Montpellier vs Saint-Etienne: prediction for the Ligue 1 match
In 38 rounds of the previous season Montpellier recorded 14 victories and 54 points, which brought them an eight spot in the standings. Due to shaky form in the middle of the season, Orange-Blues fell short from the European competitions zone.
During the summer Olivier Dall'Oglio took over the team as the new manager. Team got off to an unsuccessful start of the season, despite a big number of goals. After a draw against Reims (3:3) Paladins recorded a 3:1 victory over Lorient and in the most recent match they were beaten by Lille (1:2).
Sambia, Oyongo, Omlin and Mollet will be unavailable for an upcoming match.
In the previous season of Ligue 1 Saint-Etienne failed to satisfy their fans and finished the season in the lower half of the table.
Claude Puel's side started the new season with three consecutive draws against Lorient (1:1), Lens (2:2) and Lille (1:1). In the most recent match Greens failed to put up a fight against Marseille and lost the match by a 1:3 score.
Sow, Sissoko and Moueffek, who has a hand injury, are unavailable for an upcoming match.
Montpellier won two most recent head-to-head matches
In 3 out of 5 most recent matches of Montpellier goals were scored only during one of the halves
This bet won in 2 out of 4 most recent matches of Montpellier
This bet won in 2 out of 3 most recent matches of the visitors
In our opinion, opponents are pretty even, so it is hard to pick a favourite. Head-to-head matches are usually low-scoring and we don't think that this match will be an exception. Teams will probably turn their attention to defense once again.
Our prediction - total under 2,5 goals
Prediction: total under 2,5 goals
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In our opinion, a draw would be a positive result for both sides. We offer to consider a bet on the draw.
Our second bet is on a draw