Lyon vs Montpellier Prediction & Tips
Olympique Lyonnais and Montpellier meet at Groupama OL Academy Décines ‑ Charpieu, in a match for the 25th round of Ligue 1. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 15‑09‑2020, Montpellier won at home by (2‑1). The history of head-to-head matches played at this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 3 and drew 2. But the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium, on 09‑05‑2020 , for Ligue 1, the two teams tied by (-). Montpellier presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in 2nd position, with 52 points won, after 15 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away against Dijon by (0‑1). In the last match, they won at home against Strasbourg by (3‑0). This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for the Coupe de France, they beat Ajaccio at home by (5‑1). In their last 10 home games for the championship, Olympique Lyonnais won 7, drew 2 and lost 1, winning 23 points out of a possible 30. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of their last 12 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 24 games in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 12 home matches for this competition: they have scored 10 of their 27 goals between minutes (31′ ‑ 45 ‘).
Olympique Lyon beat Ajaccio 5×1, advancing to the next round of the Coupe de France. In the last Ligue 1 match, the home team’s players beat Strasbourg 3×0. In this home game, coach Rudi Garcia must focus on maintaining possession and positional attacks through the flanks: Memphis Depay is responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. Furthermore, the aforementioned player is Olympique Lyon’s top scorer, with 13 goals scored. For this game the coach of the house cannot count on Jason Denayer, a player who is recovering from injury.
The visiting team is currently in 11th position, with 32 points won, after 9 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Metz by (1‑1). In the last match, they won at home against Dijon by (4‑2). This is a team that, curiously, tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 6 victories, 6 draws and 3 defeats as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 20 suffered; against 7 victories, 1 draw and 7 defeats in their stadium, with 28 goals scored and 27 suffered. In their last match, for the Coupe de France, they beat Strasbourg away by (0‑2). In its last 10 away games for the championship, Montpellier has recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, for which it has won 16 points out of 30 possible. In their home games there are some frequent results at half-time: 0‑0 (4 out of 11 games) and 1‑0 (4 out of 11 games). His defense has not been very solid, since he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches, but his attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 24 games in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in the 13 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Montpellier won by 0x2 in the visit to Strasbourg, for the French Cup: the team’s goals were scored by Andy Delort and Petar Skuletic. On the last day of Ligue 1, the visitors beat Dijon 4×2. In this match against the powerful Olympique Lyon, coach Michel Der Zakarian must present the team in a 4-4-2, with Andy Delort and Gatan Laborde being the most advanced men. On the other hand, we highlight the quality of midfielder Florent Mollet when it comes to creating dangerous situations. Out of this game will be Ambroise Oyongo, due to physical problems.
Lyon – Montpellier FREE TIPS
Lyon – Win @ 1.35
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90