Stade Louis II
After a frustrating 2-2 draw with Nantes in the previous round, AS Monaco are back playing at home. They welcome Lorient to the Stade Louis II for this match. AS Monaco have been on the path of recovery after a terrible few weeks when they played 4 games without a win. Lorient are having a terrible run at the moment, and playing away from home against AS Monaco might see them continue that record once more. Monaco are pushing for a top 3 finish, even though that looks almost unlikely and they have to keep winning to keep Lille at bay. Lorient are in mid-table and have an opportunity to move higher up the table if they can win here.Grab Your Signup Bonus
AS Monaco (DWWLD)
AS Monaco have been through a difficult few weeks and they seem to be working their way back to form. In their last 5 matches, they had 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. Their most recent match ended in a 2-2 draw with Nantes away from home. Monaco seemed to have the game won in the first half after Axel Disasi and Eliot Matazo put them ahead with two goals. But in the second half, they let the lead slip, as the hosts went on to grab two goals through Mostafa Mohammed and Ludovic Blas. Monaco had 51% possession, 10 shots on target and 8 corner kicks by the end of 90 minutes.
AS Monaco are currently 4th in the league, with 58 points from 30 matches. They won 17, drew 7 and lost 6 matches so far this season.
Team streak: no losses (3), more than 2.5 goals (8/10), less than 4.5 cards (8/8), less than 10.5 corners (5/6).
Lorient are suffering a poor form at the moment, as they have recorded just 1 win in their last 6 matches. In their last 5 matches, they recorded 1 win, 3 draws and 1 loss. Their latest match ended in a goalless draw with Olympique Lyonnais at home. Prior to that game, they lost 3-1 to Lorient. Against Lyonnais, Lorient had 60% possession, 2 shots on target and 6 corner kicks throughout the game.
Lorient are currently in 10th on the league table, with 45 points from 30 matches played. They had 12 wins, 9 draws and 9 defeats and a goal ratio of 42:40. Lorient have the opportunity to climb up the table, as they are at the same point as Nice in 9th spot.
Team streaks: no wins (3), less than 2.5 goals (5/6), less than 4.5 cards (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (7/9).
Head to Head
AS Monaco and Lorient have played each other 20 times before this match. AS Monaco have 9 wins to their name, while Lorient have 4 wins and 7 matches ended in a draw.
- Lorient have not lost the last 4 meetings.
- There were more than 4.5 cards in 4/5 meetings.
- There were less than 10.5 corners in 7/9 meetings.
- AS Monaco (4-2-3-1): Alexander Nubel, Caio Henrique, Guillermo Maripan, Axel Disasi, Vanderson, Mohammed Camara, ELiot Matazo, Aleksandr Golovin, Eliesse Ben Seghir, Krepin Diatta, Wissam Ben Yedder.
- Lorient (3-4-2-1): Vito Mannone, Bamo Meite, Montassar Talbi, Vincent Le Goff, Yoann Cathline, Julien Ponceau, Jean-Victor Makengo, Darline Yongwa, Romain Faivre, Adil Aouchiche, Ahmadou Bamba Dieng.
Expert Betting Tips
AS Monaco will be kicking themselves for throwing away a 2 goal lead the last time out and they will be eager to correct their errors in this match. Luckily they have to do it against Lorient, who are struggling at the moment. Lorient will struggle to find balance here, as they have done pretty much in their recent games.
- Bet on Home Win or Draw and Under 4.5 Goals at 1.63 Odds
- Bet on Under 3.5 Goals at 1.72 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 2-0 at 8.8 Odds