Montpellier vs Lorient Prediction: Montpellier has yet to find the joy of winning this season. Therefore, they are desperate to win 3 points when they return to the Stade de la Mosson in the 3rd round. However, the opponent that Montpellier encounters is an uncomfortable Lorient at the moment.
- Match date: 01:00 pm on 2021/08/22
- Event: Ligue 1
- Stage: Matchday 3rd
- Location: Stade de la Mosson
Montpellier vs Lorient Prediction: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Despite having the home-field advantage in hand, Montpellier is not overrated. Can the home team keep the score?
Montpellier’s form in the last 5 matches: L W L L D
Montpellier is having an unstable performance in recent times. Considering the last 5 matches played, this team earned exactly one victory. It was a 2-1 victory when playing a friendly against Leipzig. Notably, Montpellier only earned one more draw. Thus, there were 3 times Les Pailladins had to taste defeat. The corresponding loss rate they had to accept was 60%.
It should be remembered that in Ligue 1 at the moment, Montpellier has not yet won a victory. Right in the opening match, coach Olivier Dall’Oglio’s students lost easily to Marseille 2-3. Entering round 2, Montpellier came to be Reims’ guest. However, the away team could only leave with 1 point because of a 3-3 draw.
Lorient’s form in the last 5 matches: D W W D W
It is not wrong to evaluate Lorient as a rather unpleasant opponent at the moment. Looking at the last 5 matches that Lorient has attended, this team has not yet received a defeat. Instead, they got themselves 3 wins and 2 draws. Expanding on the previous matches, Lorient is unbeaten in 9 consecutive matches. The last time Les Merlus received defeat was 3 months ago.
In Ligue 1 this season, coach Christophe Pélissier’s army is still playing impressively. In the first match, Lorient left St Etienne’s field with a 1-1 draw to earn 1 point. Notably, when returning to the Stade du Moustoir in the second round, Lorient welcomed the away team AS Monaco. Host Lorient is the winning team with a minimum score of 1-0.
Select: Draw FT.
The balance is being shown by these two teams in previous encounters. Specifically, through 29 confrontations, there were 8 matches that ended with a draw. Montpellier is the better team when they have 11 wins. Meanwhile, Lorient also has 10 times to beat the opponent.
However, the last time Lorient was able to win came in 2005. Up to this point, Montpellier has been unbeaten in 6 consecutive matches with 3 wins, 3 draws. With the second leg last season, the two teams drew 1-1.
Select: Draw FT.
Montpellier is having an impressive attack in Ligue 1 at the moment. Over 2 rounds, the total number of goals that Montpellier has scored is 5. The respective scoring performance is 2.5 goals/match. However, the defense is revealing too many loopholes when having to receive 6 goals.
With Lorient, they show the opposite playing face compared to Montpellier. The defense played firmly when receiving exactly 1 goal. Besides, Lorient has a clean sheet. Meanwhile, the attack plays round with the performance of 1 goal/match.
With Over/Under 2.5, Montpellier’s last 5 matches have won 4 Over times, corresponding to 80%. On the Lorient side, Over did not win in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 2.5 FT.
Montpellier vs Lorient Prediction: Montpellier 1-1 Lorient FT (0-0 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 3rd match of Ligue 1 between Montpellier vs Lorient on 2021/08/22 of the CMD368 bookie.