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Lens vs PSG Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can PSG start Ligue 1 season with a win in Lens?

  • Lens host PSG in Ligue 1 on Thursday night
  • The promoted club began the season with a 2-1 defeat in Nice
  • Lens have lost by 2+ goals in 4 of their last 5 matches against PSG
  • PSG have won 13 of their last 15 Ligue 1 matches, scoring 16 goals in their last 4
  • The French champions are missing Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Mauro Icardi
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PSG beat Lens 3-1 & 4-1 in the 2014/15 Ligue 1 season (Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain start their Ligue 1 season with a trip to promoted Lens. PSG have been rocked with a coronavirus outbreak and are missing much of their attack, can the French champions still get a result?

Lens Form


Lens were promoted to Ligue 1 after being second in Ligue 2 when the season was called off. They were previously in the French top flight in 2014/15 when they finished bottom with 23 defeats.

Franck Haise’s side lost 2-1 at Nice in their first match of the season on 23 August. They had 16-4 shots and 42% possession, Gaël Kakuta’s penalty putting them ahead in the 11th minute.

Lens Team News


Central midfielder Seko Fofana is doubtful as he regains full fitness following a summer move from Udinese. Left wing-back Massadio Haidara is suspended.

Haise should stick with the same starting side used at Nice before the international break.

Paris Saint-Germain Form


Paris Saint-Germain returned to competitive action in the French Cup final with a 1-0 win against Saint-Etienne. Thomas Tuchel’s side then lifted the French League Cup after beating Lyon on penalties in the final.

PSG turned their attention to the UEFA Champions League, beating Atalanta 2-1 and Leipzig 3-0 to reach the final. They took on Bayern Munich and lost 1-0 in Lisbon.

Paris Saint-Germain Team News


Kylian Mbappe, Keylor Navas, Angel Di Maria, Mauro Icardi and Neymar are all out after testing positive for COVID-19. Striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is ineligible.

Goalkeeper Sergio Rico is ineligible and Alphonso Areola is in talks to leave the club, with 20-year-old Garissone Innocent in line for a surprise start.

Lens vs PSG Head to Head


PSG have a 27-17 advantage against Lens with 14 draws in 58 matches. These clubs last met in the 2014/15 Ligue 1 season, PSG winning 3-1 in Lens and 4-1 in Paris.

Lens vs PSG Odds


PSG are 1.73 favourites at Unibet with Lens priced at 5.25 at bet365. A draw is available at 4.00. 

Lens vs PSG Match Up


PSG won both matches with ease the last time Lens were in Ligue 1. The French champions have a host of first team players missing, will they still be too good?

Lens vs PSG Stats


  • Lens have lost 12 of their last 15 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lens have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lens have lost by 2+ goals in 4 of their last 5 matches against PSG (all competitions).
  • Lens have seen BTTS & over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches against PSG (all competitions).
  • PSG have won 13 of their last 15 matches (Ligue 1).
  • PSG have scored 16 goals in their last 4 matches (Ligue 1).
  • PSG have seen over 2.5 goals in 11 of their last 12 matches (Ligue 1).
  • PSG have seen over 3.5 goals in 10 of their last 12 matches (Ligue 1).

Lens vs PSG FAQ

Where can I watch the Lens vs PSG live stream online?

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Where is Lens vs PSG being played?

Lens vs PSG is being played at Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France.

When is Lens vs PSG being played?

Lens vs PSG is being played at 20:00 BST on Thursday 10 September 2020.

What competition are Lens vs PSG playing in?

Lens vs PSG are playing in Ligue 1.

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Verdict

PSG are missing most of their attack but defence and midfield are largely intact. They should still be able to control this match and get a result.

Best Bet: PSG Win Full Time Result @-136.99 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: PSG Win & Over 2.5 Win & Total Goals @+170 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: PSG Win 3-1 Correct Score @+1200 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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