Nimes vs Montpellier Prediction & Tips
Nîmes and Montpellier face at Stade des Costières, in a match for the 29 th round of the Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 04‑10‑2020, Nîmes won away by (0‑1). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the away team, since they have a record of 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 matches. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 18th place, with 25 points won, after 7 wins, 4 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home to Nantes by (1‑1). In the last match, they lost away to Nice by (2‑1). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 27 conceded, against 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 defeats at home, with 17 goals scored and 31 conceded. For the league, Nîmes won 7 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in the last 10 home matches. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑1, which occurred in 5 of their 14 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 28 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 19 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 14 home matches for this competition, there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘); conceded 12 of his 28 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Nîmes heads into this game unmotivated after their 2-1 defeat at Nice, thus totaling the second game in a row without a win in this Ligue 1: the team’s only goal was signed by Loïck Landre. The home team has an unattractive style of play, favoring defensive organization and counterattacks. At individual level we highlight the shirt 7 Renaud Ripartu, this being one of the best scorers with 7 goals scored. For this match the home coach cannot count on Birger Meling, suspended, as well as Clement Depres, Sidy Sarr, Pablo Martinez, Lucas Deaux and Anthony Briancon, these with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 7th place, with 40 points won, after 11 wins, 7 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied for Reims by (0‑0). In the last match, they tied at home against Lorient by (1‑1). 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 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. The team arrives in this match after an away win against Olympique d’Alès by (1‑2). In the league, Montpellier won 18 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their league matches as a visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (5 out of 13 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, for which reason they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 28 matches in this competition, they only managed 1 comeback in the 14 games in which they conceded the first goal.
Montpellier enters this game with a defeat, by 1-2, in the trip to the field of Olympique Alès, in a game counting for the Cup of France. In the last Ligue 1 match, the visitors drew 1-1 against Lorient. Coach Michel Der Zakarian should play in his usual 4-3-3 tactical scheme, privileging the maintenance of possession of the ball and the paused attacks, looking most often for the offensive reference Andy Delort: this player is one of the goalscorers of the Montpellier with 9 goals scored. In doubt for this game is Demian Le Tallec due to physical problems.
Nimes – Montpellier FREE TIPS
Montpellier – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90