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Montpellier vs Monaco Predictions & Tips - Monaco backed to continue fine form
- Montpellier vs Monaco predictions for Friday’s Ligue 1 match
- Match is being played at 20:00 GMT at the Stade de la Mosson
- Montpellier have lost 3 of their last 4 home matches
- I’m backing Monaco to win with the match to see over 2.5 goals
- Full match preview and predictions
Monaco have won their last two Ligue 1 away fixtures (Getty Images)
Montpellier vs Monaco Predictions
Monaco come into this clash in top form having won three of their last four matches. It is quite the opposite with Montpellier who have been poor at home. The best bet is for this match to see over 2.5 goals and Monaco to win.
- Monpellier have seen over 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 6 home matches (Ligue 1).
- Montpellier have lost 3 of their last 4 home matches (Ligue 1).
- Monaco have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 away matches (Ligue 1).
- Monaco have won their last 2 away matches (Ligue 1).
Head to Head
Monaco have dominated this fixture and hold a 24-2 advantage over Montpellier along with 13 draws.
They last met in October 2020 where Montpellier took a point in a 1-1 draw at Monaco.
Montpellier find themselves eighth in Ligue 1 after 19 matches. They are only five points off fourth place, which is held by their opponents Monaco.
Recent results have, however, not gone Monpellier’s way. They have taken two points from their last five matches, something that needs drastic improvement.
That run began with a 2-0 home defeat to Metz before getting a point in a 2-2 draw at Brest. It was followed by a 3-2 home loss to Lille and then a 3-1 defeat at Marseille.
In their last match, Montpellier drew 1-1 at home to Nantes. Amboise Oyongo gave Montpellier an early lead but they failed to hold on as Nantes equalised six minutes after the break.
Montpellier Injuries & Team News
Teji Savanier and Stephy Mavididi have trained after returning from COVID-19 but are sure to lack the match fitness required to start.
Midfielder Florent Mollet’s is a doubt after going off injured in the last match.
Pedro Mendes is expected to start after featuring off the bench last weekend.
Monaco are fourth in Ligue 1, seven points off the top of the table. They have taken 10 points from their last four league matches as they continue to push for a Champions League spot.
Monaco are enjoying a good spell of form. After losing 3-0 at home to Lens, Monaco beat Dijon 1-0 away and drew 2-2 at home to Saint-Etienne.
That was followed by an impressive 5-2 away victory over Lorient. Monaco’s last match ended in a 3-0 home win over Angers SCO. Guillermo Maripan, Kevin Volland and Stevan Jovetic were the goal scorers on the day.
Monaco Injuries & Team News
Monaco’s only injury concern for this clash is Cesc Fabregas. Ruben Aguilar is expected to return to the starting lineup in place of Djibril Sidebe in the only change to Niko Kovac’s team.
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Monaco have won their last two on the road and are backed to make it three against an out of form Montpellier side.
Best Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-151.52 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Best Bet: Monaco Win Full Time Result @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Monaco Win 3-1 Correct Score @1200.0 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit