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RC Lens vs. Stade Rennais FC 12/5/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

RC Lens takes on Stade Rennais FC on 12/5/2020 at 11:00AM

RC Lens visits Stade Rennais FC in a regular season match. RC Lens with a record of 5-3-3 this season comes into this game with a 2-1-2 record on the road. Stade Rennais FC is 5-4-3 this season and is 3-1-2 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 Stade Rennais 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 Stade Rennais FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Stade Rennais FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The RC Lens Roster

The Players to Watch for the RC Lens

Cheick Doucouré MF

As a shooter, Cheick Doucouré had 9 shots fired this season. Cheick Doucouré was ranked #6 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Cheick Doucouré has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Cheick Doucouré was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Cheick Doucouré had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Cheick Doucouré was ranked #341 in goals this season. Cheick Doucouré has 0 assists this season. Cheick Doucouré was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

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.

Gaël Kakuta MF,FW

Gaël Kakuta has 15 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaël Kakuta was ranked #330 in shots attempted this season. Gaël Kakuta has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaël Kakuta was ranked #153 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Gaël Kakuta had 5 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaël Kakuta was ranked #9 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Gaël Kakuta had 2 assists this season. Gaël Kakuta was ranked #36 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 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florian Sotoca FW

As a shooter, Florian Sotoca had 24 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Florian Sotoca was ranked #218 in shots attempted this season. Florian Sotoca has 9 shots on target this season. He was ranked #4 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Florian Sotoca had 3 goals this season. Florian Sotoca was ranked #35 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Florian Sotoca had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Florian Sotoca was ranked #36 in assists this season.

Florian Sotoca has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Florian Sotoca has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Loïc Bade DF

As a shooter, Loïc Bade had 3 shots fired this season. Loïc Bade was ranked #177 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Loïc Bade has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #153 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Loïc Bade had 0 goals this season. Loïc Bade was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Loïc Bade had 0 assists this season. Loïc Bade was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Loïc Bade has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Loïc Bade has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Simon Banza FW

As a shooter, Simon Banza had 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. He was ranked #36 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Simon Banza has 1 goals scored this season. Simon Banza was ranked #125 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Simon Banza had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Simon Banza was ranked #97 in assists this season.

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 15 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 #478 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Jonathan Gradit has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Jonathan Gradit had 0 goals this season. Jonathan Gradit was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Jonathan Gradit had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Jonathan Gradit was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Jonathan Gradit has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Gradit has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Corentin Jean FW

As a shooter, Corentin Jean had 10 shots fired this season. Corentin Jean was ranked #371 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Corentin Jean has 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #36 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Corentin Jean had 0 goals this season. Corentin Jean was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RC Lens teammates, Corentin Jean had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Corentin Jean was ranked #97 in assists this season.

Corentin Jean has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Corentin Jean has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Facundo Medina DF

Facundo Medina has 4 shots fired this season. Facundo Medina was ranked #127 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Facundo Medina has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Facundo Medina was ranked #252 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Facundo Medina had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Facundo Medina was ranked #125 in goals this season. Facundo Medina has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Facundo Medina was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Facundo Medina has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Facundo Medina has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Stade Rennais FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Stade Rennais FC

Benjamin Bourigeaud MF

Benjamin Bourigeaud has 24 shots fired this season. Benjamin Bourigeaud was ranked #218 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Benjamin Bourigeaud had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Benjamin Bourigeaud was ranked #51 in shots on goal this season.

Benjamin Bourigeaud has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Benjamin Bourigeaud was ranked #125 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Stade Rennais FC teammates, Benjamin Bourigeaud had 3 assists this season. Benjamin Bourigeaud was ranked #14 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Benjamin Bourigeaud has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Benjamin Bourigeaud has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Nayef Aguerd DF

As a shooter, Nayef Aguerd had 12 shots fired this season. Nayef Aguerd was ranked #352 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nayef Aguerd had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Nayef Aguerd was ranked #69 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Nayef Aguerd had 3 goals this season. Nayef Aguerd was ranked #35 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Stade Rennais FC teammates, Nayef Aguerd had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Nayef Aguerd was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Nayef Aguerd has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Nayef Aguerd has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Damien Da Silva DF

As a shooter, Damien Da Silva had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Damien Da Silva was ranked #352 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Damien Da Silva had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Damien Da Silva was ranked #24 in shots on goal this season.

Damien Da Silva has 3 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Damien Da Silva was ranked #35 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Stade Rennais FC teammates, Damien Da Silva had 0 assists this season. Damien Da Silva was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Damien Da Silva has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Damien Da Silva has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Romain Del Castillo MF,FW

As a shooter, Romain Del Castillo had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Romain Del Castillo was ranked #352 in shots attempted this season. Romain Del Castillo has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Romain Del Castillo was ranked #101 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Romain Del Castillo had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Romain Del Castillo was ranked #341 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Stade Rennais FC teammates, Romain Del Castillo had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Romain Del Castillo was ranked #14 in assists this season.

Romain Del Castillo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Romain Del Castillo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Sehrou Guirassy FW

Sehrou Guirassy has 17 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Sehrou Guirassy was ranked #319 in shots attempted this season. Sehrou Guirassy has 7 shots on target this season. He was ranked #24 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Sehrou Guirassy has 3 goals scored this season. Sehrou Guirassy was ranked #35 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Sehrou Guirassy has 1 assists this season. Sehrou Guirassy was ranked #97 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Sehrou Guirassy has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sehrou Guirassy has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Eduardo Camavinga MF

As a shooter, Eduardo Camavinga had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Eduardo Camavinga was ranked #91 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Eduardo Camavinga had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #252 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Eduardo Camavinga had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Eduardo Camavinga was ranked #125 in goals this season. Eduardo Camavinga has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Eduardo Camavinga was ranked #97 in assists this season.

Eduardo Camavinga has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Eduardo Camavinga has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Steven Nzonzi MF

Steven Nzonzi has 7 shots fired this season. Steven Nzonzi was ranked #34 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Steven Nzonzi has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Steven Nzonzi was ranked #252 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Steven Nzonzi had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Steven Nzonzi was ranked #125 in goals this season. Steven Nzonzi has 0 assists this season. Steven Nzonzi was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Steven Nzonzi has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Steven Nzonzi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Hamari Traoré DF

Hamari Traoré has 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Hamari Traoré was ranked #58 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hamari Traoré had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Hamari Traoré had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Hamari Traoré was ranked #341 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Stade Rennais FC teammates, Hamari Traoré had 1 assists this season. Hamari Traoré was ranked #97 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Hamari Traoré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hamari Traoré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

RC Lens Team Stats

The RC Lens Offensive Stats and Metrics

RC Lens scored 1.09 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts RC Lens in a ranking of #11 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. RC Lens scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.82 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 #11 in Ligue 1 in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, RC Lens attempts 3.82 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. RC Lens has a #10 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. RC Lens attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.6 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. RC Lens has a #10 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 1.36 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. RC Lens is #13 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. RC Lens goalkeepers fended off 3.36 shots per 90 minutes. This puts RC Lens in a ranking of #5 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 56.8% of shots on target were saved by RC Lens goalkeepers. RC Lens goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #20 in shots saved percentage. RC Lens goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 27.3% of the time. This puts RC Lens at #12 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

RC Lens Utility Stats

RC Lens tried 1.09 crosses per 90 minutes of action. RC Lens is in the top 85 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. RC Lens has successfully intercepted 13.82 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts RC Lens in the top 25 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. RC Lens has committed 0.18 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts RC Lens in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. RC Lens drew 15.91 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts RC Lens in the top 10 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, RC Lens committed an offside 13.27 times. This puts RC Lens in the top 65 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Stade Rennais FC Team Stats

The Stade Rennais FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Stade Rennais FC was able to score 1.50 goals. Stade Rennais FC is ranked #6 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Stade Rennais FC was able to score 1.33 goals off assists. Stade Rennais FC has a ranking of #4 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Stade Rennais FC converted on 0.35 of attempted shots on goal. Stade Rennais FC has a #4 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Stade Rennais FC attempts 4.33 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Stade Rennais FC has a #7 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Stade Rennais FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 28.4 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Stade Rennais FC has a #7 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Stade Rennais FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Stade Rennais FC gave up 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Stade Rennais FC is ranked #12 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. Stade Rennais FC goalkeepers fended off 3.75 shots per 90 minutes. Stade Rennais FC is ranked #10 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Stade Rennais FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 64.4% of the time. Stade Rennais FC goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #14 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 8.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Stade Rennais FC. This puts Stade Rennais FC at #2 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Stade Rennais FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Stade Rennais FC had 0.75 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Stade Rennais FC in the top 100 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Stade Rennais FC had 15.25 interceptions. This puts Stade Rennais FC in the top 10 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Stade Rennais FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Stade Rennais FC is in the top 32 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Stade Rennais FC drew 13.08 fouls. Stade Rennais FC is in the top 70 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Stade Rennais FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.83 times per 90 minutes of action. Stade Rennais FC is in the top 80 percentile in offside calls against them.

RC Lens vs. Stade Rennais FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: RC Lens 1 Stade Rennais FC 2

Moneyline Pick: Stade Rennais FC +113 5Dimes