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Arsenal v Lens Champions League predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Arsenal and Lens go head-to-head in the Champions League on Wednesday at 8pm (UK time).

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Arsenal vs Lens odds


*Odds correct as of 17:00 on November 28

It’s been a near-perfect start for Group B leaders Arsenal who head into matchday five sitting on nine points and four ahead of PSV who sit in second place. Mikel Arteta’s side’s only setback was a loss at Lens last month. That win gives the French side confidence when they visit Britain’s capital. “We are Lens, we have experience in the Champions League,” said head coach Franck Haise. “We still have two more matches to play, and we know what we need to do. We know how to handle that pressure.”

Arsenal vs Lens predictions

Arsenal vs Lens: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 3/4 with Bet365
Correct Score 2-0 11/2 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Bukayo Saka 5/1 with Bet365

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The stats behind our Arsenal vs Lens predictions:

  • In the last nine Champions League games between French and English sides played in England, the visitors have suffered eight defeats and only managed one victory.
  • Mikel Arteta has only suffered one defeat in his last 12 European games at the Emirates Stadium (eight wins and three draws), winning five of the last six (one draw).
  • Arsenal haven’t conceded a goal at home in the Champions League netting six goals in the process.

Arsenal vs Lens match tip

Leandro Trossard to score anytime @ 43/20 with BetMGM

Leandro Trossard has netted in each of Arsenal’s last two Premier League home matches.

Arsenal vs Lens team news

Arsenal team news

In  Out Doubtful
Thomas Partey Emile Smith-Rowe

Martin Ødegaard returned to Arsenal’s starting lineup against Brentford last time out while Ben White and Cedric Soares started on the bench. Emile Smith-Rowe remains a doubt but Thomas Partey is still ruled out.

Lens team news

In  Out Doubtful
Morgan Guilavogui, Deiver Machado, Oscar Cortes, Jimmy Cabot, Wuilker Faríñez

Morgan Guilavogui serves a one-match ban and joins Deiver Machado, Oscar Cortes, Jimmy Cabot and Wuilker Faríñez on the sidelines.

Arsenal vs Lens head-to-head record

  • 03/10/2023 – Lens 2-1 Arsenal – Champions League
  • 20/04/2000 – Lens 1-2 Arsenal – Europa League
  • 06/04/2000 – Arsenal 1-0 Lens – Europa League
  • 25/11/1998 – Arsenal 0-1 Lens – Champions League
  • 16/09/1998 – Lens 1-1 Arsenal – Champions League

Arsenal have never beaten Lens in a Champions League match in three attempts (one draw and two losses). It is the most times they have faced an opponent without winning in the competition.

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