One is hard pressed building a case on behalf of Metz when visiting Monaco in the Ligue 1. This encounter certainly has the look of a home win written all over it. Monaco are 4th with 59 points after 30 games. Metz ranks as 9th in the table on 42 points.
It has been a few rounds since Metz last taste of success in the Ligue 1 and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Monaco.
Stats and facts for Monaco and Metz.
- Monaco unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row at home;
- Monaco scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Monaco’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Monaco have not conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Metz did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Metz unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Metz scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Metz conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches.
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Form Monaco vs Metz
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Monaco on a roll.
Monaco look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches Monaco got a 2-0 win against Nice, followed by a dull 0-0 draw at Lille. Their most recent match brought a 4-0 win against Saint-Etienne.
Metz paddling along.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Metz who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their previous 3 matches Metz destroyed Valenciennes by 4 goals and went on to a 2-2 draw against Lens. Their latest match served up a 3-1 defeat against Rennes.
On the back of these strong performances lately Monaco seem in with a good shot of another win against Metz.
Monaco v Metz Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
One way traffic:
Metz were left emptyhanded, when Monaco handed them a 1-0 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 3-0 win. Both sides have seemingly entered their latest matches in a cautious state of mind. 8 of their 10 most recent encounters saw at least one team managing a clean sheet. All in all, Monaco have had a fine reading on Metz in previous seasons in the Ligue 1 with a 9-0-1 advantage going into this match.
Placed 4th in the table Monaco have amassed 59 points after 30 games. On 42 points Metz are ranked in 9th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Monaco have a 69% chance of beating Metz. That equals odds of 1.44 on Monaco to win, while the draw sits at 4.60. Placing a bet on the away win for Metz returns you odds 7.50. Monaco won 6 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Metz 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 51%. This equals odds 1.95 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 1.80. The last 10 home league games for Monaco averaged 3.1 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Metz the average total goals were 2.7 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 56%. This equals odds 1.80 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 2.00. The last 10 home league games of Monaco had an average of 3.1 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 8 went over 2.5 goals. Metz’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. Meanwhile, 6 of Metz’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.