Bastia VS Monaco BETTING TIPS (17.02.2017)
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Bastia VS Monaco
Bastia and Monaco meet at the Stade Armand Césari in a match for the 26th matchday of Ligue 1. Monaco won at home (5-0) last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 12.33.2016. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, which in the last 3 games has won 3. In fact, in the last match at this stadium, in a match for Ligue 1 on 05-12-2015, Monaco managed to win, for (1-2). The goals of the game were scored by J. Romain (90 ‘) for Bastia and for L. Traoré (72’ and 84 ‘) for Monaco. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
After 5 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 19th place, having won 22 points. In the last game, they lost with Toulouse away by (4-1), after in the previous game to have lost (2-1) outside, in a game against Montpellier. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 defeats as a visitor; Against 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Bastia won 12 points out of 30, after 2 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 matches at their stadium. In their home league games the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (5 out of 12 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home games there is a tendency to few goals, as 9 of their last 12 games for this competition have finished with less than 2.5 goals. In 24 games played in this competition, he never managed to come back in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 1 period in the last 12 home games for this competition: they scored 4 of their 11 goals in the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Bastia return to play at home for the French championship yet needing to rediscover the victory to ease the poor situation in the competition as they have not won six games and have won only two of their six points in the last two games as hosts. Of the twelve games he played at home, the team did not score in three of them, and did not concede goals in four of those games. Bastia have a poor 0.91 goals per game as hosts, which highlights problems in the offensive sector. Of the seven home games in which both teams scored, the club opened the scoring in five of them. For this match, the coach should keep the team in 4-5-1, and will not feature Cahuzac or Saint-Ruf, both of whom were sent off in the last game.
After 18 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, the visiting team is in 1st place, having won 58 points. In the last game, they beat Metz at home (5-0), having won the previous game in a game against Montpellier (1-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; Against 13 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in his stadium. For the championship, Monaco had 18 points in 30 chances, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor.
For this competition, you have not lost as a visitor for 7 games. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency for goals to be scored, since 8 of his last 12 games for this competition have finished with over 2.5 goals. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: scored the first goal in 19 of the last 25 games for Ligue 1, of those 19 reached the interval in advantage in 15 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 16. In 25 games in this event, he managed to come back to the result in 2 of the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 6 of his 13 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Monaco are on the pitch for their 26th French Championship game trying to keep up the good performance they have shown for their fourth consecutive win in the competition, which would be the second away from home. Of the twelve games he played as a visitor, the team failed to score goals in only one of them, while it did not allow the opponent to score in four of those games. In those games, Monaco scored a total of twenty-nine goals, resulting in a good average of 2.41 goals per game away from home. For this confrontation, the coach should keep the team in 4-4-2, especially Mbappe Lottin, who scored four goals in the last two games.