Monaco look to get their first home victory of the new Ligue 1 season when they host Lille at the Stade Louis II on Saturday evening. Monaco picked up a comfortable 1-3 victory on the road at Nantes last weekend thanks to goals from Rony Lopes, Stevan Jovetic and Radamel Falcao. Lille have also won 3-1 at home against Rennes on the opening round, thanks to goals from Lebo Mothiba, Nicolas Pepe and Jonathan Bamba. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Monaco were humiliated by PSG in the French Super Cup two weeks ago, but they did well to recover and to kick off this Ligue 1 season with a 3-1 away win at Nantes. They will now look to follow that up with another victory, in which will be their first home game of the season. Monaco are unbeaten in nine home fixtures at the moment, winning eight in this term.
Lille, on the flip side, had a terrible campaign last season, but they looked very solid in their 3-1 home victory against Rennes last weekend. Lille have strengthened their squad this summer and it paid off so far. Lille’s recent form have seen them lose just once in six games, while winning four in the process.
Monaco hold an amazing head-to-head record against Lille and they should be able to secure all three points here. Our betting tips and predictions fancies Monaco to win at odds 1.44.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Monaco to win at odds 1.44[/bet_tip_now]
Monaco have won each of their last five meetings with Lille across all competitions. In addition, the Monegasques’ home form over the past ten months have seen them lose just three of their last 20 games across all competitions. Meanwhile, Lille have suffered seven defeats in their last 10 competitive trips. Our preview would back Monaco to win at odds 1.44.
Monaco to win at odds 1.44
Monaco vs Lille Draw at odds 4.50
Lille to win at odds 6.50
Correct Score odds
Monaco have scored at least two goals in each of their last five victories against Lille. Last season, Monaco managed to put six goals past Lille both home and away. Meanwhile, Lille have conceded at least one goal in each of their most recent three matches. Our correct score anticipate Monaco to win 3-1 at odds 11.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Monaco to win 3-1 at odds 11.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
We fancy goals in this one especially after both sides managed to score three goals each on the opening round. Six of Monaco’s last eight home games across all competitions have seen more than three goals. On the other hand, Lille have allowed at least two goals in nine of their last 13 trips. Our total goals prediction expect over 2.5 goals at odds 1.61.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]over 2.5 goals at odds 1.61[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Radamel Falcao has already scored in Monaco’s first game of the season and it seems that he carried on his form from the previous campaign. He has been Monaco’s top scorer last season and we fancy him to add more goals to his tally here. Our first goalscorer prediction is Radamel Falcao at odds 3.40.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Radamel Falcao at odds 3.40[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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