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RC Lens vs. AS Monaco FC 12/16/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

RC Lens clashes with AS Monaco FC on 12/16/2020 at 3:00PM

AS Monaco FC visits RC Lens in a regular season match. RC Lens with a record of 6-3-4 this season comes into this game with a 3-1-2 record on the road. AS Monaco FC is 7-2-5 this season and is 5-2-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for RC Lens and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of AS Monaco FC after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against RC Lens.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for AS Monaco FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of AS Monaco FC after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against RC Lens.

The RC Lens Roster

The Players to Watch for the RC Lens

Gaël Kakuta MF,FW

Gaël Kakuta has 18 shots fired this season. Gaël Kakuta was ranked #319 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gaël Kakuta had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #164 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Gaël Kakuta has 6 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaël Kakuta was ranked #6 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Gaël Kakuta had 3 assists this season. Gaël Kakuta was ranked #19 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Gaël Kakuta has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gaël Kakuta has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florian Sotoca FW

Florian Sotoca has 25 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Florian Sotoca was ranked #217 in shots attempted this season. Florian Sotoca has 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #213 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Florian Sotoca has 3 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Florian Sotoca was ranked #43 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Florian Sotoca had 2 assists this season. Florian Sotoca was ranked #46 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Florian Sotoca has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Sotoca has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Loïc Bade DF

Loïc Bade has 4 shots fired this season. Loïc Bade was ranked #130 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Loïc Bade had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #164 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Loïc Bade has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Loïc Bade was ranked #348 in goals this season. Loïc Bade has 0 assists this season. Loïc Bade was ranked #336 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Loïc Bade has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Loïc Bade has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Simon Banza FW

Simon Banza has 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Simon Banza was ranked #342 in shots attempted this season. Simon Banza has 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Simon Banza was ranked #44 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Simon Banza had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Simon Banza was ranked #136 in goals this season. Simon Banza has 1 assists this season. Simon Banza was ranked #108 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Simon Banza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Simon Banza has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Yannick Cahuzac MF

Yannick Cahuzac has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Yannick Cahuzac was ranked #274 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yannick Cahuzac had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #419 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Yannick Cahuzac has 0 goals scored this season. Yannick Cahuzac was ranked #348 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Yannick Cahuzac had 0 assists this season. Yannick Cahuzac was ranked #336 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Yannick Cahuzac has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Yannick Cahuzac has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Cheick Doucouré MF

Cheick Doucouré has 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Cheick Doucouré was ranked #8 in shots attempted this season. Cheick Doucouré has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Cheick Doucouré was ranked #419 in shots on goal this season.

Cheick Doucouré has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Cheick Doucouré was ranked #348 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Cheick Doucouré had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Cheick Doucouré was ranked #336 in assists this season.

Cheick Doucouré has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Cheick Doucouré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Ignatius Ganago FW

Ignatius Ganago has 17 shots fired this season. Ignatius Ganago was ranked #323 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Ignatius Ganago has 10 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Ignatius Ganago was ranked #213 in shots on goal this season.

Ignatius Ganago has 5 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Ignatius Ganago was ranked #13 in goals this season. Ignatius Ganago has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Ignatius Ganago was ranked #336 in assists this season.

Ignatius Ganago has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ignatius Ganago has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 22 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jonathan Gradit DF

As a shooter, Jonathan Gradit had 0 shots fired this season. Jonathan Gradit was ranked #484 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Jonathan Gradit has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #419 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Jonathan Gradit has 0 goals scored this season. Jonathan Gradit was ranked #348 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Jonathan Gradit has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Jonathan Gradit was ranked #336 in assists this season.

Jonathan Gradit has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Gradit has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The AS Monaco FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the AS Monaco FC

Sofiane Diop MF,FW

Sofiane Diop has 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Sofiane Diop was ranked #231 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sofiane Diop had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #16 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Sofiane Diop had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Sofiane Diop was ranked #43 in goals this season. Sofiane Diop has 0 assists this season. Sofiane Diop was ranked #336 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Sofiane Diop has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Sofiane Diop has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 33 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Benoît Mukinayi DF

Benoît Mukinayi has 15 shots fired this season. Benoît Mukinayi was ranked #332 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Benoît Mukinayi has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Benoît Mukinayi was ranked #111 in shots on goal this season.

Benoît Mukinayi has 2 goals scored this season. Benoît Mukinayi was ranked #75 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Benoît Mukinayi has 0 assists this season. Benoît Mukinayi was ranked #336 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Benoît Mukinayi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Benoît Mukinayi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Ruben Aguilar DF

As a shooter, Ruben Aguilar had 4 shots fired this season. Ruben Aguilar was ranked #130 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ruben Aguilar had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Ruben Aguilar was ranked #266 in shots on goal this season.

Ruben Aguilar has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Ruben Aguilar was ranked #136 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AS Monaco FC teammates, Ruben Aguilar had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Ruben Aguilar was ranked #46 in assists this season.

