Get the Latest Betting Odds and Predictions for Montpellier vs Nice – Ligue 1 Matchday 12

The Stade de la Mosson: Friday Night Match at 9:00pm GMT

Montpellier enters this match with an impressive 12 points already earned this season.

Montpellier must take a positive approach to their upcoming game against Nice, following their recent defeat to Paris Saint-Germain. Michel Der Zakarian’s team has had a mixed season so far, with four losses in their last eight matches. Currently sitting in twelfth position in the league, Montpellier has accumulated 12 points with 3 wins, 4 losses, and 3 draws. When playing at home, they have recorded one victory, two draws, and one defeat. A win in their upcoming match would bring their total points for the season to 15. Montpellier has shown a good attacking performance this season, scoring a total of 15 goals, with key contributions from Akor Jerome (7), Mousa Mohammad (3), and Arnaud (2). However, they have also conceded 14 goals.

The current frontrunners of the league, Nice, are determined to emerge victorious in every game they play, and this upcoming match is certainly no different.

With Nice having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Francesco Farioli’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.

In an astonishing season, league leaders Nice have found ways to win, securing seven victories in their last eight fixtures. This rich vein of form has drastically improved their Ligue 1 position, currently sitting in first place with 25 points. Playing away from home, Nice have won four games and drawn one.

The ultimate prize this season for Nice is to finish top of the Ligue 1 and secure automatic qualification for the Champion’s League. To achieve this, they must approach each game with determination and secure the necessary points.

Montpellier vs Nice – Head-to-Head

In their long-standing rivalry, Montpellier and Nice have clashed on the field 39 times, with Montpellier emerging as the dominant force with 16 victories compared to Nice’s 13. Montpellier has established their stronghold at the Stade de la Mosson, winning all but one of their recent games there. The last encounter between these two teams in May 2023 resulted in a thrilling 2-3 away victory for The Eagles.

In summation:
– Currently, Montpellier are favored to win the contest with a rating of 46.73%.
– Nice has a rating of 29.15%, indicating lower chances of winning.
– The possibility of a draw between the two teams is rated at 30.49%.

Players to watch

For football fans, there’s nothing like watching your favourite player on the field. How about mixing excitement and bets? Take a look at the anytime goalscorer bet! For Montpellier, Akor Jerome contributed with seven goals in 10 League fixtures this season, while Terem Igobor has netted three goals in 11 League games this campaign for Nice.

Other players of note for Montpellier are Mousa Mohammad and Arnaud with three goals and two goals respectively and for Nice are Evann and Gaëtan with 2 goals each.

Author: Ben Llorente

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