 0.67 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Nice goalkeepers fended off 3.77 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Nice goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 82.3% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Nice goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 40.0% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Nice Utility Stats

Nice tried 11.03 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Nice is in the top 86 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Nice has successfully intercepted 16.83 passes per 90 minutes of action. Nice is in the top 8 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nice commits 12.93 fouls. This puts Nice in the top 52 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nice drew 10.57 fouls. This puts Nice in the top 81 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Nice committed an offside 1.5 times. Nice is in the top 22 percentile in offside calls against them.







Lens Team Stats

The Lens Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Lens was able to score 1.30 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Lens was able to score 0.93 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Lens converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Lens attempts 4.57 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Lens is able to get 34.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Lens Defensive Stats and Metrics

Lens gave up 1.2 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.4 shots were saved by Lens goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Lens truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Lens goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 64.7% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 20.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Lens. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Lens Utility Stats

Lens tried 10.73 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Lens is in the top 89 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lens had 16.97 interceptions. This puts Lens in the top 7 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Lens has committed 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Lens in the top 53 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lens drew 10.43 fouls. Lens is in the top 82 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lens committed an offside 1.57 times. This puts Lens in the top 28 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Nice vs. Lens Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Nice 1 Lens 2

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