Stade de la Mosson
Both teams have the same number of points (20 points) after 22 matches played in Ligue 1. Montpellier is in 15th position and Brest in 14 position due to the goal difference. Montpellier is gradually drawing closer to relegation and will need a win to be in a better. Brest however have gained some valuable points against teams in the top half of the league table.
Of the 22 matches played, the home side have conceded 31 goals but conceded 45 while the away side have scored 24 and conceded 35 goals. From the statistics, both teams are conceding and scoring goals. Hence expect both teams to score.Grab Your Signup Bonus!
The poor form of Montpellier led to the club relieving Olivier and Pitau. The cause of the poor form can mainly be attributed to injuries but the team need to start winning to be in Ligue 1 next season. The last 5 matches played have not resulted in a win for Montpellier. Montpellier are only 2 points above the relegation zone and needs a win desperately. The defence has been conceding free kicks at dangerous locations. Montpellier is the 2nd most booked team in Ligue. At home, Montpellier have won only 1 of the 12 matches played and have conceded 20 goals.
The away side also experienced poor form which coincided with the dismissal of Michel Der Zakarian. The new coach restored the confidence of the team as he recorded 1 win and 4 draws in 5 matches played. Brest are on a 5 games run without a loss and will be hoping to continue. Brest have also impressively taken points from teams in the upper hal of the table. Brest away from home have not been convincing and have recorded 2 wins and 3 draws from the 11 matches played. Brest have also conceded 17 goals. This season Brest averages 1.09 goals per match.
Expert Betting Tips
Both teams are playing for their survival as they will feel the points are there for the taking. This will resulted in more foul and subsequently yellow cards. As both teams are scoring and conceding goals, we expect over 2.5 goals and BTTS. Below are the experts predictions.
- BTTS for 1.75 at 1.60 Odds (betking);
- Home for 2.432 odds (1xbet);
- Over 2.5 goals for 2.00 odds (bet365)