Ace Football team offers the Ligue 1 round 8 match preview for Montpellier and Clermont Foot who meet up on Wednesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Clermont Foot visit Stade de la Mosson this coming Wednesday for a Ligue 1 fixture with home side Montpellier.
Montpellier approach round 8 as number 14 in the Ligue 1 table with 12 points on their account so far. With 12 rounds behind them, Clermont Foot have amassed nine points, placing them as number 17 in the standings.
Form: Montpellier vs Clermont Foot
A draw is the best Montpellier can show from their last three games, where they came up short in a 3-0 defeat against PSG. A 0-0 draw with Nice followed before they were defeated 1-3 by Brest. In their last six Ligue 1 matches at home, Montpellier have one win, while they’ve drawn three and lost two.
Clermont Foot Form
Clermont Foot added four points to their collection in their last three matches, which began with a 0-0 draw with Strasbourg. A 1-0 win against Lorient followed, before a 0-3 defeat against Lens in their most recent match. In their last six away matches in the Ligue 1, Clermont Foot won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying nine goals conceded and eight scored.
Betting stats and facts for Montpellier and Clermont Foot
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Montpellier and Clermont Foot played across all competitions.
- In the last 6 Montpellier matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Montpellier have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
- Montpellier have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
- In the last 3 Montpellier home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Montpellier have not lost the last 3 home matches in a row
- In 17 of the last 19 Clermont Foot matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 13 of the last 15 Clermont Foot away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 away matches Clermont Foot played, both teams scored
- Clermont Foot have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Clermont Foot matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
Interesting players: Montpellier vs Clermont Foot
Akor Adams has been great for Montpellier lately, hitting the target four times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Clermont Foot are optimistic that Shamar Nicholson doubles up on the one goal he has provided in their past six outings.
Popular betting markets: Montpellier vs Clermont Foot
Montpellier claimed a modest two wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in four of the games, whilst losing four. Clermont Foot won four of their last 10 games away, drew three and lost three of the games in this run.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Montpellier only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Interestingly, Clermont Foot scored the opening goal of the match in just two of their last ten games. Montpellier managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. Both teams scored in the last three meetings between Montpellier and Clermont Foot.
In Montpellier’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in six of them. They managed to average one goal goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Clermont Foot’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.6 goals in these matches.
Betting suggestion: Montpellier vs Clermont Foot
Here we present a free betting tip for this Ligue 1 match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Montpellier and Clermont Foot.