Lens come into this fixture in seventh spot knowing they need at least a victory to be in with a chance of securing European qualification. Monaco are in second spot on the same points as Marseille with a four better goal-difference with the top two automatically making the Champions League group.
The home side are in good form having gone unbeaten in their last seven winning five of these games. The visitors are in even better form having won each of their last nine including a 3-0 defeat of PSG.
At home, Lens have won three of their last four with their last game here ending in a 2-2 draw with Nantes. On the road, Monaco have won each of their last four with all of them seeing both teams score and going over 2.5 goals.
Both teams to score has happened in each of their last four and four of the last five for Lens. Monaco have seen both teams net and over 2.5 goals in six of their last nine domestic matches.
Arnaud Kalimuendo-Muinga is the leading Lens scorer with 12 for the season with four in his last seven. Wissam Ben Yidder has had a remarkable campaign for Monaco grabbing 24 goals and is in form with five from four.
Lens vs Monaco : Match Stats
Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals looks the best bet here in a game that both sides need to claim all three points in. Both have recent history of goals with six of the last nine Monaco games doing this. The last three Lens matches have also seen this so this looks a sensible bet.
Given the home side need to win this to be in the hunt for a European place while the visitors have to win to secure second and automatic qualification for the Champions League group places this should be an attacking game. Skybet have a special enhanced price for both teams to take 2+ shots on target in each half and this looks good value.
Lens vs Monaco: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Lens 2-2 Monaco
Lens vs Monaco: Odds
Lens vs Monaco: Head to Head
30 January 2022- Lens 2-4 Monaco- French Cup
21 August 2021- Monaco 0-2 Lens- Ligue 1
23 May 2021- Lens 0-0 Monaco- Ligue 1
16 December 2020- Monaco 0-3 Lens- Ligue 1
26 April 2015- Lens 0-3 Monaco- Ligue 1
These sides have met twice already this season with Monaco winning here in the League Cup and Lens winning the reverse fixture in August. Wissam Ben Yidder grabbed a brace in their cup meeting in January.