Ligue 1 – Montpellier to face Angers SCO on Match-day 19

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Montpellier at home against Angers – Wednesday – 9:00pm GMT – The Stade de la Mosson.

This clash sees fifth placed Montpellier, welcome ninth placed Angers to the Stade de la Mosson.

Montpellier have 28 points to their name, going into this tie

Following two straight wins for Montpellier in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Also, Now they have 8 matches won, 6 games lost and 4 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 28 points having won eight meetings, drawn four matches, and lost six fixtures.

When Montpellier host Angers, they will do so on the back of five victories, two darts, and two defeats on their own ground.

Winning this fixture will see Montpellier on 31 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring stats of 29 goals (28 from open play and one penalty). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Stephy Mavididi (5), Valere Germain (4), and Teji Savanier (4). Montpellier have conceded 23 goals.

Injury and illness have depleted Oliver Dall’Oglio’s Montpellier and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Wednesday’s match.

Angers SCO arrive at this game, having secured 25 points so far this season

Angers suffered a home loss to Clermont Foot in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.

Also, Angers have now lost two of their last three fixtures, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Gerald Baticle. With 25 points, they currently sit ninth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 6 wins, 5 losses and 7 draws having won six matches, drawn seven games, and lost five fixtures.

Angers’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Montpellier. In the 9 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two meetings, drawn six meetings, and lost one game.

A victory for Angers SCO would put them on 28 points.

Gerald Baticle could be missing up to six of their players through injury or illness for the game on Wednesday.

Montpellier v Angers SCO – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Montpellier and Angers have faced each other 21 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Montpellier’s favour (11 – 4). In addition, Angers have tasted defeat against Montpellier in ten out of the previous 15 matches with them. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was April 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw. With both sides conceding goals in their most recent game together, the probability of both sides scoring on Wednesday is 58.48%.

Montpellier have a favourable 45.05 percent probability of winning.

Other standout players for Montpellier are Stephy Mavididi and Valere Germain with five goals each and for Angers are Sofiane Boufal and Thomas Mangani with five goals both.

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