With Kylian Mbappé staying and playing at a high level, current Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain can focus on the road ahead, which includes a visit from the Lyon on Sunday, in what promises to be the most intriguing game in France this weekend. Paris Saint-Germain is coming off a 4-0 home win against Clermont Foot on Saturday while Lyon beat Strasbourg 3-1 at home on Sunday. PSG leads the Ligue 1 with 15 points in five games while Lyon is in sixth place with eight points in five games.
The player to watch in this game is Kylian Mbappé, who has five goals and two assists in five games this season. Mbappé has been unstoppable and he can be the difference-maker once again. Also keep an eye on Lionel Messi, who will likely get some playing time so he can find his rhythm in what would be his second game with PSG. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Paris Saint-Germain: 1.33
• Lyon: 8.40
• Draw: 5.60
• Paris Saint-Germain: -1.5: 1.89
• Lyon: +1.5: 2.03
• Over 3: 1.83
• Under 3: 2.07
Key Points to Consider
Paris Saint-Germain, coming off a 4-0 home win against Clermont Foot on Saturday, have 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws in their last 5 Ligue 1 games. Lyon, coming off a 3-1 home win against Strasbourg on Sunday, have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 5 Ligue 1 games.
Momentum: Paris Saint-Germain has been on an upward trend — with 5 wins in their last 5 Ligue 1 games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Ligue 1 action on March 21 and Paris Saint-Germain won 4-2.
For Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappé has a 65.12 percent chance to score. He averages 3.18 shots overall per sim, 2.02 shots on goal per and 1.05 goals per sim.
For Lyon, Moussa Dembélé has a 22.84 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.27 shots overall per sim, 0.69 shots on goal per and 0.26 goals per sim.
Paris Saint-Germain Moneyline.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Paris Saint-Germain in this one. Average score in simulations is Paris Saint-Germain 2.11 to Lyon 0.75.