Montpellier host Lyon at the Stade de la Mosson on Saturday night, with both sides looking to close the gap at the top of the Ligue 1 table. Montpellier lost 0-1 at home against Lille, despite the fact they had a better ball possession and more goal attempts than the visitors. On the other hand, Lyon won 3-0 at home against Monaco thanks to goals from Houssem Aouar, Nabil Fekir and Ferland Mendy. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Montpellier have struggled a little bit of late, but overall, they have only lost three of their last 15 games across all competitions. At home, Montpellier were undefeated in seven league outings prior to their 0-1 loss against Lille last time out in Ligue 1. This leaves Montpellier 4th in the standings, just two points behind their Saturday’s opponents.
Lyon, on the flip side, were on a four-game winless streak across all competitions prior to their 3-0 home victory against Lyon last time out in the league. Away from home, Les Gones looked pretty good over the past three months, having lost just once in their last nine competitive trips. Lyon currently lie third in the Ligue 1 table, just three points behind the second-placed Lille.
Both sides have been up and down over the past few weeks, so our betting tips and predictions would back a draw at odds 3.30.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Draw at odds 3.30[/bet_tip_now]
Montpellier were on a seven-game unbeaten run in Ligue 1 prior to their 0-1 loss against Lille last time out. However, during this run, Montpellier managed three draws. On the flip side, Les Gones are undefeated in six competitive trips, registering three draws in the process. In addition, three of the last six meetings between these two have ended in draws. Our preview expect a draw at odds 3.30.
Montpellier to win at odds 3.20
Montpellier vs Lyon Draw at odds 3.30
Lyon to win at odds 2.25
Correct Score odds
Montpellier have netted at least two goals in four of their last six home games across all competitions, but they have failed to score in the other two. Away from home, Lyon have found the net in nine of their last ten competitive trips. Furthermore, Les Gones have scored at least two goals in three of their last five trips to Montpellier. Our correct score prediction anticipate a 2-2 draw at odds 13.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]2-2 draw at odds 13.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Five of Montpellier’s last seven competitive games have seen more than three goals scored. Lyon, on the flip side, have netted three goals in each of their last two games across all competitions. In addition, two of the last three meetings between these two sides have been high-scoring affairs. Our total goals prediction fancies over 2.5 goals at odds 2.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Over 2.5 goals at odds 2.00[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Andy Delort is the player to watch for Montpellier, as he has played a vital role in their performance throughout the season. Delort is leading the club’s goalscoring charts with seven goals and three assists under his belt. Our first goalscorer prediction is Andy Delort at odds 6.75.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Andy Delort at odds 6.75[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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