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Lyon suffered a defeat of 2-1 away from home against Strasbourg in their season opener while Montpellier settled for the spoils in a clash with promoted side, Le Havre, in the season opener that ended 2-2. Will Lyon win their first home game of the season? Read our preview for details.
Lyon vs Montpellier predictions by punditfeed
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Lyon to win
In the first Lyon vs Montpellier prediction, the hosts are our favourite to win the game. Lyon lost their season opener in a 2-1 away defeat against Strasbourg. However, they should come back strongly to win in round two of the 2023/24 Ligue 1 season at home. They have 12 wins and only 5 defeats against Montpellier, so while the recent games haven’t ended well for Lyon, we expect them to win this game with a probability of 59% or odds of 1.70.
Over 1.5 Lyon goals
The next Lyon vs Montpellier prediction is on the total team goals. We Lyon as our favourite to win the clash, we expect the hosts to score at least two goals. Our pick is, therefore, over 1.5 Olympique Lyon goals. Lyon won the last four meetings with Montpellier, scoring two or more goals in the last three meetings.
Over 2.5 goals
In another Marseille vs Montpellier prediction, we have settled on a goal fest when these teams clash. There were over 2.5 goals in the last three meetings. Moreover, only one of the last six meetings between Lyon and Montpellier.
Lyon vs Montpellier Preview
Lyon and Montpellier’s clash has been a high-scoring match, especially in the last three meetings. There were a total of 9 goals scored in the last encounter. Before that, this game yielded 3 goals and 7 goals in two separate games.
The last three meetings yielded a total of 19 goals. All games in that period were won by Lyon.
Moreover, Lyon has the most wins in this matchup, having won 12 of the previous 20 meetings with Montpellier. The visitors on the other hand 5 wins in that period. A total of only 3 draws were recorded in the last 20 encounters between these teams.
Moreover, Lyon won 4 of the last 5 clashes with Montpellier, losing only once at home to the visitors in that period.
Lyon vs Montpellier h2h and team form
In the previous 20 duels, Lyon won 12 while Montpellier had 5 wins. There were 3 draws in that period. See the forms of the two teams below.
Lyon form – LLWWLL
Montpellier form – DWLWD
FAQs about Lyon vs Montpellier
- Who will referee Lyon vs Montpellier match on Saturday, 19th August 2023? Mathieu Vernice will be in charge.
- Where will Lyon host Montpellier for the game? Groupama Stadium is the match venue.
- What time will Lyon vs Montpellier match begin? 18:00 UK time.
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