Lorient vs Montpellier Prediction, 11/29/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lorient vs Montpellier
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
Location: Stade du Moustoir in Lorient, France
Odds/Point Spread: Lorient (+160) Montpellier (+142)
Yoane Wissa and Lorient (2-2-7, 18th in Ligue 1) play Montpellier (6-2-3, 4th in Ligue 1) at Stade du Moustoir on Sunday. The starting goalkeepers are Paul Nardi for Lorient and Jonas Omlin for Montpellier. Lorient are at +160 while the Paillade are at +142. The over/under has been set at 2.5.
Lorient took the field against Lille in their most recent game and took a loss by a final of 4-0. Lorient attempted 8 dribbles in this matchup and were able to convert 7 of the attempts for a rate of 87.5%. In regard to passing, they earned a 87.7% passes received percentage by connecting on 327 out of their 373 pass targets last match. In terms of shooting accuracy, Lorient walked away from the pitch at a 28.6% clip by hitting 2 shots on target out of 7 shots. Lorient has an average of 1.00 goal per 90 (11 total goals) and have 5 assists in all games for this campaign.
Yoane Wissa is a guy who should impact this matchup for Lorient. He has totaled 13 assists while tallying 21 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career. Wissa has been a starter in 103 matches during his career and scores 0.40 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from France has tallied 39 goals scored in 8,851 minutes played. One more guy who should impact this match is Adrian Grbic, the forward representing Austria. Grbic has been on the pitch for 5,194 minutes during 52 starts and has been given 9 yellow cards. He has assisted on a goal 4 times so far in his career while scoring 30 total goals. He currently averages 0.52 goals per 90 during his soccer career.
The man who is expected to defend the goal for Lorient will be Paul Nardi. Nardi (71-45-53 mark in his career) has accounted for 41 clean sheets, which has earned him a 24.3% shutout rate. The keeper hailing from France has had 550 shots attempted against him in 169 career starts. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.23 (207 goals allowed) and his save percentage is .745. Nardi has defended the goal for a total of 15,191 minutes and has 408 stops during his soccer career.
For their last outing, Montpellier walked away with a victory by a final of 4-3 against Strasbourg. They finished the contest by connecting on 441 of the 501 passing attempts for a percentage of 88.0%. Montpellier ended the game with a 57.1% successful dribble percentage by completing 4 of the 7 dribbles they tried. Montpellier connected on 10 SoT out of their 21 shots attempted earning them a 47.6% clip when they last took the field. Having accumulated 20 goals and 16 assists in all their games, Montpellier is averaging 1.82 goals and 1.45 assists per 90 min.
Gaetan Laborde will need to provide a lift for Montpellier. The forward who is from France has been on the pitch for 12,160 professional minutes while scoring 39 goals. He has collected 14 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has helped on a goal 23 times. He averages 0.29 goals per 90 minutes and has been given a starting assignment in 136 games in his pro soccer career. Be sure to watch out for Andy Delort, the forward who is from France. He has tallied 85 goals so far in his career while helping on a goal 37 times. Delort has been given 43 yellow cards in 20,209 mins (219 starts). His goals per 90 average during his soccer career is 0.38.
Jonas Omlin will be looking after the goal for Montpellier. In his pro soccer career, Omlin has conceded 125 goals and has accounted for 263 stops in 119 starting assignments. He has given up 1.06 goals per 90 and he has earned a record of 57-27-35. He sports a save percentage of .705 and his clean sheet rate is 24.4%. Omlin has totaled 29 shutouts while defending 380 shots attempted against him in 10,649 minutes throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Lorient (+160)
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