Montpellier – Lorient : Preview & Prediction
Double winner of the event, Montpellier is a regular at the Coupe de France. The club héraultais realizes a suitable season since it ranks 6th in the league but had all the trouble in the world to eliminate Pontarlier (N3) in the previous round (1-1 and 4 tab 2). Receiving will be a major asset for the MHSC, which lost only three times in 12 receptions in Ligue 1.
For its part, FC Lorient, 6th in Ligue 2, is still in the race for the climb but its performance is irregular. The Merlus, who have already played 3 laps, have still eliminated Angers (2-0), formation of L1, outside in 1 / 32nd finals.
At the level of direct confrontations, Montpellier remains on 3 victories of rank opposite Lorient in L1 with the Mosson … Current series.
In Ligue 2, Lorient is in the tough with 1 loss in Châteauroux (3-1) and 1 draw in front of Clermont (1-1) at home in his last 2 games in L2.
Montpellier is undefeated since December 16, 2017, in all competitions.
At home, Montpellier has already hooked PSG (0-0), Marseille (1-1), Monaco (0-0) and defeated Nice (2-0) and Lyon (4-1) in the Coupe de la Ligue.
Lorient travels badly with only 3 wins in 10 trips.
Montpellier, formidable to the Mosson, has the arguments to have a team of Lorient, hierarchically inferior. The Herault club, which has the best defense of L1 (15 goals conceded), should successfully muzzle the attack Lorientaise strong 37 achievements in L2 and place some banderilles to earn a direct qualification for the 1/8th finals of this Cup of France.
Montpellier – Lorient : Betting Tips
Montpellier – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70