Montpellier vs Nantes Prediction, 10/31/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Montpellier vs Nantes
Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Location: Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier, France
TV: Fanatiz USA
Odds/Point Spread: Montpellier (+120) Nantes (+225)
Ludovic Blas and Nantes (5-2-4, 7th in Ligue 1) travel to Stade de la Mosson on Sunday where they'll meet Montpellier (3-4-4, 13th in Ligue 1). The starting goaltenders are Jonas Omlin for Montpellier and Alban Lafont for Nantes. Nantes are at at +225 while the Paillade are at +120. The total has been set at 2.5.
Montpellier played Monaco in their most recent game and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 3-1. In regard to passing, they had a 77.8% rate by connecting on 266 of the 342 targeted passes in their last game. Montpellier attempted 18 dribbles in this match and completed 7 of those attempts for a rate of 38.9%.
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In terms of shooting accuracy, Montpellier walked away from the pitch at a 25.0% clip by hitting 3 shots on target of 12 total shots. Montpellier is averaging 1.55 goals per 90 (17 total goals) and have racked up 11 assists in all competitions this year.
Teji Savanier is a guy who should be able to impact this game for Montpellier. Savanier has been in the starting lineup in 251 matches so far in his pro soccer career and accounts for 0.17 goals per 90 minutes. The forward born in France has racked up 42 goals scored in 21,873 mins. He has accounted for 64 assists while accumulating 79 yellow card warnings during his soccer career.
Someone else who should impact this match is Stephy Mavididi, the forward representing England. Mavididi has been on the field for 5,449 mins in 60 starts and has earned himself 4 yellow card warnings. He has helped on a goal 3 times during his pro soccer career while scoring 19 total goals. He is averaging 0.31 goals per 90 minutes so far in his pro soccer career.
The man who will protect the net for Montpellier is Jonas Omlin. Omlin (64-38-45 mark in his professional soccer career) has accumulated 32 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 21.8% shutout percentage. The keeper from Switzerland has seen 517 shots attempted at him in 147 starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.18 (171 total goals allowed) and he has a save % of 70.6%. Omlin has seen the field for 13,097 mins and has earned 361 saves in his career.
In their last game, Nantes got the victory with a final of 2-1 against Clermont Foot. They finished the match by completing 414 of the 430 attempted passes for a percentage of 96.3%. Nantes earned a 47.6% successful dribble percentage by converting 10 of the 21 dribbles they tried. Nantes connected on 3 shots on target out of their 8 shots attempted earning them a 37.5% rate in their last outing. With a total of 15 goals and 12 assists in all competitions, Nantes sports an average of 1.36 goals and 1.09 assists per 90 minutes.
Ludovic Blas should provide solid play for Nantes. He currently averages 0.20 goals per 90 mins and has been a starter in 130 games during his soccer career. The midfielder representing France has totaled 11,999 mins while earning 27 goals. He has accumulated 21 yellow card cautions in his pro soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 16 times. You should also keep an eye on Randal Kolo Muani, the forward who represents France. He has accumulated 11 goals during his soccer career while assisting on a goal 6 different times. Muani has been given a total of 5 yellow card cautions in 3,937 mins (45 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 average during his soccer career is 0.25.
Alban Lafont will be residing in front of the net for Nantes. During his pro soccer career, Lafont has given up 258 goals and has accumulated 573 stops in 208 starting assignments. He has conceded 1.24 goals per 90 and he has a mark of 60-63-85. He holds a save % of 71.9% and his shutout rate is currently at 26.4%. Lafont has earned 55 clean sheets while defending 804 shots against him in 18,659 mins in his career.
Who will win tonight's Ligue 1 game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Nantes (+225)
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