The season runs until May 23, 2021 with a quick turnaround before the European Championships, but which clubs are the bookies backing in the ante post markets?
We run down the best Ligue 1 ante post betting markets as the new season gets started...
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2020/21 Ligue 1 Winner Betting TipsAs you can probably imagine, Paris Saint Germain are big favourites to win having won the competition for the last three seasons. BetVictor are pricing the Champions at 1/16 and it’s rather difficult to look past that.
Lyon have proven they’re a side to be reckoned with though, having caused plenty of problems in the Champions League knockout stages. They can be backed at 20/1 with the bookmaker, while Marseille are at 25/1.
2020/21 Ligue 1 Winner Odds (BetVictor)
2020/21 Ligue 1 Winner Without PSG Betting TipsThe favourites without PSG don’t differ much to the odds above, with Lyon expected to finish in second place according to the bookies. BetVictor are pricing Lyon to finish Ligue 1 winner without PSG at 7/4, with Marseille not far behind at 9/4.
Rennes are in with a shout having finished third last season. They could be worth an outside punt at 16/1.
2020/21 Ligue 1 Winner Without PSG Odds (BetVictor)
2020/21 Ligue 1 Relegation Betting TipsWhen it comes to fighting to stay in the league this season, it seems like it’s going to be a long season for Metz, with 888sport tipping them to go down, priced at 1/6.
Troyes, Toulouse and Amiens are also facing a difficult season according to the bookmaker, with Lille also surprisingly at 4/1 with the bookmaker.
2020/21 Ligue 1 Relegation Odds (888sport)
2020/21 Ligue 1 Top Scorer TipsThere are some huge names in Ligue 1 and all of them will be fighting to finish top scorer. PSG players are leading the charge with both Kylian Mbappe and Neymar right up there as contenders, while Wissam Ben Yedder, who finished top of the charts last season can be backed again to do so at 7/1 with 888sport.
Moussa Dembele of Lyon is among the major contenders, also at 7/1 alongside Mauro Icardi, while Memphis Depay can be backed at 11/1.