Rennes vs Lens Prediction | Ligue 1 | 08/08

Rennes vs Lens prediction: Only getting a ticket to attend the C3 arena was a failure for Rennes last season. So when entering the new season, Rennes is determined to improve their current ranking. Meanwhile, Lens is a team that was not easy to play last season.

Rennes vs Lens Prediction


  • Match date: 11:00 am on 2021/08/08
  • Event: Ligue 1
  • Stage: Matchday 1st
  • Location: Roazhon Park



Rennes had the home advantage of Roazhon Park on the very first day of the game. They need to play really well to get 3 points against Lens.

Rennes’ form in the last 5 matches: D D L L W

Over 38 matches played in Ligue 1 last season, Rennes got themselves 16 wins. In addition, they also got 10 wins and received 12 defeats. Therefore, the total number of points that this team has is 58. Only 2 points behind the top 5, Rennes has sadly ranked 6th on the rankings. This result caused Les Rouges et Noirs to fail in their goal of participating in the C2 Cup.

Rennes’ recent form also has not had good results. Looking at the last 5 friendly matches, coach Bruno Génésio’s team has had 4 consecutive matches without winning. In which, they have about 2 draws and 2 defeats. It was not until the last match that Rennes got himself 1 victory. Against Torino, Rennes won 1-0.

Rennes vs Lens Prediction

Lens’ form in the last 5 matches: L D D W W

Lens was a rookie team in Ligue 1 last season. But Lens is playing the role of a dark horse and making the fans hate it. With 38 matches played, Lens received 11 defeats. In contrast, this team had 15 wins and 12 draws to get 57 points. Notably, Sang et Or is only 1 point behind Rennes. Therefore, it is not wrong to assume that Lens is not an easy opponent to play for Rennes.

Looking at the last 5 exchanges to prepare for the new season, Lens has seen a gradual improvement in results. Only 1 match Lens had to admit defeat when facing St. Gilloise. Immediately after that, they received 4 consecutive defeats. Recently Lens also defeated Udinese with a score of 4-1.

Select: Lens FT.


Looking at the confrontation history, Rennes and Lens will have an equal chance in the upcoming match. With a total of 38 meetings, Rennes has 15 wins. As for Lens, they won less than 1 game. Besides, there were 9 times undefeated victories of the 2 teams.

Until recently, we also saw the equality of the results of the two teams. Specifically, each team has 2 times defeated the opponent. Last time, Rennes and Lens held a draw with the score of 0-0.

Select: Draw FT.


Last season, Rennes did not have impressive results with 6th place in the rankings. Their attack is quite stable with 52 goals after 38 rounds. So on average in each match they have got 1.37 goals. In contrast, Rennes’ defense has not shown the certainty needed. They have received 40 goals, equivalent to 1.05 goals per game.

Rennes vs Lens Prediction

Lens again performed worse than the opponent when ranked 7th on the rankings last season. The total number of goals they have is 55 goals, corresponding to 1.45 goals in each match. However, their defense is facing major shortcomings when conceding 54 goals.

With Over/Under 2.5, Rennes’ last 5 matches have 4 Over matches, equivalent to 80%. The Lens side has 4 times with the same result.

Select: Under 2.5 FT.

Rennes vs Lens Prediction: Rennes 1-1 Lens FT (0-0 H1).

The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Ligue 1 between Rennes vs Lens on 2021/08/08 of the CMD368 bookie.