Montpellier will look to continue their amazing start to this Ligue 1 season when they travel to the Stade Michel d’Ornano to take on Caen on Wednesday evening. Caen threw away a one-goal lead following Faycal Fajr’s early goal to succumb to a 2-1 loss on the road at St. Etienne. On the contrary, Montpellier picked up a hard-fought 1-0 home victory against Nice on Saturday thanks to a first-half goal from Gaetan Laborde. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Caen were undefeated in four league fixtures before losing 2-1 on the road at St. Etienne on Saturday. They are still unbeaten in two league games at home so far this season, but overall they are without victory in front of their own fans in ten fixtures. Furthermore, Caen have only won once in their last five home meetings with Montpellier in Ligue 1.
Montpellier, on the other hand, kicked off the new Ligue 1 season with a narrow 1-2 home loss against Dijon, but they haven’t lost another one since then. Montpellier have won three and drawn two of their last five games in Ligue 1. Away from home, Montpellier have suffered just one defeat in their last twelve games across all competitions.
Montpellier have been in great shape in this early part of the season and they also hold a strong h2h record. Our betting tips and predictions fancies Montpellier Draw No Bet at odds 1.72.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Montpellier Draw No Bet at odds 1.72Draw at odds 3.20[/bet_tip_now]
Montpellier have been one of the surprise packages in Ligue 1 this season as they currently lie third in the standings, just two points behind second-placed Lille. Furthermore, Montpellier beat Caen both home and away in the previous two Ligue 1 seasons. Our preview expect Montpellier Draw No Bet at odds 1.72.
Caen to win at odds 3.10
Caen vs Montpellier Draw at odds 3.00
Montpellier to win at odds 2.45
Correct Score odds
Montpellier have scored at least one goal in each of their last ten league meetings with Caen. In the same time, they have been very well-organized at the back over the past few weeks, having conceded just one goal in their last four league outings. Our correct score anticipate Montpellier to win 1-0 at odds 7.50.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Montpellier to win 1-0 at odds 7.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Each of Montpellier’s last four games in Ligue 1 have been low-scoring affairs. Montpellier hold the best defensive record in the division with just four goals conceded in six rounds. They face a Caen team that have scored seven goals so far this season, but they also conceded nine in this term. Our total goals prediction would back under 2.5 goals at odds 1.53.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Under 2.5 goals at odds 1.53[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Gaetan Laborde has finally scored his first goal for Montpellier after his arrival from Bordeaux last summer. He hasn’t been very prolific for Bordeaux last season, but he looked pretty well against Nice last weekend. Our first goalscorer prediction is Gaetan Laborde at odds 7.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Gaetan Laborde at odds 7.00[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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