Montpellier Hérault vs Monaco Prediction: Lineup, ODDs & H2H

The Ligue 1 clash between Montpellier Hérault SC and AS Monaco on Sunday, May 12th, 2024, promises to be a dramatic encounter. Here’s a breakdown…

Montpellier Hérault vs Monaco

The Ligue 1 clash between Montpellier Hérault SC and AS Monaco on Sunday, May 12th, 2024, promises to be a dramatic encounter. Here’s a breakdown of the key details:

Match

  • Teams: Montpellier Hérault vs AS Monaco
  • Compettition: Ligue 1
  • Date: Sunday, May 12th, 2024 (**Double-check closer to the date for confirmation)
  • Time: Time is yet to be confirmed, but Ligue 1 matches typically start between 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM CEST (Central European Summer Time).
  • Venue: Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier, France

Prediction

This match is a tough one to call. Montpellier’s desperation for survival will be a major factor, but Monaco’s quality and recent form can’t be ignored. Here are the possibilities:

  • Montpellier Win (Upset): A home victory for Montpellier, driven by their fight for survival and recent home wins against Monaco, is a possibility, especially with a passionate crowd behind them. (Less Likely)
  • Draw: A tense and closely contested match could end in a draw, with both teams cancelling each other out.
  • Monaco Win (More Likely): Given their superior squad quality, recent winning streak, and strong away record against Montpellier (except for the last two visits), Monaco is the favorite to win this match.

Lineups (Predicted)

Montpellier Hérault (4-2-3-1):

  • Goalkeeper: Omlin
  • Defenders: Sakho, Hilton (or Esteve), Cozza, Delaine
  • Midfielders: Chotard, Ferri
  • Attacking Midfielders: Mollet, Mavididi, Wahi
  • Forward: Germain

AS Monaco (4-3-3):

  • Goalkeeper: Nübel
  • Defenders: Disasi, Badiashile, Maripan, Aguilar
  • Midfielders: Fofana, Matazo, Jean Lucas
  • Forwards: Volland, Ben Yedder, Gelson Martins

Odds

(subject to change, always check with your preferred sportsbook)

  • Montpellier Win: Higher odds (around +320 or higher)
  • Draw: Moderate odds (around +270)
  • Monaco Win: Lower odds (around -130 or lower)

H2H (Head-to-Head)

  • Historically, Monaco has dominated the matchup:
    • Won 17 out of the last 29 meetings.
  • However, Montpellier has won the last two encounters between the teams at home (3-2 in December 2023 and 4-0 in April 2023).
    • This adds an intriguing layer to the upcoming encounter.

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