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PSG vs Monaco Betting Tips - Mauro Icardi to star for French Champions

PSG have won their last 8 matches
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Mauro Icardi is tipped to make a big difference for PSG against Monaco (Getty Images)

PSG are aiming to consolidate top spot in Ligue 1 as they host Monaco at the Parc des Princes. The Champions have been back to their ruthless best in recent weeks having scored six goals in each of their last two matches. They are backed to ease past an inconsistent Monaco team.

PSG Form


PSG were rampant in their midweek Coupe de la Ligue clash as they claimed a 6-1 victory over Saint-Etienne. It was yet another ruthless performance from the champions with Mauro Icardi netting a hat-trick while Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were also on target. 

It was the second straight match were the Parisians have scored six goals having also won 6-0 over Linas-Monitlhery in the Coupe de France. Thomas Tuchel's men are head and shoulders above in France and have won their last eight matches in all competitions.

Striker Mauro Icardi has certainly taken to life in Paris with 17 goals in 19 matches in all competitions.

PSG News


Centre back Presnel Kimpembe is ruled out of Sunday’s match with injury while midfielders Julian Draxler and Idrissa Gueye are also sidelined. Thomas Tuchel is likely to stick with much of the team that faced Saint-Etienne with Mauro Icardi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar all set to start in attack.

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PSG have won their last eight matches (Getty Images)

Monaco Form 


Monaco were victorious in the Coupe de la Ligue as they triumphed 2-1 against Reims. Keita Balde opened the scoring midway through the second half before netting the winner in added time. 

Robert Moreno’s men claimed a 5-1 victory over Lille in their previous Ligue 1 outing and are up to seventh on the table. Despite showing signs of improvement in recent weeks, they remain poor on their travels having claimed just two wins in their last 14 away matches in Ligue 1.

Monaco News


Monaco are without forwards Pietro Pellegri and William Geubbels who are sidelined with injury. Striker Islam Slimani was rested in the Coupe de la Ligue and should return to partner Wissam Ben Yedder in attack.

PSG vs Monaco Head to Head 


PSG have 20 wins and 15 draws while Monaco have claimed 19 victories from 54 previous matches. The Parisians have won the last nine meetings and triumphed 3-1 the last time they faced Monaco. Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick for the champions while Aleksandr Golovin netted the consolation for Monaco.

PSG vs Monaco Betting Odds


PSG are short priced for the win at odds of 1.20. Monaco are valued at 13.00 for an unlikely victory in Paris while a draw is set at odds of 7.50. Having produced over 3.5 goals in the last meeting, a similar outcome is set at odds of 1.66 while BTTS is paying 1.57.

Having scored six goals in each of their last two matches, PSG are priced at 2.25 in the -2 handicap market. Mauro Icardi’s hat-trick in the Coupe de la Ligue has him at odds of 1.50 in the anytime goalscorers market with the first goal valued at 4.00.

PSG vs Monaco Match Up


Mauro Icardi has been excellent for PSG in recent weeks and has scored nine goals in his last 10 matches across all competitions. The Argentine striker has formed a prolific partnership with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe which should prove too much to handle for Monaco.

Monaco also have some attacking quality with Wissam Ben Yedder and Islam Slimani but their open style often leaves them exposed at the back. They are likely to struggle against the superior attacking quality of PSG.

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PSG's Mauro Icardi has scored nine goals in his last 10 matches (Getty Images)

PSG vs Monaco Stats


  • PSG have won their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • PSG have scored 4+ goals in their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • PSG's Mauro Icardi has scored 9 goals in his last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Monaco have lost their last 9 matches against PSG (all competitions).

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Where is PSG vs Monaco being played?

PSG vs Monaco will be played at the Parc des Princes in Paris France.

When is PSG vs Monaco being played?

PSG vs Monaco will be played at 21.00 CET on Sunday 12 January 2020.

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What happened in the last PSG vs Monaco match?

PSG claimed a 3-1 victory in their last meeting against Monaco.

Verdict

PSG have looked unstoppable in recent weeks and should have too much quality for an inconsistent Monaco. They are tipped in the -2 handicap market with Mauro Icardi backed to score.

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Best Bet: Icardi & PSG Win Goalscorer & Winner Market @1.66 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: PSG -2 Handicap Market @2.25 at bet365 - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Mauro Icardi First Goalscorer Market @4.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Missed out on all tips as  PSG were held to a thrilling 3-3 draw by Monaco. Mauro Icardi had a few chances to score but failed to take any.
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