Montpellier will look to maintain their solid start to the Ligue 1 season when they welcome Rennes at the Stade de la Mosson on Sunday afternoon. Montpellier have lost 1-0 on the road at Angers last time out in Ligue 1, in a game in which they had an overwhelming 61% ball possession and ten goal attempts. Rennes, on the flip side, have only managed a 1-1 home draw against Nantes last weekend, despite the fact that Jakob Johansson gave them an early lead and Clement Grenier missed a penalty kick. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Montpellier’s eleven-game unbeaten run in Ligue 1 ended last weekend as they were beaten 1-0 on the road at Angers. In addition, they have recently lost 0-3 at home against Nantes in Coupe de la Ligue. Despite the recent loss, Montpellier still sit third in the standings with 25 points to their name after 13 rounds, just one point behind second-placed Lille.
On the contrary, Rennes have only won two of their last ten games across all competitions. The positive fact is that Rennes are currently on a two-game unbeaten streak in Ligue 1.In addition, Rennes are undefeated in three league trips at the moment. Rennes currently lie 12th in the league table tied on points with Bordeaux and Nantes.
Montpellier have been a strong side in Ligue 1 this season and they should be able to get back to winning ways here. Our betting tips and predictions expect Montpellier to win at odds 2.20.
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Montpellier are unbeaten in six home league games at the moment, having won the most recent four of these. In addition, Montpellier have only lost once in their last seven home league meetings with Rennes, while winning three in the process. Our preview would back Montpellier to win at odds 2.20.
Montpellier to win at odds 2.20
Montpellier vs Rennes Draw at odds 3.10
Rennes to win at odds 3.50
Correct Score odds
Montpellier have scored at least two goals in each of their last three home league fixtures, while keeping a clean sheet in each of these. Furthermore, Montpellier have conceded just two goals in their last seven home meetings with Rennes in Ligue 1. However, Rennes have been scoring goals for fun on the road recently, having found the back of the net in nine of their last ten trips. Our correct score prediction anticipate Montpellier to win 2-1 at odds 9.50.
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Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Three of Montpellier’s last four home games across all competitions have seen more than three goals. On the flip side, Rennes have allowed at least two goals in three of their last five competitive outings. In addition, they have conceded at least twice in six of their last ten trips. Our total goals prediction fancies over 2.5 goals at odds 2.50.
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First Goalscorer odds
Gaetan Laborde has been excellent for Montpellier throughout this Ligue 1 campaign, helping the team with six goals in his twelve appearances. Laborde has netted at least once in three of his last four league appearances for Montpellier. Our first goalscorer prediction is Gaetan Laborde at odds 6.35.
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