Nice vs Lyon Betting Tip Away Win by One – 30 January 2020

Lyon to squeeze into the last eight

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FranceNice vs LyonFrance
30th January 1955hrs
Football – France – French Cup
Pick Away Win by One
Bookmaker Bet365
Odds: 3/1 odds taken 1520 GMT, Wednesday 29 January

Patrick Vieira’s Nice and Rudi Garcia’s Lyon meet at Allianz Riviera for a Coupe de France Round of 16 match on Thursday night. Both teams will fancy their chances of going through to the quarter-finals. However, despite being away from home, Lyon are the favourites. Each team is in good form, but who will reach the last eight? We have the best odds and tips for this tasty French Cup clash.

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Nice Preview – Will the Eagles soar into the last eight?

Nice head into this cup tie in decent nick. The Eagles are undefeated in their previous seven league and cup matches, winning four and drawing three.

Nice are currently in 12th place in Ligue 1. The club from the French Riviera have won eight, lost eight and drawn five so far. Along the way, they have scored 30 and conceded 29. Only Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain have won on their patch this season.

Our betting prediction:
Both teams to score
4/6

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(odds taken 1550 GMT, Wednesday 29 January)

 
In the French Cup, Nice have secured two home wins. They saw off Frejus Saint-Raphael before edging past Red Star Paris in the previous round. This will no doubt be their toughest Coupe de France test yet, though.

Lyon Preview – Can the in-form Kids leave Nice with a win and a place in the quarters?

Lyon are sitting nicely in fifth place in Ligue 1 at the moment. The Kids have picked up only nine wins from 21 league encounters, but they have been beaten just seven times. Only the current top four and Reims have lost fewer matches up until now.

Rudi Garcia’s men have had their problems at the Groupama Stadium this term, with four of their league defeats coming on home turf, but they have been excellent on the road. In fact, only champions & current league leaders PSG have a better away record, as Lyon have taken an impressive 18 points from a possible 33.

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Having thumped Bourg-Peronnas 7-0 and edged a seven-goal thriller at Nantes in the previous two rounds, Lyon will be hoping to book their place in the last eight of the Coupe de France with another away triumph on Thursday.

 

Nice vs Lyon City Betting Advice

In the league meeting between the two this season, Lyon secured a narrow 2-1 win over Nice at the Groupama Stadium. It was an eventful match with players sent off on either side, but two first-half goals did the damage for the home team.

 

Key Facts – Nice vs Lyon Betting Tip

  • Nice are unbeaten at home in eight home league and cup matches, winning six and drawing two
  • Only PSG have picked up more away points in Ligue 1 than Lyon up until now
  • Lyon beat Nice 2-1 in a league meeting back in November

 

The pair have been involved in some close meetings lately, with each of the last four being settled by just one goal. I fancy this to be another tight encounter on Thursday, but I’m putting my money on the away team to progress. Check out the excellent price of 3/1 for Lyon to win by one goal at the Allianz Riviera.

 

The best betting odds for Nice vs Lyon

Nice to win: 11/5 at Bet365
Draw: 13/5 at Bet365
Lyon to win: 23/10 at Bet365


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