Tip Lyon - Reims
Lyon have picked some stability in the last few matches and head to this clash unbeaten in six of their last seven matches, with three wins therein and they have lost just twice in the last 16 matches, though in the run there are seven draws. They will have to really pull up their socks at home as they head to this game with a home loss to Strasbourg in the French League Cup, and have only beaten relegation threatened Monaco in their last four home matches. Lyon have managed just three wins in their last 10 home matches and three clean sheets in the last 12 matches at home. On the other hand, Reims, having had no midweek assignments, will head to this game well rested and on a four – game unbeaten run. They have scored six goals in their last three matches but have a lot to do away from home, heading to this clash on a winless run of three matches. Reims have managed just one away win in the last eight league matches. With four wins in their last 27 away league matches, Reims may not be the best side to bank on in this clash. In this clash, Reims have one win at Lyon’s backyard in five matches there. They have been the home team in the last two meetings with Lyon, and won both. In total, the two sides have faced off 10 times and no game has ended in a draw, Lyon winning six and Reims four.
Key points Lyon - Reims
Reims have four wins in their last 27 away league matches.
Lyon have two losses in 16 matches across all competitions.
No match between Lyon and Reims has ended in a draw.
Conclusion Lyon - Reims
Lyon have not been the best performers at home but they have picked four of their six wins over Reims at home and they will be favorites in this clash when we look at Reims’ away form. The fact that this game also rarely produces a draw shifts the balance of play largely in Lyon’s favor and we are backing them for a win here.
Lyon Reims Prediction published on January 9, 2019