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Lille vs Nantes Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Lille continue their unbeaten start against Nantes?

  • Nantes travel north to face Lille in Ligue 1 on Friday
  • Match kicks off at 8pm at Stade Pierre Mauroy
  • Lille have won 8 of their last 11 matches in Ligue 1
  • Lille have won 7 of their last 8 matches against Nantes
  • Nantes have failed to score in 3 of their last 4 away matches
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Nantes take on Lille in Ligue 1 on Friday (Getty Images)

Nantes travel to Lille for Matchday 5 of the Ligue 1 campaign on Friday. Can Lille overcome the disappointment of conceding a late equaliser at Marseille with another home win?

Lille Form

Lille have had a tough start to the new season, playing three of last season's top six sides.

Lille drew 1-1 against Rennes, won 1-0 at Reims and 1-0 against Metz before a 1-1 draw in Marseille. Luiz Araújo opened the scoring but they couldn't hold on, conceding an 85th minute equaliser.

Lille Team News

Lille have a fully strengthened squad to choose from with Renato Sanches making his return from injury last week and left-back Reinildo returning from suspension.

Lille sold reliable centre back Gabriel Magalhães to Arsenal in the summer. It hasn’t affected the club so far, conceding just two goals in their opening four matches.

Nigerian striker Victor Oshimen left the club in the transfer window. New signings Burak Yilmaz and Jonathan Davids have failed to score in 567 combined minutes of action in Ligue 1.

Nantes Form

Nantes started the new Ligue 1 campaign with a 0-0 draw at Bordeaux. They won 2-1 at home win against Nimes before a 2-1 defeat at Monaco.

Last time out Nantes held current league leaders Saint-Etienne to a 2-2 draw. They were 2-0 down but hit back with goals to Moses Simon and Renaud Emond.

Nantes Team News

Christian Gourcuff has a full squad at his disposal with right-back Imran Louza returning from suspension.

Lille vs Nantes Head to Head

Lille have a 27-23 advantage against Nantes with 18 draws in 68 matches. Lille have won seven of their last eight matches against Nantes including a 2-1 home win and 1-0 away win last season.

Lille vs Nantes Odds

Bet365 have Lille as 1.80 favourites to win whilst William Hill offer 5.00 on a Nantes win. A draw is available at 3.50 across the board.

Lille vs Nantes Match Up

Lille have shown that they can be strong defensively. They need to overcome the departure of striker Victor Oshimen however, as Lille have failed to score more than a single goal in four matches this season.

Nantes looked impressive as they had 56% possession against Saint-Etienne. Their quality showed as they battled hard, a similar performance could cause Lille problems on Friday night.

Lille vs Nantes Stats

  • Lille have won 8 of their last 11 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lille have won 1-0 in 4 of their last 6 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lille have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 10 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lille have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 4 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lille have won 7 of their last 8 matches against Nantes (all competitions).
  • Nantes have failed to score in 3 of their last 4 away matches (Ligue 1).

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Where is Lille vs Nantes being played?

Lille vs Nantes is being played at Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France.

When is Lille vs Nantes being played?

Lille vs Nantes is being played at 20:00 BST on Friday 25 September 2020.

What competition are Lille vs Nantes playing in?

Lille vs Nantes are playing in Ligue 1.



Lille's solid defensive qualities have been on display this season. They should have too much quality for Nantes with a 1-0 win the tip.

Best Bet: Lille Win Full Time Result @-125 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Lille Win to Nil Win to Nil @+160 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Lille Win 1-0 Correct Score @+500 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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