Ace Football team offers the Ligue 1 round 21 match preview for Nice and Monaco who meet up this coming Sunday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
The Ligue 1 clash at Allianz Riviera this coming Sunday sees home team Nice battling it out for the win against Monaco.
Placed second in the Ligue 1 table, Nice have amassed 39 points after 20 matches. On 35 points, Monaco rank fifth with 20 matches played this season.
Team form: Nice vs Monaco
Nice are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Metz 1-0, and then drawing 0-0 with Brest. They were back as winners when they defeated Montpellier 1-4. The Eaglets swept all opposition aside in the six most recent Ligue 1 matches at their home ground. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring nine and conceding one goal.
Monaco currently look in poor shape after going three matches without a victory. They laid the groundwork by settling for a point in a 2-2 draw against Marseille. A 1-1 draw with Le Havre followed before they lost to Rouen on penalties after a 1-1 tie. Monaco claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Ligue 1. The scoreline from these matches reads 11 goals conceded and eight scored.
Betting stats and facts for Nice and Monaco
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Nice and Monaco played across all tournaments.
- Nice have not lost the last 15 home matches in a row
- In 22 of the last 24 Nice home matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Nice have not lost the last 13 home matches in a row in the Ligue 1
- In 18 of the last 20 Nice matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Nice have won 5 of the last 6 home matches in the Ligue 1 without conceding a goal
- In 12 of the last 14 away matches Monaco played, both teams scored
- Monaco have conceded in 22 of the last 24 away matches
- In 12 of the last 14 Monaco away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 6 matches in a row Monaco played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 away matches Monaco played in the Ligue 1, both teams scored
Players to watch: Nice vs Monaco
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Terem Moffi, who is performing well for Nice. He found the back of the net three times in his most recent Ligue 1 outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Monaco. The visitors will be looking to Wissam Ben Yedder to find the net once again, after managing five Ligue 1 goals for Monaco in recent matches.
Betting markets: Nice vs Monaco
Nice have struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 13 Ligue 1 matches at the Allianz Riviera. Monaco won four of their last 10 games away, drew four and lost two.
Both teams to score
Both teams have scored in the last four away games Monaco played in Ligue 1. Monaco have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Nice scored the first goal of the game in four of their last 10 games. Moreover, Monaco have scored in five consecutive meetings with Nice at the Allianz Riviera.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Nice, who scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Monaco, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches. Monaco conceded a goal in their last six Ligue 1 matches.
Betting prediction: Nice vs Monaco
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 Nice vs Monaco mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.