07 Apr 07:26
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Full Time Result -> Draw at odds 3.00
Stade de Reims come into this encounter having lost only two of their last 16 Ligue 1 (L1) home fixtures (W8, D6, L2). Furthermore, with an average of just 0.73 goals conceded per home game this league campaign, they can boast the division’s joint-third best home defence.In fact with just 31 goals conceded across their 30 top-flight fixtures this season (1.03 per match average), only three L1 sides have picked the ball out of the net fewer times than Reims. The hosts have now registered 12 clean sheets overall this L1 campaign, with only league leaders PSG recording more (16).Lille have won seven of their last eight L1 away games (W7, D1), though they have registered just four clean sheets across their previous 23 away league fixtures. Sharp-shooting Lille have seen 71 of their 175 L1 away goal attempts find the target - a league-high 40.57% hit rate.Scoring first could be vital to Lille’s chances of continuing their good form, as they have won eight of the nine L1 away games this term in which they netted the opening goal (W8, D1). On the flipside however, they have lost four of the five L1 away fixtures where they conceded first (W1, L4).Players to watch: Reims’ top league scorer Rémi Oudin has nine league goals - though only three arrived on home turf. He will face-off against Lille striker