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Montpellier vs Lyon Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Lyon continue unbeaten start at Montpellier?

  • Montpellier host Lyon in Ligue 1 on Tuesday night
  • Montpellier are undefeated in their last 3 home matches against Lyon, drawing twice
  • Lyon have won 3 of their last 5 matches in Ligue 1
  • Lyon have started the new season with a win and a draw
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Can Montpellier match Lyon in Ligue 1? (Getty Images)

Montpellier welcome Lyon to the Stade de la Mosson in Ligue 1 on Tuesday. Montpellier are unbeaten in their last three home matches against Lyon, can they keep the positive run going?

Montpellier Form


Montpellier started the Ligue 1 season with a 2-1 defeat in Rennes. Damien Le Tallec scored an early own goal with midfielder Florent Mollet sent off before half-time.

Michel Der Zakarian’s side bounced back with a 3-1 home win against Nice. Gaetan Laborde scored in his second straight match with a Daniel Congré double making it 3-0.

Andy Delort made his first appearance of the season from the start against Nice and registered two assists.

Montpellier Team News


Florent Mollet returns from suspension which could see Téji Savanier drop into a deeper role.

Lyon Form


Olympique Lyon took PSG all the way in the French League Cup final before losing on penalties. Rudi Garcia’s side lost 2-1 at Juventus in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg but advanced on away goals.

The French club beat Man City 3-1 in the quarter-finals but Bayern Munich were a step too far in the semi-finals. The German club won 3-0 on their way to winning the title. 

Lyon began the new Ligue 1 campaign with a 4-1 win against Dijon, falling behind early before responding through a Memphis Depay hat-trick and an own goal. They drew 0-0 at Bordeaux on Friday.

Rudi Garcia selected a strong side but they couldn’t break through. Lyon had 55% possession, 20-5 shots and 1.80-0.25 expected goals.

Lyon Team News


Centre-back Marçal has been sold to Wolves. Lyon left-back Youssouf Kone is close to returning from injury.

Midfielder Houssem Aouar came off the bench in Bordeaux and could start. Striker Moussa Dembélé is doubtful after being forced off on Friday.

Midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide announced his desire to leave the club and may not feature again. Burkina Faso attacker Bertrand Traoré is unlikely to play with a move to Aston Villa coming closer.

Lyon are dealing with Barcelona's interest in Memphis Depay with personal terms reportedly agreed.

Montpellier vs Lyon Head to Head


Lyon have a 29-15 advantage against Montpellier with 14 draws in 73 matches. These teams played once last season with Montpellier winning 1-0 at home.

Montpellier vs Lyon Odds


Lyon are 2.10 favourites at betfair with Montpellier priced at 3.90. A draw is available at 3.40 at Unibet.

Montpellier vs Lyon Stats


  • Montpellier have lost 4 of of their last 6 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Montpellier have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches against Lyon (all competitions).
  • Montpellier are undefeated in their last 3 home matches against Lyon (Ligue 1).
  • Montpellier have drawn 1-1 in 2 of their last 3 home matches against Lyon (Ligue 1).
  • Lyon have won 3 of their last 5 matches (Ligue 1).

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Where is Montpellier vs Lyon being played?

Montpellier vs Lyon is being played at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France.

When is Montpellier vs Lyon being played?

Montpellier vs Lyon is being played at 20:00 BST on Tuesday 15 September 2020.

What competition are Montpellier vs Lyon playing in?

Montpellier vs Lyon are playing in Ligue 1.

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Verdict

Montpellier put in a strong defensive display in a 3-1 win against Nice. Lyon couldn’t score at Bordeaux and this could be another frustrating match for Garcia’s side.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @240 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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