Lille – Montpellier : Preview & Prediction
Winner in the first leg (1-0), the Lille will want to make the pass of two against Montpellier, 5th, to consolidate its second place overall. The Dogues are confident, euphoric, following their series of 5 wins in Ligue 1 with 3 wins away in Caen (3-1), Marseille (2-1) and Guingamp (2-0) then in front of Amiens (2-1) and Nice (4-0) at Pierre Mauroy stadium. The Lille will want to keep their little mattress 6 points ahead of Lyon after the reception of Montpellier. The Hérault club plays the spoilsport with a 5th place at only 3 points of St Etienne, 4th. The MHSC has lost ground with four draws in the last five matches in Dijon (1-1), Rennes (0-0), Nimes (1-1) and Monaco (2-2). Undefeated since moving to Nantes (2-0), on January 8, Montpellier could break his teeth in the North of France where he remains on 6 trips without the slightest victory!
Lille sign perfect with 5 wins in the last 5 days of Ligue 1.
Montpellier has recorded only 1 victory (2-0 against Caen) in its last 9 outings, in all competitions.
has 5 trips without a win (2 losses and 3 draws), all competitions, current series.
The LOSC is 1 defeat only in its last 15 receptions in Ligue 1.
Lille has won 4 times and has drawn twice in the last 6 receptions of the MHSC.
Lille should confirm his rank and his good series against Montpellier by gleaning the 3 points of the win.
Lille – Montpellier : Betting Tips
Lille – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70