Olympique Lyon and Metz encounter each other in the French Ligue 1 on 17.01.2021. At 21:00, the referee will start the game. As usual for Olympique Lyon home games, the match will be played on Sunday in the Stade Gerland. At the moment, the betting providers are forecasting a home win for Olympique Lyon. The highest odds for tips on a home win is at 888Sport, where the odds are 1.33. If you bet 10€, you get 13,30€ back (profit = 3,30€).
The best odds for a tip on a victory at home foran away win for Metz are currently 9.50 at Unibet. In their former encounters Olympique Lyon has won seven matches and one game were drawn, Metz winning zero games.
Current statistics of Olympique Lyonnais
In their last match Olympique Lyonnais played 2:2 against Rennes. The hosts were able to win 11 of their 19 games of the past 6 months in their favour. In front of their home crowd, Olympique Lyon was able to win six matches, 3 times the duel ended with a tie and zero matches were lost. In the current season, Olympique Lyon won 66.67% (6 out of 9) of the matches in their own stadium. 1 times it was enough to score one point, while 0 times the guests took all points. After a total of 19 matches in the season, Olympique Lyon has eleven wins, seven draws and one defeat.
Coach Rudi Garcia’s eleven tends to score during the second 45 minutes of the game. Olympique Lyon’s current record shows an average of 3,33 goals per match at home, of which 2,44 are their own goals and 0,89 are goals scored against them. Last season, Olympique Lyonnais scored an average of 1,31 goals in their own stadium and conceded 0,54 goals. The most frequent scores at their home stadium last season were 0:1, 2:0 or 1:1. In the current season, home matches most often end 3:0, 4:1 or 3:2.
Current statistics of FC Metz
Metz last played 1:1 against Nizza. The team has won 2 out of 9 away games (22.22%) so far in this season. In the past 6 months, Metz has won six matches, seven matches ended in a draw and seven matches were lost. During that period Metz won two away games while the team lost three games at away stadiums and four games ended in a draw.
Frederic Antonetti’s team scores 0,89 away goals per game this season, mainly in the second half of the game. On average, 1,78 goals are scored when Metz plays in foreign stadiums. Last season’s statistics show Metz scoring 0,64 goals per away match, while they conceded 1,29 goals. As the away team last season, the side’s game most often ended 1:0, 1:1 or 0:2. Metz’ most frequently played away 0:1, 1:1 or 2:0 in the current season.
Betting tips on Olympique Lyon vs Metz
Considering the over/under average for both teams of 2,5 goals, an Under 3.5 goals result is likely. The best odds on the market for this bet is currently 1.48 at 888Sport. The weak goal record of the two teams suggests a bet against both teams to score. With 1.82, 888Sport currently offers the highest odd for this bet.
The sportbooks think a 2:0-win for Olympique Lyon is the most likely, currently estimates the highest odd at (888Sport 6.75. The second most probable for the bookies seems to be a 1:0-the win for Olympique Lyon ‘s, for which you can currently get the best odds of 7.50 at 888Sport.
After this match, AS Saint Etienne, Dijon FCO and FC Girondins Bordeaux are up next for Olympique Lyon. The away team, on the other hand, will have to deal with FC Nantes, Stade Brest 29 and Montpellier HSC.