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Ligue 1: Nantes vs Montpellier – Betting preview

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Ace Football team previews the Ligue 1 clash between Nantes and Montpellier and offers the latest team stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.

Nantes go up against Montpellier at Stade de la Beaujoire this coming Sunday in a thrilling Ligue 1 match.

Nantes approach the next Ligue 1 round as number 9 in the table, having claimed 11 points this season so far. With eight games behind them, Montpellier amassed nine points, placing them as number 12 before their next fixture.


Team form: Nantes vs Montpellier

Nantes Form

Nantes added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat Lorient by 5-3. Their next match left them empty-handed in a 3-1 defeat against Rennes, followed up by a 1-2 win against Strasbourg. Nantes only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Ligue 1 matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew two and lost two, as they scored 11 and conceded 12 goals.

Montpellier Form

Montpellier look solid currently after going three matches unbeaten, which started by drawing 2-2 against Strasbourg. They followed that up by sharing the spoils with Rennes in a 0-0 draw, before taking out Lorient in a 0-3 win. Montpellier came through their last six away games in the Ligue 1 with four wins. Of those six matches, they drew once and lost once in which, they scored 15 and conceded five.

Betting facts for Nantes and Montpellier

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

  • In the last 4 home matches in a row Nantes played, both teams scored
  • In 5 of the last 6 matches Nantes played, both teams scored
  • Nantes have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Nantes have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Nantes have conceded in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Montpellier have scored in 20 of the last 22 away matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 Montpellier away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Montpellier have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Montpellier have not lost 7 of the last 8 away matches
  • Montpellier have not won 8 of the last 10 matches

Players in form: Nantes vs Montpellier

Mostafa Mohamed has four strikes in six Ligue 1 matches for Nantes, who will be relying on his services when clashing with Montpellier. The visitors are looking to Musa Al-Taamari, who has provided his team with three Ligue 1 goals.

Full-time result

Stade de la Beaujoire witnessed Nantes winning three of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments. They drew two and lost five in this run. Montpellier won five of their previous 10 games away, drew three and lost two.

Both teams to score

Both teams have scored in the last 4 home games Nantes played. Montpellier managed the first goal of the game in only three of their 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Nantes were first on target in four of their last 10 outings.

Total goals

In their last ten matches across all tournaments, Nantes saw six of them finish with more than 2.5 goals, with themselves scoring an average of 1.5 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Montpellier, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.5 times goals per game themselves.

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 Nantes and Montpellier.

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