Lens vs Montpellier May 19 2024
Betting Tips & Predictions

Betting Predictions

Our top prediction for the Lens vs Montpellier match is a double chance bet on Lens to win or draw.

Lens to Win or Draw: Lens has a strong home record and solid defense, making them less likely to lose against Montpellier.

Both Teams to Score – Yes: Despite Lens's defensive strength, Montpellier’s ability to find the net away from home suggests both teams will likely score.

Under 3.5 Goals: Lens's matches tend to feature fewer goals due to their defensive solidity, making an under 3.5 goals bet feasible.

Match preview

The upcoming Lens vs Montpellier match in the Ligue 1 promises to be an intriguing fixture as both teams aim to climb the standings. Lens, currently 6th on the table with 50 points, have shown a mixed form recently with 2 wins, 2 losses, and a draw in their last 5 games. Despite their fluctuating performances, Lens has been strong at home, winning 9 out of 16 matches at Stade Bollaert-Delelis. Lens boasts a solid defense, conceding only 35 goals in 33 matches. On the opposite side, Montpellier stands at 12th position with 40 points. They have been relatively inconsistent, recording 2 wins, 2 draws, and a loss in their latest 5 outings. Montpellier's away form has been better with 7 wins out of 16 away games. However, their defensive frailties, having conceded 46 goals, could be a concern against a resilient Lens side. This Lens vs Montpellier preview highlights a clash of contrasting styles – Lens's stable defense versus Montpellier's unpredictable attack. The home advantage and recent form may give Lens the edge in this exciting encounter.

Head-to-Head Analysis

The Lens vs Montpellier match history shows a balance, but Lens has had the upper hand in recent meetings.

  • Montpellier vs Lens – 0:0 – Dec 8, 2023
  • Montpellier vs Lens – 1:1 – Feb 25, 2023
  • Montpellier vs Lens – 1:2 – Dec 10, 2022
  • Lens vs Montpellier – 2:1 – Dec 10, 2022
  • Lens vs Montpellier – 1:0 – Oct 15, 2022

Squad Analysis

For the upcoming Lens vs Montpellier match, several key players from both squads will be missing due to injuries. Lens will be without K. Danso (groin injury), N. El Aynaoui (knee injury), and Jhoanner Chavez (injury). These absences could impact their defensive stability. Montpellier will miss A. Gueguin (injury) and B. Lecomte (tendon injury). While Gueguin's absence reduces their attacking options, Lecomte's injury leaves a gap in their goalkeeping strength. Both teams will need to adjust their strategies to cope with these significant losses.

These are the Lens vs Montpellier May 19 2024 Betting Tips & Predictions.

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