Reims will look to get back to winning ways in Ligue 1 when they host Montpellier at the Stade Auguste-Delaune II on Saturday evening. Reims were beaten 4-1 on the road at Amiens last weekend, with their consolation goal being scored by Mathieu Cafaro. Meanwhile, Montpellier only managed a nil-nil home draw against Saint-Etienne at the weekend, in a game in which they have had just one shot on target. Follow all our predictions, odds, free bets and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Reims managed back-to-back wins against Nice and Lyon in the opening two league games, before losing 4-1 at Amiens last weekend. However, Reims are now back in front of their own fans, winning eleven of their last 15 fixtures. In addition, Reims managed to win three of their last five home meetings with Montpellier across all competitions.
On the contrary, Montpellier kicked off the new Ligue 1 season with a 1-2 home loss against Dijon, but they bounced back with a 1-2 away victory at Amiens in Week 2. In addition, Montpellier managed to hold St. Etienne to a 0-0 draw last weekend. Montpellier should feel confident ahead of this tie as they have suffered just one defeat in their last eleven trips.
Montpellier have won their most recent three meetings with Reims in Ligue 1 and we back them to secure at least one point here. Our betting tips and predictions would back Montpellier Draw No Bet at odds 1.83.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Montpellier Draw No Bet at odds 1.83[/bet_tip_now]
Montpellier managed to win four of their last five meetings with Reims in Ligue 1. In addition, Montpellier are undefeated in their last three league trips, winning twice in the process. Overall, Montpellier have suffered just one defeat in their last eleven trips. Our preview anticipate Montpellier Draw No Bet at odds 1.83.
Reims to win at odds 2.60
Reims vs Montpellier Draw at odds 3.00
Montpellier to win at odds 2.87
Correct Score odds
Reims have kept two clean sheets in a row before conceding four goals on the road at Amiens last weekend. On the other hand, Montpellier have conceded in each of their opening two Ligue 1 games, but kept a clean sheet last weekend against St. Etienne. Anyhow, there have been goals at both ends of the pitch four of the last five meetings between these two and we expect a similar result here. Our correct score fancies Montpellier to win 2-1 at odds 11.00.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct score prediction:”]Montpellier to win 2-1 at odds 11.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Four of the last five Ligue 1 meetings between these two sides have ended with over 2.5 goals. Two of Montpellier’s three Ligue 1 games so far this season have seen more than three goals. On the other hand, Reims have conceded four goals in their most recent Ligue 1 match. Our total goals prediction would back over 2.5 goals at odds 2.35.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goal odds and predictions:”]Over 2.5 goals at odds 2.35[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
The new signing Florent Mollet has been Montpellier’s most dangerous player in front of goal in this early part of the season. The 26-year-old striker has already helped the team with one goal and one assist in just two league appearances. Our first goalscorer prediction is Florent Mollet at odds -.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Florent Mollet at odds -[/bet_tip_now]
Free bet offers
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