Stade Rennais vs Lens Prediction: Lineup, ODDs & H2H

Stade Rennais, currently nestled comfortably in the European qualification places, welcomes RC Lens to Roazhon Park on Sunday, May 12th, 2024, for a captivating Ligue…

Stade Rennais vs Lens

Stade Rennais, currently nestled comfortably in the European qualification places, welcomes RC Lens to Roazhon Park on Sunday, May 12th, 2024, for a captivating Ligue 1 encounter. Here’s a look at what’s brewing:

Match

  • Teams: Stade Rennais vs Lens Fc
  • Compettition: Ligue 1
  • Date: Sunday, May 12th, 2024 (**Double-check closer to the date for confirmation)
  • Time: Time is yet to be confirmed, but Ligue 1 matches typically start between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM CEST (Central European Summer Time).
  • Venue: Roazhon Park, Rennes, France

Prediction

This match is difficult to predict due to the similar strengths of both teams and their recent form. Here are the possibilities:

  • Close Match (Most Likely): Given the evenly matched sides and their European aspirations, a tight and exciting encounter is most likely.
  • Rennes Win: Home advantage and their desire for Champions League qualification could give them a slight edge, especially if their attack fires on all cylinders.
  • Lens Win: Their recent convincing victory against Rennes and their strong attacking threat make them a genuine contender for an away victory, potentially derailing Rennes’ European hopes.

Lineups (Predicted)

Stade Rennais (4-3-3):

  • Goalkeeper: Mandanda
  • Defenders: Traoré, Aguerd, Theate, Truffert
  • Midfielders: Bourigeaud, Santamaria, Tait
  • Forwards: Doué, Gouiri, Terrier

RC Lens (3-4-3):

  • Goalkeeper: Samba
  • Defenders: Medina, Gradit, Fortes
  • Midfielders: Clauss, Fofana, Machado, Frankowski
  • Forwards: Sotoca, Saïd, Sotoca

Odds

(subject to change, always check with your preferred sportsbook)

  • Rennes Win: Moderate Odds (around -140 or lower)
  • Draw: Moderate Odds (around +270)
  • Lens Win: Higher Odds (around +320 or higher)

H2H (Head-to-Head)

  • Historically, the matchup has been balanced:
    • Rennes has won 11 out of the last 29 meetings.
    • Lens has won 10 out of the last 29 meetings.
  • Recent dominance favors Lens:
    • Secured a convincing 3-0 victory in their last encounter against Rennes in December 2023.

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