Odds for the Top Ligue 1 Matches From May 7th to May 9th

Odds for the Top Ligue 1 Matches From May 7th to May 9th

Written by on May 5, 2021

French Ligue 1 matches star on Friday and happen until Sunday. Top team on the Ligue 1 standings Lille battles Lens on Friday. Paris Saint-Germain heads to Stade Rennais on Sunday. Check out Ligue 1 odds, analysis, and free picks for those two matches as well as this week’s other great French Ligue 1 action.

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Friday, May 7th Match

  • Lille -111 / Lens +288

By a single point, Lille continues to lead PSG on the Ligue 1 standings. Heading into the week, Lille has been on fire. The road team in this has won 4-of-5. Their lone misstep was a draw versus Montpellier on April 16. Lens is a good team but Lille dusted them 4-0 in the last head-to-head. 

Soccer Pick: Lille 

Saturday, May 8th Matches

  • Bordeaux +267 / Nantes -102

Nantes will head into this match on a 2-game win streak. On May 2, Nantes beat Brest 4-2. Bordeaux beat Stade Rennes 2-0 in the last match. The victory broke a 4-match losing streak. Nantes and Bordeaux drew in the last head-to-head. The road team offers odds that make them an overlay. 

Soccer Pick: Bordeaux 

  • Lorient +1 ½ (-123) / Lyonnais -1 ½ (-107) 

Lorient is 2-0 in their last 2. Lyon is 3-2 in their last 5. The home team beat As Monaco in their last. Lyon should win. Can they beat Lorient by 2? Maybe not, but -123 is too much to lay. 

Soccer Pick: Lyonnais 

Sunday, May 9th Matches
  • Marseille +112 / Saint-Etienne +215

Marseille has a couple of wins and a draw in their last 5. Saint-Etienne has 2 losses and a win in their last 3. The win happened on May 2 against Montpellier. Because this is on Saint-Etienne’s pitch, the home team has an edge. 

Soccer Pick: Saint-Etienne 

  • Dijon +312 / Angers -123

Dijon is the absolute worst team in French Ligue 1. They should have no chance against Angers. But the home squad in this has lost 5 straight. If Dijon is going to grab another victory before the end of the season, Sunday should be the day. 

Soccer Pick: Dijon 

  • Stade Brestois +191 / Nice +129

Both Brest and Nice lost their last matches. Nice dropped a game versus Lille by 2 goals. Nantes beat Brest by 3 goals. Nice should be favored and the odds are fair. But Brest beat Nice 2-0 in the last head-to-head. The road squad is worth a look.

Soccer Pick: Stade Brestois

  • Nimes +149 / Metz +166

Metz had played awful up until their last, a May 2 match versus Dijon. The home team in this had lost 3 and drawn once. Then they faced Dijon and, yep, a victory. Nimes has drawn in 3-of-5. Metz beat Nimes in the last head-to-head, making the home team an overlay at the odds. 

Soccer Pick: Metz

  • Montpellier +323 / Strasbourg -147 

Montpellier isn’t playing their best soccer. The road squad has failed in their last couple of matches. Nice beat Montpellier 3-1 on April 25. Then in their next match Saint-Etienne dropped them 2-1. Strasbourg looks solid. But Montpellier has won the last 3 head-to-head. The road dog is worth a shot.

Soccer Pick: Montpellier 

  • As Monaco -1 ½ (+112) / Stade Reims +1 ½ (-149)

Monaco lost their last match. It was their first loss in a long time Stade Reims has 4 draws and a loss in their last 5. Reims should win this on the handicap, but like in many situations, the odds force us to the handicap underdog. Monaco covers.

Soccer Pick: As Monaco 

  • Paris Saint-Germain -131 / Stade Rennais +305

Bordeaux broke Stade Rennais’ 3-match winning streak. Paris Saint-Germain’s lone loss in their last 5 was to Man City in a Champions League match. PSG played the Sky Blues on Tuesday. That may affect them in this match. But it shouldn’t affect them enough for a Rennais victory.

Soccer Pick: Paris Saint-Germain

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