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Ligue 1: Montpellier vs Lorient – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 28 match between Montpellier and Lorient and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Montpellier enjoy home advantage, when visitors Lorient swing by on Sunday for a clash in the Ligue 1. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.

Montpellier approach round 28 as number 13 in the Ligue 1 table with 29 points on their account so far. With 27 rounds behind them, Lorient have amassed 26 points, placing them as number 16 in the standings.


Form: Montpellier vs Lorient

Montpellier Form

Montpellier have been a little inconsistent recently, as they beat Nice by 1-2. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-6 against Paris Saint-Germain, before claiming three points in a 0-2 win against Le Havre. Montpellier only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Stade de la Mosson in the Ligue 1. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored nine and conceded 11 goals.

Lorient Form

In their past three games, Lorient lost 0-2 against Lyon, drew 2-2 with Monaco, and lost 0-1 against Brest. Lorient managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Ligue 1 away matches, in which they scored nine while also conceding 12 times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.

Betting facts for Montpellier and Lorient

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Montpellier and Lorient. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Montpellier have not won 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • Montpellier have not won 14 of the last 16 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • In 8 of the last 9 Montpellier matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 8 Montpellier matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Montpellier played, both teams scored
  • Lorient have conceded in 26 of the last 28 away matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lorient have conceded in 24 of the last 26 matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lorient have conceded in the last 13 away matches in a row
  • Lorient have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • In the last 7 Lorient away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

In-form players: Montpellier vs Lorient

Mohamed Bamba shows decent form right now for Lorient, as he scored three goals in his last six games in the Ligue 1. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Montpellier, who are strong favourites this coming Sunday. Siding with Teji Savanier also look a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six Ligue 1 matches.

Betting markets: Montpellier vs Lorient

Full-time result

Montpellier claimed one wins, drew five and lost four of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Lorient won three, drew two and lost five of their last 10 games away. Lorient conceded a goal in their last 6 matches. Montpellier have not lost to Lorient in 7 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Montpellier scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Lorient got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive away games Lorient played. Montpellier probably enjoy the prospect of scoring on Sunday, as Lorient managed only one clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 matches. Montpellier have scored in 13 consecutive league meetings with Lorient.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Montpellier’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.5 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Lorient, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.4 times goals per game themselves. Montpellier scored at least once in their previous 8 matches. Lorient conceded a goal in their last 6 matches.

Suggested bet: Montpellier vs Lorient

To summarize, the upcoming Ligue 1 clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Montpellier vs Lorient mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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