Nantes vs Montpellier – Prediction, and Match Preview
Nantes vs Montpellier – After being held to a scoreless draw by Toulouse in Ligue 1, Nantes gets ready for this contest.
In that game, Nantes had 29% of the possession and eight shots on goal, with none of those being successful. None of Toulouse’s 14 total attempts on goal were on target.
Recently, Nantes’ attacking performance has been lacking. They have only scored four goals against opponents in their last six games, according to their ‘goals for’ statistic. Additionally, Nantes has had 13 goals scored against them in those encounters.
In the previous meeting between these two teams in Ligue 1, it ended in a 1-1 tie between Montpellier and FC Lorient.
Montpellier enjoyed 43% of the game’s possession and only one of its 15 total attempts on goal were successful. Faitout Maouassa of Montpellier scored the goal in the 94th second.
Lorient’s eleven total attempts on goal, only one of which were on target, were from the other end. FC Lorient received a goal from Romain Faivre (68′).
In the last six games Montpellier have played, goals have been celebrated 22 times, for a mean average of 3.67 goals per match, demonstrating their preference for high-scoring contests.
Ten of these goals have been scored by the opposition. We’ll check to see if that pattern continues into the following game.
Nantes vs Montpellier – Betting Analysis
An analysis of their previous head-to-head matches dating back to August 31, 2019, reveals that Nantes has won three of them and Montpellier has won two, with one match being tied.
In total, 13 goals were scored over those matches, with Les Canaris scoring 8 and La Paillade scoring 5. That equals 2.17 goals per game on average.
The two teams last competed in a league game on January 15, 2023, on Match Day 19 of Ligue 1. Montpellier defeated Nantes 0-3 in that game.
However, none of Montpellier’s eleven shots on goal were successful, despite the fact that the team enjoyed 47% of the day’s possession.
Three of Nantes’ 12 total attempts on goal were on target. There were goals from Ludovic Blas (84′), Mostafa Mohamed (81′), and Andrei Girotto (45′). Thomas Leonard served as the match’s arbitrator.
Montpellier will have their job cut out for them if they want to score against this Nantes squad, who we believe should score one goal and win.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the latest bookmaker odds on the win-draw-win market, staking on Nantes can be had for 6/5, a wager on a draw is 5/2 and betting on the win for Montpellier can get you 23/10. Those are the most competitive returns being offered as of now.
Nantes vs Montpellier – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals