Montpellier vs Rennes Prediction & Tips
Montpellier and Rennes face at Stade de la Mosson, in a match for the 26 th round of the Ligue 1. Rennes won at home by (2‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 29‑08‑2020 . At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the away team, since they have a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 10‑08‑2019, in a match for the Ligue 1, Rennes won by (0‑1). The only goal of the match was scored by J. Morel (6 ‘). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 8th place, with 35 points won, after 9 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Dijon by (4‑2). In the last match, they lost away to Olympique Lyonnais by (1‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Montpellier has recorded 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses, having won 7 points out of 30 possible. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency for goals, since 10 out of 13 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. In 25 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Montpellier starts this game with a big victory, by 1-2, in the trip to the Olympique Lyon arena, registering in this way the second triumph followed in this Ligue 1: the goals of the team were signed by Elye Wahi and Téji Savanier. In this game at home, the coach Michel Der Zakarian should enter the field with a very offensive team, exploiting to the maximum the offensive weaknesses of the opponent. Strikers Andy Delort and Gaëtan Laborde are the greatest dangers on the front, and these athletes are competent when it comes to finishing: they have 9 goals each. All players are available for this game.
The visiting team is currently in 5th place, with 38 points won, after 10 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew away for Lens by (0‑0). In the last match, they have lost at home to Saint ‑ Étienne by (0‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 16 goals scored and 17 conceded. At home, he won 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses, with a total of 16 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 away matches for the championship, Rennes registers 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, having won 19 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, do not lose as a visitor makes 6 games. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑1 (4 out of 11 games). In 24 matches for the Ligue 1, he suffered the first goal 12 times but managed to turn the score in 4.
The Rennes team comes to this game with a defeat, by 0-2, receiving Saint-Étienne, registering in this way the fourth consecutive encounter without winning in this Ligue 1. For playing away from home, the coach Julien Stéphan should play in his habitual tactical system favoring the maintenance of ball possession and attacks organized by runners. Eduardo Camavinga is the great weapon of this team, which is very strong in the pass, vision of the game and dead balls. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Damien Da Silva, suspended, as well as Romain Del Castillo, Clément Grenier, Mbaye Niang and Flavien Tait, these with physical problems.
Montpellier – Rennes FREE TIPS
Rennes – Win @ 3.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90