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Lille vs Rennes Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Rennes upset Lille in Ligue 1?

  • Lille host Rennes at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Saturday
  • Lille and Rennes both finished in the top four last season
  • Lille have won 6 of their last 7 Ligue 1 matches
  • Rennes have won their last 3 Ligue 1 matches
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Lille host Rennes in Ligue 1 on Saturday (Getty Images)

Lille and Rennes get their 2020-21 Ligue 1 seasons underway at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Saturday. These clubs finished 3rd and 4th last season and are expected to challenge for Europe once again.

Lille Form


Lille were 4th in Ligue 1 when the season was called off. Les Dogues finished bottom of their Champions League group that included Valencia, Chelsea and Ajax.

Christophe Galtier’s side finished strong, winning six of their last seven Ligue 1 matches. They produced home wins against Rennes, Toulouse and Lyon with the only blip a 2-1 home defeat to Marseille.

Lille have had a mixed pre-season, beating Excel Mouscron and Anderlecht with defeats against Club Brugge and AZ Alkmaar.

Lille Team News


Versatile attacker Timothy Weah is out with a hamstring Injury. 

They have reinforced their defence by signing Sven Botman from Ajax U21. Brazilian central defender Gabriel Magalhães has been heavily linked with a move away from the club.

Lille sold Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen to Napoli for €70m, signing Canadian striker Jonathan David from Gent for €32m. 

Rennes Form


Rennes were 3rd in Ligue 1 when the season was cancelled. Julien Stéphan’s side had won their previous three league matches against Nimes, Toulouse and Montpellier.

Les Rennais had a positive pre-season after beating Châteauroux, Angers, Brest and Saint-Etienne. They drew against Lorient and lost against Nice.

Rennes Team News


Rennes have a full strength squad available. Dijon centre-back Nayef Aguerd and Lyon's Martin Terrier were recently signed and could come straight into the starting side.

Lille vs Rennes Head to Head


Lille have a 24-18 advantage against Rennes with 18 draws in 60 matches. Lille drew 1-1 at Rennes last season before a 1-0 home win thanks to an early Loic Remy strike.

Lille vs Rennes Odds


Lille are 2.30 favourites at betfair with Rennes priced at 3.40 at Unibet. A draw is available at 3.30 at bet365. 

Lille vs Rennes Match Up


Lille have been growing in stature in Ligue 1 but have to adjust to life without prolific striker Victor Osimhen. It shouldn’t be too tough with Jonathan David a promising talent.

Rennes were quiet achievers last season and were one point ahead of Lille when the season was cancelled. 17-year-old midfielder Eduardo Camavinga is a key player who can continue to improve this season.

Lille vs Rennes Stats


  • Lille have won 6 of their last 7 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lille have kept 5 clean sheets in their last 6 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lille manager Christophe Galtier has drawn 10 of his 22 matches against Rennes (all competitions).
  • Lille are undefeated in 29 of their last 30 home matches against Rennes (all competitions).
  • Rennes have won their last 3 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Rennes are undefeated in 5 of their last 7 away matches (Ligue 1).

Lille vs Rennes FAQ

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Where is Lille vs Rennes being played?

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

When is Lille vs Rennes being played?

Lille vs Rennes is being played at 20:00 BST on Saturday 22 August 2020.

What competition are Lille vs Rennes playing in?

Lille vs Rennes are playing in Ligue 1.

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Verdict

Lille and Rennes are evenly matched with the hosts in a rebuilding phase. Rennes are a capable side and can earn a point at Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @230 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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