MATCH PREVIEW: BORDEAUX 2-1 LILLE (FRANCE: LIGUE 1) FREE BETTING PICKS FOR TODAY, APRIL 7

League: FRANCE: Ligue 1 – Round 32
Match: 19:00 Bordeaux – Lille
Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals
Average odds: 1.43
Bookmaker: bwin
Result: 2:1 WIN!!!

MATCH PREVIEW

Bordeaux are stuck in the middle of the Ligue 1 (L1) standings ahead of this round 32 encounter, whilst Lille are in a real struggle at the wrong end of the table, but a win here could propel them out of the relegation zone.
In 52 previous meetings at the Stade Matmut-Atlantique in L1 history, Bordeaux have won 31, Lille have claimed eight victories and the other 13 games were drawn. Furthermore, the Girondins have an even better record in recent history, losing only one of their last 11 home encounters against Lille in all competitions (W5, D5, L1).
Currently on a dreadful run of six straight matches without a win in L1 (D2, L4), Bordeaux have slowly slipped to 12th place ahead of this round. After having to settle for a goalless draw (0-0) at home against Angers in round 29, Gustavo Poyet’s men were defeated twice in a row by Rennes (2-0) at home and last Sunday at Guingamp (2-1).
After being defeated away by Monaco before the international break (2-1), Lille recorded a second straight loss in L1 against Amiens (1-0) in front of their own supporters last week. Currently winless in their last eight L1 games (D3, L5), Jean-Louis Garcia’s men sit in 18th place ahead of the weekend fixtures.
Players to watch: Bordeaux’s best player has been Malcom with nine goals and six assists in the top flight.
Lille’s outstanding player this season has been Nicolas Pepe who has nine goals and three assists in the league.
Stat attack: Bordeaux have not found the net in six of their last eight home matches in the league.
Lille are on a bad run of four straight away L1 games without a win (D1, L3), conceding two goals in each of the last three.
At Bordeaux, clashes between these two sides are usually low scoring affairs – ten of the last 12 meetings in L1 having produced less than three goals.