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Europa League – Monaco vs Real Sociedad: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Europa League match between Monaco and Real Sociedad and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Monaco and Real Sociedad will meet in this Group B Europa League fixture as both sides look to come out as winners. Before going into the final showdown, the French side will hope to secure some safe space if they manage to beat the Spanish team.

The Ligue 1 club has been having a disappointing domestic season so far with 19 points and standing in the eighth position. They will attempt to show their abilities in the European competition by trying to get closer to qualification to the next round tonight.

Los Txuri-Urdin are enjoying their football in La Liga this season as they stand second just one point behind league leaders Real Madrid. However, they will also find aspiration in continuing to fight in on the big stage hoping to reach as far as possible.

Season facts for Monaco and Real Sociedad.

Facts are calculated for Europa League

  • Monaco unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Monaco’s last 10 of 12 matches;
  • Monaco scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Monaco’s last 6 at home matches in the row.
  • Real Sociedad unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row;
  • Real Sociedad unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Real Sociedad’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Real Sociedad scored in the last 6 of 8 matches.

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Current form — Monaco v. Real Sociedad

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Monaco paddling along

It is difficult to point a finger at recent results for Monaco, as they have performed according to their level. Having collected only 3 points from their previous 3 matches, Monaco are on the lookout for a win again. Against PSV Eindhoven, it finished 0-0 before they split the points with Reims in a 0-0 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 2-2 against Lille.

Real Sociedad ready to win

The Spanish side been seen a defeat in their recent games and will hope to continue doing so. They managed to get five points from their last three games starting from a draw against Sturm by 1-1 followed by an away win at Osasuna by 2-0. They shared a point with Valencia in their latest La Liga fixture as both teams ended up without scoring a goal.

The two sides seem relatively equal right now, with current results indicating both are in equal shape. As such, it looks like a game that could go either way, which could easily make a draw the value pick. Bookies have a home win priced at 2.62 while paying out 2.70 for the away win. Should they split the points, the draw ramps up a potential accumulator at 3.30 with the bookmakers.

Monaco v. Real Sociedad — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The most recent outing in the Europa League between Monaco and Real Sociedad took place in July 2021. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle. Monaco have the following 0-1-1 meeting statistics with Real Sociedad.

Full Time Betting

The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. If you fancy adding Monaco to your accumulator, they will get you odds 2.62, as bookies predict they are in with a 38% chance of beating Real Sociedad. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.30 on offer, while an away win for Real Sociedad is available at 2.70. Monaco claimed all three points 6 times in their last 10 home league matches, while also drawing 3 games along the way. They had to endure 1 defeat in this run of games. Real Sociedad won 4 of their last 10 away league games while drawing 4 times. They had to endure 2 defeats in this series of matches.

Monaco have kept visitors at Stade Louis II, Monaco from scoring 6 times in their previous 10 league matches on home soil. Meanwhile, Real Sociedad have been able to keep a clean sheet in 6 of their last 10 away games.

BTTS

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams score (BTTS) lies at 56%. This equals odds of 1.80 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 1.95. Over / Under – stats message

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Over/Under Betting

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 50%. This equals odds 2.00 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 1.80. Monaco’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.6 goals a game. 5 of Monaco’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Real Sociedad’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Real Sociedad went over 2.5 goals.

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