Strasbourg VS Montpellier ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Strasbourg vs Montpellier
Strasbourg and Montpellier join forces at the Stade de la Meinau in a game for the 27th matchday of Ligue 1. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, 19-08-2017, the two teams drew 1-1. The home / off condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 14th and 5th of the overall standings, it is actually a clash between the home-ranked and the 7th home-away.
Strasbourg Team News
The home team is currently in 14th place with 30 points, after 8 wins, 6 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, won at home against Troyes by (2-1). In the latter, he lost out against PSG by (5-2). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results outside of the home, having won 9 points as a visitor and only in their stadium. For the championship, Strasbourg conquered 18 points out of a possible 30 after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In their home games there is a tendency for goals to be scored, as 9 of their last 13 games for this competition have finished with over 2.5 goals. In 26 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 13 times and never managed to return to the result.
Strasbourg vs Montpellier Stats
Strasbourg start this game with a 5-2 defeat at PSG, putting an end to the two consecutive wins in official matches. It is important to note that the homegrowns occupy the bottom of the league table with 30 points won. In this clash inside doors, the commander Thierry Laurey should opt for a more defensive strategy, exploring only the counterattack: Nuno da Costa is a very fast and dangerous player in the counterattack. Aholou is the highlight of Strasbourg with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Tchamba, Terrier and Mangane, all injured.
Montpellier Team News
After 9 wins, 11 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 5th place, having won 38 points. In the last game, they drew 1-1 with Guingamp at home (after a previous win in a game against Metz) (0-1). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. For the championship, Montpellier had 17 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 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 away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 10 of their last 12 games for this competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 26 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 2 rounds. In the last 12 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Montpellier leave for this match with a draw to a ball against the Guingamp, by 1-1, adding the third meeting followed without losing in the championship. In the championship, the team is going through a positive moment and currently occupies the top of the league table. In this out-of-doors match, commander Michel Der Zakarian is expected to play in a 4-2-3-1 win against the ball and organized attacks. The highlight of the visiting team is forward Giovanni Sio, who has scored 7 goals so far. For this game the coach can not count on Piriz, Sanson and Oyongo, all injured.
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