Montpellier will look to continue their amazing start to this Ligue 1 season when they host Nimes at the Stade de la Mosson on Sunday afternoon. Montpellier only managed a 2-2 away draw at Caen in midweek thanks to goals from Andy Delort and Damien Le Tallec. On the other hand, Nimes only secured a 0-0 home draw against Guingamp on Wednesday, although Umut Bozok missed a penalty kick at halftime for the newcomers. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Montpellier were beaten 2-1 at home by Dijon on the opening round, but that was their sole defeat in this early part of the new Ligue 1 season. They are undefeated in six league outings at the moment, winning three and drawing three in this term. At home, they were on a three-game winless streak in the league prior to their 1-0 victory against Nice in their most recent fixture.
On the contrary, Nimes won their first two league games of the season, but they have failed to grab another victory since then. They are winless in five league fixtures, but the most recent three of these have ended in draws. This leaves Montpellier in a decent 12th spot in the standings with nine points to their name.
Montpellier should be able to build on their recent home win in Ligue 1 against Nice and we back them to secure back-to-back victories here. Our betting tips and predictions would back Montpellier to win at odds 1.85.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Montpellier to win at odds 1.85[/bet_tip_now]
Montpellier are the in-form team in this tie, but Nimes also managed some impressive draws against Monaco and Bordeaux of late. In addition, Montpellier also hold the better head-to-head record, having lost just once in their four meetings with Nimes across all competitions. Our preview expect Rennes to win at odds 1.95.
Montpellier to win at odds 1.85
Montpellier vs Nimes Draw at odds 3.60
Nimes to win at odds 4.33
Correct Score odds
Montpellier have kept a clean sheet in three of their last five games in Ligue 1. Meanwhile, Nimes have netted just one goal in their most recent two league outings. We fancy Montpellier to win here, but we don’t expect goals at both ends. Our correct score would back Montpellier to win 1-0 at odds 6.50.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Montpellier to win 1-0 at odds 6.50[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Four of Montpellier’s last five games in Ligue 1 have seen few than three goals. Nimes’ most recent two league outings have also ended with under 2.5 goals. In addition, two of the four meetings between these two sides have been tight affairs. Our total goals prediction fancies under 2.5 goals at odds 1.72.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Under 2.5 goals at odds 1.72[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Damien Le Tallec is now Montpellier’s top scorer in Ligue 1 after his goal against Caen in midweek. Le Tallec has scored twice in his last three league appearances and we fancy him to add more to his tally in this one. Our first goalscorer prediction is Damien Le Tallec at odds 17.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Damien Le Tallec at odds 17.00[/bet_tip_now]
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