With both teams placed mid-table Angers and Montpellier have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Ligue 1. Angers lie 10th in the table on 40 points after 30 matches. 4 points ahead after 30 matches, Montpellier finds themselves in 8th place.
Montpellier can finish the day inside the top 6 by downing Angers on Sunday in the Ligue 1.
Stats and facts for Angers and Montpellier.
- Angers did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Angers’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in Angers’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Angers conceded the last 7 matches in a row at home.
- Montpellier unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Montpellier unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Montpellier conceded in the last 18 of 20 matches;
- Montpellier scored in the last 13 of 15 matches.
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Form Angers vs Montpellier
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Angers continue to look blunt.
Angers will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their 3 latest outings Angers won 1-0 against Metz and went on to a 1-0 defeat against Saint-Etienne. Their latest game produced a 0-0 draw with Brest.
Montpellier on a roll.
Montpellier will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings Montpellier ended with a 1-1 draw against Lorient and went on to a 1-1 draw with Nimes. Their latest game produced a 3-1 win against Bordeaux.
The two teams are evenly matched by the bookies, but current form makes Montpellier our choice for a win.
Angers v Montpellier Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Don’t expect goals
Angers were left emptyhanded, when Montpellier handed them a 4-1 defeat in their last Ligue 1 encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 1-0 win. Recent meetings have had a tendency to be rather shy on goals as 6 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. Angers have won 30%, while Montpellier have won 40% of their last 10 encounters in the Ligue 1 resulting in a total of 3-3-4.
Angers are 10th with 40 points after 30 matches. Montpellier ranks as 8th in the table on 44 points.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Angers will pay out at 2.63, as bookies predict Angers are in with a 38% chance of beating Montpellier. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.25 on offer, while an away win for Montpellier pays out at 2.80. Angers won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Montpellier lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 55%. This equals odds 1.83 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.91. The last 10 home league games for Angers averaged 2.5 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Montpellier the average total goals were 2.7 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 48%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.10 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.65. Angers’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.5 goals a game. 6 of Angers’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Montpellier’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. 6 of the last 10 away matches for Montpellier went over 2.5 goals.