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Montpellier HSC vs Stade Brest 29 betting tips: Ligue 1 preview, predictions & odds

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Montpellier were 0-4 winners when these sides met earlier this season leaving them chasing a league double. Although Brest have massively improved since then and are expected to put up a better fight of things here.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals’ prediction for this match is Montpellier HSC 1-0 Stade Brestois and is available at odds of 9/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Montpellier win at 2.1/1 against La Team Pirate at home on Sunday.

Or, back any away win for Brest at 3.4/1 here at the Stade de la Mosson.

You can find odds of 3.4/1 for any draw between Montpellier and Brest on Sunday.

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Match Preview

Montpellier HSC come into the match on a run of three home league games without a win but have kept a clean sheet in each of their last two league matches. They have picked up seven points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

La Paillade won their last league match away to FC Girondins Bordeaux. Expected goals of 2.6 to 0.7 in favour of Bordeaux indicates Montpellier didn’t deserve all three points on the balance of chances created.

Thankfully, they were already 0-2 ahead when they were reduced to nine men early in the second half. Jonas Omlin saving a spot-kick for Montpellier was crucial to the win as it likely would have ignited a Bordeaux comeback. It was one of ten saves he made in a well-earned clean sheet. The final score of the match was 0-2.

Sepe Elye Wahi scored the opening and ultimately winning goal here. Elye Wahi is Montpellier HSC’s top scorer with eight goals in Ligue 1 this season and is the 2.3/1 favourite to score against Stade Brestois on Sunday.

Their opponent on Sunday, Stade Brestois, come into the match on a run of two defeats in a row. They have picked up seven points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.

The Pirate Team lost their last league match away to SCO Angers. Expected goals of 1.2 to 0.6 in favour of Angers indicates that perhaps it was a fair result.

Lucien Agoume contributed to Brest’s downfall when he handed Angers a big chance from the penalty spot which they converted for the only goal of the game. The La Team Pirate fans will be more disappointed with the finishing with their side managing to get just two of the 16 shots on target; a meagre 12.5%. The final score of the match was 1-0.

Montpellier HSC vs Stade Brestois: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings

18 in Total:- 8 Montpellier HSC wins, 2 Stade Brestois wins, 8 draws.

Montpellier HSC team news

Red cards to Nicolas Cozza and Mihailo Ristic against Bordeaux means Montpellier will be without the pair for this match.

Thibault Tamas (Knee Surgery) will also be unavailable for The Paladins due to injury on Sunday.

Stade Brestois team news

Injuries will rule out Sébastien Cibois (Achilles Tendon) for the trip to the Stade de la Mosson.

They may look to shuffle their deck voluntarily having lost against SCO Angers in their last league match.

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