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Ligue 1 Standings and Relegation Predictions, Odds, Picks 2022/23

Written by: Greg Lea
Updated February 14, 2023
11 min read
  • The Ligue 1 2022/23 season starts on August 5 and will conclude on June 4
  • The relegation battle looks set to be much more interesting than the title race
  • Two teams will be automatically relegated to Ligue 2 and another could join them

At the start of a season, it is only natural that all eyes are focused on the race for the title. But with Paris Saint-Germain highly likely to be the Ligue 1 winners 2022/23, it is probably worth focusing attention elsewhere in the division.

The battle to avoid relegation will probably be more competitive than the title tussle. That was certainly the case last season when three teams finished within a point of each other at the bottom.

Which sides will fall through the trapdoor this time around? We have listed the latest odds below, then read on for our analysis and more information about the Ligue 1 standings and relegation.

Ligue 1 Relegation 2022/23 Odds

The odds for Ligue 1 Relegation 2022/23 were taken from the DraftKings Sportsbook

Ligue 1 2022/23 RelegationOdds
Angers-5000
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Auxerre-1400
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Ajaccio-225
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Montpellier+300
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Toulouse+15000
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Reims+20000
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Lorient+80000
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Who Will Be Relegated in Ligue 1 2022/23?

Ajaccio and Auxerre were promoted to Ligue 1 last season, so it is no surprise that they are the two favorites for relegation. The gap between the top two divisions in France has grown wider in recent years, and the two clubs will have ground to make up on those sides who have been established in Ligue 1 for several seasons.

Toulouse were also in Ligue 2 last term, but the sportsbooks give them a better chance of surviving. That is in part because they were comfortably the best team in the second division, and in part because they spent most of the 2010s in Ligue 1.

Clermont only narrowly avoided the drop in 2021/22 and they are expected to struggle once again. Similarly, Lorient and Troyes were just a few points clear of the relegation zone after 38 rounds of fixtures, and both would probably settle for 17th place were they offered it right now.

Keep an eye on Montpellier too. They were flying high in fifth midway through last season, only to plummet down the table after the turn of the year. Demotion is unlikely but far from impossible.

If you would like to hone your skills and learn more about how to bet on soccer ahead of the Ligue 1 2022/23 season, make sure you check out our guide.

What Were the Final Ligue 1 Standings 2021/22?

At the time of writing, the 2022/23 campaign has not yet gone underway and the current Ligue 1 standings are therefore ordered alphabetically. Take a look at last season’s final table before you make your predictions for what might lie ahead over the next 10 months.

Ligue 1 Standings 2021/22Points
1. Paris Saint-Germain86
2. Marseille71
3. Monaco69
4. Rennes66
5. Nice66
6. Strasbourg63
7. Lens62
8. Lyon61
9. Nantes55
10. Lille55
11. Brest48
12. Reims46
13. Montpellier43
14. Angers41
15. Troyes38
16. Lorient36
17. Clermont36
18. Saint-Etienne32
19. Metz31
20. Bordeaux31

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Greg Lea is a freelance soccer journalist from London. He is the former editor of The Set Pieces, and has contributed to the Guardian, FourFourTwo, and ESPN. A Crystal Palace fan, he is a long-time subscriber to the belief that it's the taking part that counts. Email: [email protected]

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