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Lyon vs Bordeaux Predictions & Tips - Back BTTS in Ligue 1

  • Lyon vs Bordeaux predictions for Friday’s Ligue 1 match
  • The game is being played at 8pm GMT at the Groupama Stadium
  • Lyon have seen BTTS in 8 of their last 9 matches against Bordeaux
  • I am backing Lyon to win and stay in touch at the top of Ligue 1
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Lyon have seen BTTS in 8 of their last 9 matches against Bordeaux (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 27 Jan 2021
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Lyon vs Bordeaux Predictions


Lyon and Bordeaux are expected to see BTTS in Ligue 1. The hosts have a stronger squad with more depth which can make the difference on Friday.

  • Lyon have won 5 of their last 7 home matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have won 9 of their last 12 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have scored 2+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have seen BTTS in 8 of their last 9 matches against Bordeaux (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have won their last 3 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have scored in 10 of their last 11 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Bordeaux have scored 2+ goals in their last 3 matches (Ligue 1).

Head to Head


Lyon have a 27-22 advantage against Bordeaux with 25 draws in 74 matches. 

The last three matches in Lyon have been draws with Lyon winning the last two in Bordeaux.

Lyon Form


Lyon are two points behind PSG at the top of the Ligue 1 table. They have benefitted from having no European football this season.

Rudi Garcia’s side won three straight matches including 4-1 at Nice, 3-0 against Nantes and 3-2 against Lens. Lyon overturned a 2-0 deficit in Rennes, Memphis Depay and Jason Denayer scoring late to secure a 2-2 draw.

Les Gones suffered a shock 1-0 defeat against Metz at home where they failed to take their chances. 

Lyon bounced back with a crushing 5-0 win at Saint-Etienne on Sunday after having 18-3 shots. Tinotenda Kadewere and Marcelo bagged braces with right back Léo Dubois providing 2 assists. 

Lyon Team News


Midfielder Lucas Paqueta is available after serving a suspension and should replace Maxence Caqueret.

Star midfielder Houssem Aouar didn’t feature against Saint-Etienne and is linked with a transfer away from the club.

Dutch striker Memphis Depay has registered 11 goals and 6 assists in Ligue 1 this season. He is overdue after failing to score in Lyon’s last two matches.

Bordeaux Form


Bordeaux are fighting for a European spot after winning their last three matches. They drew 0-0 at Metz before a 2-1 home win against Lorient with Remi Oudin scoring both goals.

Jean-Louis Gasset’s side followed up with a 3-0 win at Nice with Hwang Ui-Jo, Paul Baysse and Toma Basic on target. 

Les Girondins won 2-1 at home against Angers on Sunday after Hwang Ui-Jo scored twice in the opening 11 minutes.

Bordeaux Injuries & Team News


Bordeaux defensive midfielder Otávio is out with an achilles tendon rupture.

Influential attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa returned to the starting side against Angers after missing three matches. 

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Verdict

Bordeaux can score in Lyon, but the hosts have far more firepower up front and can take all three points. Memphis Depay is overdue and can score first.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-125.00 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Lyon Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @210.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Memphis Depay First Goalscorer @400.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Lyon Win 3-1 Correct Score @1100.0 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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