Montpellier vs Nice – preview and prediction – team news, and lineups

Montpellier vs Nice – Nice are possibly the only potential title contenders who can compete with PSG. They are in the running for promotion to the Champions League Group Stage after going three games unbeaten in the league.

Montpellier has lost back-to-back league games and has lost four of the last five league games. La Paillade will host Nice at Stade de la Mosson this Saturday, with the teams separated by 12 points.

Montpellier vs Nice – Betting Statistics

Nice is in second place in the standings with 49 points from 27 games. In the league, they won 15 times, drew 5 times, and lost seven times. They scored 38 goals while allowing 21 goals, indicating that defense needs to improve.

The hosts defeated PSG in the previous league match by a goal to nil. In the previous five league games, they have conceded three goals while scoring only two.

La Paillade, on the other hand, is ranked 11th in the table with only 37 points. They won 11 of the 27 games they played, drew four, and lost the remaining 12.

The visitors dropped back-to-back league games to Rennes and Nantes. They have been scored against in four of their previous five league games, allowing ten goals in the process.

Previous meetings between the two have averaged 2.21 goals, with BTTS occurring 46 percent of the time. So far, Montpellier has averaged 1.64 points per game at home, while Nice has averaged 2 points per game away.

Nice is undefeated on the road in 10 of the 13 games this season, so we expect an away win. In addition, the hosts have lost their last two home games.

Montpellier vs Nice – Head-to-Head:

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Our Prediction: Under 3.5 goals