Ruben Aguilar has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Ruben Aguilar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Wissam Ben Yedder FW

As a shooter, Wissam Ben Yedder had 28 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Wissam Ben Yedder was ranked #208 in shots attempted this season. Wissam Ben Yedder has 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Wissam Ben Yedder was ranked #44 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Wissam Ben Yedder had 7 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Wissam Ben Yedder was ranked #2 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AS Monaco FC teammates, Wissam Ben Yedder had 2 assists this season. Wissam Ben Yedder was ranked #46 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Wissam Ben Yedder has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Wissam Ben Yedder has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Gelson Martins FW,MF

Gelson Martins has 20 shots fired this season. Gelson Martins was ranked #236 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gelson Martins had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gelson Martins was ranked #30 in shots on goal this season.

Gelson Martins has 2 goals scored this season. Gelson Martins was ranked #75 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AS Monaco FC teammates, Gelson Martins had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Gelson Martins was ranked #108 in assists this season.

Gelson Martins has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gelson Martins has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Aurélien Tchouaméni MF

As a shooter, Aurélien Tchouaméni had 20 shots fired this season. Aurélien Tchouaméni was ranked #236 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Aurélien Tchouaméni has 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Aurélien Tchouaméni was ranked #79 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Aurélien Tchouaméni had 0 goals this season. Aurélien Tchouaméni was ranked #348 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Aurélien Tchouaméni has 1 assists this season. Aurélien Tchouaméni was ranked #108 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Aurélien Tchouaméni has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Aurélien Tchouaméni has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Axel Disasi DF

As a shooter, Axel Disasi had 11 shots fired this season. Axel Disasi was ranked #366 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Axel Disasi has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #111 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Axel Disasi has 2 goals scored this season. Axel Disasi was ranked #75 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AS Monaco FC teammates, Axel Disasi had 0 assists this season. Axel Disasi was ranked #336 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Axel Disasi has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Axel Disasi has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Youssouf Fofana MF

As a shooter, Youssouf Fofana had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Youssouf Fofana was ranked #342 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Youssouf Fofana had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #111 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Youssouf Fofana had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Youssouf Fofana was ranked #348 in goals this season. Youssouf Fofana has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Youssouf Fofana was ranked #108 in assists this season.

Youssouf Fofana has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Youssouf Fofana has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

RC Lens Team Stats

The RC Lens Offensive Stats and Metrics

RC Lens scored 1.08 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts RC Lens in a ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. RC Lens scored those goals off assists 79.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.85 assists. RC Lens has a ranking of #10 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, RC Lens was able to score at a 0.29 rate on their shots on target. Is RC Lens a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #10 in Ligue 1 in shooting percentage.

RC Lens attempted 3.77 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. RC Lens has a #9 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, RC Lens is able to get 33.1 of their shots to be on goal(target). RC Lens has a #9 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

RC Lens Defensive Stats and Metrics

RC Lens gave up 1.38 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. RC Lens is #14 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.77 shots were saved by RC Lens goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts RC Lens in a ranking of #9 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 61.2% of shots on target were saved by RC Lens goalkeepers. This puts RC Lens ranks #18 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 30.8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for RC Lens. This puts RC Lens at #8 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

RC Lens Utility Stats

RC Lens tried 1.08 crosses per 90 minutes of action. RC Lens is in the top 80 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, RC Lens had 14.0 interceptions. RC Lens is in the top 25 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, RC Lens commits 0.15 fouls. RC Lens is in the top 100 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. RC Lens drew 15.54 fouls per 90 minutes of action. RC Lens is in the top 10 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. RC Lens had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.69 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts RC Lens in the top 75 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

AS Monaco FC Team Stats

The AS Monaco FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AS Monaco FC was able to score 1.43 goals. This puts AS Monaco FC in a ranking of #5 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. AS Monaco FC scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.07 assists. AS Monaco FC has a ranking of #8 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

AS Monaco FC converted on 0.33 of attempted shots on goal. Is AS Monaco FC a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #4 in Ligue 1 in shooting percentage.

AS Monaco FC attempted 4.29 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #7 in Ligue 1 in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. AS Monaco FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 29.3 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #7 in Ligue 1 in shots on target.

AS Monaco FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

AS Monaco FC gave up 1.21 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts AS Monaco FC is ranked #10 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. AS Monaco FC goalkeepers fended off 3.0 shots per 90 minutes. AS Monaco FC is ranked #2 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

AS Monaco FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 59.5% of the time. AS Monaco FC goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #20 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 21.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for AS Monaco FC. This puts AS Monaco FC at #12 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

AS Monaco FC Utility Stats

AS Monaco FC tried 1.71 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts AS Monaco FC in the top 25 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AS Monaco FC had 14.57 interceptions. This puts AS Monaco FC in the top 18 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AS Monaco FC commits 0.14 fouls. AS Monaco FC is in the top 92 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AS Monaco FC drew 13.21 fouls. AS Monaco FC is in the top 60 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AS Monaco FC committed an offside 12.21 times. AS Monaco FC is in the top 25 percentile in offside calls against them.

RC Lens vs. AS Monaco FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: RC Lens 1 AS Monaco FC 2

Moneyline Pick: AS Monaco FC -145 Bovada