Guingamp – Montpellier : Preview & Prediction
Guingamp and Montpellier join forces at Stade du Roudourou in a match for the 15th matchday of Ligue 1. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team which in the last 5 games won 3 and drew 2. In fact, in the last match in this stage, in a game for the Coupe de la Ligue, on 24-10-2017, Montpellier managed to win, by (0-2). The goals were scored by S. Camara (20 ‘) and C. Ninga (71′) for Montpellier. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 15th and 7th overall, it is actually a confrontation between the 9th in home games and 7th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 15th place with 15 points, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate game, they drew at home against Angers for (1-1). In the latter, he lost out against Olympique Marseille by (1-0). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 12 points, against only 3 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, Guingamp had 12 points in 21 chances, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat in the last 7 games he played in his stadium.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 6 games in your stadium. The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has been regularly scored, as it managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 30 of the last 48 that played there were less than 3 goals. In 14 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 turnaround. There have been 2 periods in the last 9 home games for all competitions: they scored 3 of their 8 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘); suffered 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
The Guingamp set up for this game with a 1-0 defeat at Marseille, adding to their fifth meeting without proving the bitter taste of defeat. The Guingamp features an uninteresting style of play, with a low block and successive direct balls for the attack. At the individual level we highlight Mustapha Diallo, being this the best scorer of the team with 4 goals signed. It seems that coach Antoine Kombouaré can not count on Petric and Privat, players recovering from injury.
The visiting team is currently in 7th place with 20 points, after 5 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate game, tied off against Olympique Lyonnais by (0-0). In the last game, won at home against Lille by (3-0). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 12 points, against only 8 in their games as a visitor. In the last 6 away games for the championship Montpellier has 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats, so he has won 8 points out of 18.
For this competition, you have not lost as a visitor for 4 games. In matches played out for the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 3 of their 8 matches. In 14 games in this event, he never got around to scoring in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Montpellier’s side are set to play in a 3-0 aggregate win over Lille, their third meeting without proving the bitter taste of defeat: the goals were set by Ninga, Sio and Roussillon. Montpellier’s style of play is very different from the opponents of this match, as coach Michel Der Zakarian favors possession of the ball and organized attacks. Striker Giovanni Sio is one of the highlights of Montpellier with 2 goals scored. Poaty and Sanson are some absences for this match due to injury.
Guingamp – Montpellier : Betting Tips
Guingamp – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70