Montpellier – Angers PREDICTION & TIPS
Montpellier and Angers play at the Stade de la Mosson in a 24-round Ligue 1 match. In the final clash between these teams in this competition on 09-12-2017, the final result was a 1-1 draw. The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, who in the last 6 matches won 3, drew 1 and lost 2. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 10-01-2018, ended with Montpellier’s victory for ( 0-1). The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between the 7th and 16th of the overall standings, this is in fact a confrontation between the 13th place in home games and the 8th as a visitor.
Analysis of Montpellier
After 7 wins, 10 draws and 6 losses, the home team is in 7th place, having won 31 points. In the last match, they lost with Paris Saint Germain away by (4-0), after having won at home in a game against Toulouse, by (2-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the last game he played, for Coupe de la Ligue, lost with Monaco away by (2-0). In the last 10 home games for the league, Montpellier have won 3, 4 draws and 3 losses, having won 13 points out of 30. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 7 of their 12 matches. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 9 of his last 12 matches in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 23 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn in the scoring in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 12 home games in this competition: he suffered 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Montpellier return to play at home for the French Championship shortly after having seen their unbeaten run in the competition, which lasted four games, when they won two victories. At the time, the team had a poor performance, with little volume of play, and even having finished more, ended up thrashing by the strong Paris Saint Germain. With that score, the team lost the least leaked defense post of the competition to PSG itself, and further strengthened the worrying situation of the offensive sector, which is one of the worst four in the league, although it has a good average finish. As principal, the club won less than 50% of points, but in this condition suffered only nine goals. Coach Zakarian has been testing various tactical formations, and there should be no major embezzlement for this duel.
Analysis of Angers
The visiting team is currently in 16th place with 25 points, after 5 wins, 10 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Rennes by (1-0). In the last match, won at home to Amiens by (1-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the championship, the Angers won 8 points in 30 possible, after 1 win, 5 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor makes 7 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 9 of their last 12 games by the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 23 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Angers are still in a very comfortable situation within the French Championship, but they have been able to continue their recovery period, as they only have one defeat in the last five matches, coming from another victory against their fans who already is the third one to follow as principal. In the last round, the team played a balanced game against Amiens, and despite having missed many passes, managed to finish more than the opponent, leaving with the victory by the minimum score. In fact, the score makes it clear that the offensive sector has not been acting very satisfactorily, since they could not take the zero of the score on seven occasions. Several tactical schemes have been tested by coach Moulin, who is likely to make some changes among the initial eleven.
Montpellier – Angers FREE TIPS
Montpellier – Win @ 1.95
Both teams to score / NO @ 1.80
UNDER 2.5 Goals @ 1.90