Lyon – Montpellier : Preview & Prediction
Olympique Lyonnais had left Galvanized by a historic success on the lawn of the rival Saint-Etienne (0-5), carried by an exceptional Fekir. Third in L1 at seven points from PSG, the Gones have just chained six consecutive successes to welcome Montpellier. Eighth, the MHSC found a semblance of consistency in recent weeks. At the same time solid defensively and finally effective in front, the Héraultais would be well done a blow to the Parc OL. Deprived of Fékir, suspended, the Rhodaniens will rely on Depay, Mariano or other Traoré to make the difference. Favorite, still undefeated on his soil, will Lyon still be a boss?
Lyon has just tied six consecutive victories in all competitions.
The Gones have won 5 of 8 games played at Parc OL this season, for three draws.
Montpellier had chained two dull games before the truce, against Rennes (0-1 defeat) and Amiens (1-1).
Lyon have won 4 of the last 5 games in Ligue 1.
The MHSC lost in 12 of its last 17 league games …
Infinitely superior to the midfield, Lyon should quickly take control of this part. The absence of Fékir – suspended – will be filled by the multiple offensive solutions that Bruno Génésio has (Depay, Mariano, Traoré, Cornet …). Lyon will make a seventh win in a row against Montpellier!
Lyon – Montpellier : Betting Tips
Lyon – Win Odds: 1.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70