Lille vs Montpellier prediction: The defending champion Lille is still performing a lackluster and ineffective football in Ligue 1. If they keep playing like that, it is very difficult for this team to defend their throne. Entering the next 4th round, Lille will be playing at home to host Montpellier. They will need to play hard if they want to earn 3 points.
- Match date: 03:00 p.m – 2021/08/29
- Event: Ligue 1
- Stage: Matchday 4th
- Location: Stade Pierre Mauroy
LILLE VS MONTPELLIER PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Lille is having certain confidence when playing at Pierre Mauroy home field. However, Montpellier also did not want to lose in this match.
Lille’s form in the last 5 matches: D W D L D
Ligue 1 has gone through 3 rounds but the defending champion Lille has not yet found the joy of winning. At this initial stage, the best Lille could get was just 2 draws. On the contrary, Lille had to receive a defeat. Notably, that loss of Lille came from the first match at Pierre Mauroy’s home ground. Welcoming the away team Nice, Lille lost 0-4.
Most recently when coming to be a guest of St Etienne, Lille also caused disappointment. Although rated higher than the opponent, coach Jocelyn Gourvennec’s students could only draw 1-1 in the end. With the match fixed, Lille drew the match. So until now, Les Dogues has only won 2/9 maximum points. Besides, if counting the last 5 matches, Lille’s win rate is only 20%.
Montpellier’s form in the last 5 matches: W L L D W
Montpellier has also not owned a stable performance in recent times. Considering the last 5 matches played, the best result that this team has won is only 2 wins. It is worth mentioning that 2 is also the number of failures that Montpellier received. Thus, the current win-loss ratio is 40%. In addition, with the last matches in Ligue 1, Montpellier also did not play well.
They went through the first two rounds without knowing the joy of victory. The result that Les Pailladins owns is a loss and a draw. It was not until the last 3rd round match that Montpellier got his first victory. That is a 3-1 victory over Lorient at the Stade de la Mosson. So until now, coach Olivier Dall’Oglio’s students have only won 4 points after 3 rounds.
Select: Montpellier FT.
Lille is having better head-to-head results than Montpellier if looking at previous matches. Through 39 encounters, the total number of victories Lille is holding is 17. In contrast, Montpellier’s figure is 12. Thus, there have been 10 matches between the two teams.
Notably, the last win that Montpellier had was 4 years ago. After that, it was a series of 6 consecutive matches with all draws and losses of this team. The last time they met was the second leg last season, the two teams drew 1-1.
Select: Draw FT.
Lille has a full line of attack at the moment. Over 3 rounds, the total number of goals they have scored is 4. Thus, the respective scoring efficiency is 1.3 goals/match. But the defense is playing too badly with 8 goals conceded.
As for Montpellier, they also have an uncertain defense in Ligue 1. 7 is the number of goals that Montpellier has received after 3 matches, an average of which they lose at least 2 goals. In contrast, the attack played effectively with 8 goals.
With Over/Under 2.5, Lille’s last 5 matches have won 43 Under times, corresponding to a rate of 60%. On the Montpellier side, Under won once in the last 5 matches they have attended.
Select: Over 2.5 FT.
Lille vs Montpellier Prediction: Lille 2-2 Montpellier FT (1-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 4th match of Ligue 1 between Lille vs Montpellier on 2021/08/29 of the CMD368 bookie.