Stade de la Beaujoire
Monaco will get another battle to keep pushing for the top 3 finish, as they travel to the Stade de la Beaujoire to face Nantes. Monaco are only 3 points away from Marseille and Lens in 3rd and 2nd respectively and the battle for who ends where is heating up. Nantes are on the other side of the table and they are 4 points away from the team in the relegation zone. This is a crucial 3 points for both side’s ambition, but who will come out on top? Monaco had already beaten Nantes this season, and that match ended 4-1 with Monaco playing at home.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Nantes did not look like they had any fight in them a few weeks ago until they beat Lyon 1-0 in their last match. Prior to that, they went 4 games without a single win. Against Lyon, Ludovic Blas was the goal scorer in the 57th minute of the game. And by the end of 90 minutes, Nantes had 33% possession, 6 shots on target and 4 corner kicks played. In their last 5 matches, Nantes managed just 1 win, 2 losses and 2 draws.
Nantes are currently in 14th place on the table, with 30 points from 29 matches played. They have 6 wins, 12 draws and 11 defeats so far this season and their goal ratio is 30:40.
Team Streak: first to concede (8/10), less than 4.5 cards (10/10),
Monaco are starting to get back their lost form after going winless in 4 matches. After those games, Monaco responded with a 2-0 win against AC Ajaccio and a 4-3 win against Strasbourg, with the latter being the latest match. In their last 5 matches, they had 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw. Vanderson was first to open the scoring for Monaco in the 19th minute against Strasbourg before the visitors grabbed the equalizer in the 32nd minute. Things went worse for Monaco after Guillermo Maripan scored an own goal to give the visitors the lead. Monaco fought to get back in the game, with 3 quick goals in the second half. And in the 78th minute Youssouf Fofana was sent off to reduce Monaco to just 10 men and they managed to secure the win even though the visitors grabbed a third goal in the 93rd minute.
Monaco are currently in 4th place, with 57 points from 29 matches played. They had 17 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses and a goal ratio of 61:40.
Team Streak: more than 2.5 goals (7/9), less than 4.5 cards (7/7), less than 10.5 corners (5/5).
Head to Head
Monaco are dominant in the head to head between the two teams. In their 20 meetings so far, Monaco have 14 wins, while Nantes have 2 wins and 4 matches ended in a draw.
- Both teams scored in 5/6 meetings
- Monaco scored first in 8/9 meetings.
- Less than 4.5 cards were shown in 6/7 meetings.
- Nantes (4-1-4-1): Remy Descamps, Fabien Centonze, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Nicolas Pallois, Joao Victor, Andrei Girotto, Ludovic Blas, Moussa Sissoko, Samuel Moutoussamy, Ignatius Ganago, Mostafa Mohammed.
- Monaco (4-4-2): Alexander Nubel, Ruben Aguilar, Axel Diassi, Guillermo Maripan, Caio Henrique, Vanderson, Mohammed Camara, Jean Lucas, Aleksandr Golovin, Wissam Ben Yedder, Eliesse Seghir.
Expert Betting Tips
Monaco have no reason not to win this match if they are seriously aiming for a top 2 finish. They were brilliant in their 4-3 win against Strasbourg last weekend and if they put that sort of performance here, they should cruise to an easy win. Nantes have poor stats against Monaco and it is easy to understand why.
- Bet on More than 2 Goals at 1.76 Odds
- Bet on Monaco Win at 1.64 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 1-3 at 11 Odds