Ligue 1: Nice vs Lyon

Nice vs Lyon Betting Tip and Predictions. In the Round 9 in French Ligue 1, Nice host Lyon at The Allianz Riviera. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Nice vs Lyon.

Mario Balotelli of Nice during the Ligue 1 match between OGC Nice and FC Lorient on October 2, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo Pascal Della Zuana /Icon Sport)

Mario Balotelli of Nice during the Ligue 1 match between OGC Nice and FC Lorient on October 2, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo Pascal Della Zuana /Icon Sport)

Nice started this season in Ligue 1 amazing and after eight rounds they are standing at the top of the table. They are currently the only team in French football league without defeat (6-2-0) and they want to continue with the good performance against Olympique Lyonnais. Last season OGC Nice had finished the season at the 4th position and they qualified in the group phase of the UEFA Europa League, but this season they want to make another step forward and finish the season in the Top 3. It’s hard to believe that they can win the title, but if they continue with good performance they can reach the place which leads in the Champions League next season. Home side have made the great move when they brought Mario Balotelli, who has exploded this season and scored 6 goals in all competitions. Without any doubt, he could be the most dangerous player for Lyon’s defence, if he get the chance, but generally the whole home team is playing very good this season and they believe that can make another good performance.

Lyon after eight rounds in Ligue 1 stand at the 5th position and they can’t be satisfied. After two defeats in a row, including the match against Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League, Lyon have improved their performance and beat St Etienne 2-0 in the last league match. The match against Nice is very important for visitors and they believe that can make another good performance and take another three points. Olympique Lyonnais know that will be hard to beat OGC Nice, the only unbeaten team in Ligue 1, but they believe that they will be capable to do that. Visitors failed to beat home side in the last three league matches, but their striker and top scorer Lacazette, who scored 6 goals this season, is in the great form and he could make the difference in the attack. Nice conceded 6 goals in the last two games in all competitions and visitors there see a chance to make positive result.

Team News

Home side miss Le Marchand (0/0 d), Le Bihan (0/0 f) and Lloris (0/0 d). On the other side visitors will be without Jallet (0/0 d) and Cornet (7/1 f), while Rafael (7/0 d) is doubtful.

Nice vs Lyon Predicted Lineups

Nice: Cardinale, Baysse, Dante, Sarr, Pereira, Cyprien, Bodmer, Seri, Dalbert, Belhanda, Plea.
Lyon: Lopes, Yanga-Mbiwa, Mammana, N’Koulou, Tolisso, Darder, Gonalons, Ferri, Rybus, Ghezzal, Fekir.

Nice vs Lyon Prediction

Home side will be fully motivated to stay unbeaten, but visitors have very good team and they want to take at least one point on this match. I expect interesting match between OGC Nice and Olympique Lyonnais and at least three goals.

Nice vs Lyon Betting Tip: over 2.5 goals @ 1.67 (Bet365)

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