Rennes vs Montpellier Free Betting Tips

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Rennes vs Montpellier Free Betting Tips

Rennes vs Montpellier Free Betting Tips

Start of the 2nd day of Ligue 1 this weekend, but very first match for Montpellier Hérault SC!

Following the semi-final of the Champions League played on August 19 by Olympique Lyonnais, the meeting between the Hérault club and OL was logically postponed, it taking place on the same day as a potential final. Michel der Zakarian’s men will therefore make their debut in this Ligue 1 Uber Eats version 2020-2021 this Saturday, near Roazhon Park, in order to face Stade Rennais.

Eighth at the end of the 28 days played during the truncated last season, the Montpellier are one of those teams who may have felt aggrieved by the end of the championship, given their balance sheet. With 40 points, the MHSC was only 1 point less than Nice, 6th, and Reims, 7th, both Europeans for this 2020-2021 financial year. Conversely, Rennes is one of the big winners from the top of its 3rd place final! In addition, with the final victory of Sevilla FC, a club already qualified for a European competition via its championship, the Breton club is exempt from the preliminary round and will directly join the group stage. A place on the podium to be confirmed for Julien Stéphan’s men, especially against a vengeful OL, an OM who hardly moved and kept André Villas-Boas, a LOSC still present, an AS Monaco who will want to do better and a redeemed and ambitious OGC Nice!

Key stats for the match Rennes vs Montpellier

During the first day, Rennes took a very good point on the lawn of one of its direct competitors, Lille (1-1).
Last season, Stade Rennais was rather strong on its turf, with no less than 9 wins in 14 games, 2 draws and 3 defeats.
Montpellier’s last official match dates back to March 8, ie 5 and a half months without playing!
During the 2019-2020 financial year, the MHSC had been in difficulty on the move, posting one of the worst records of L1 away: only 1 victory, 5 draws, 8 defeats.
With only 9 goals scored outside its bases, Montpellier posted the 18th attack of the championship away, doing little better than Angers (8) and Dijon (7).
In the radius of direct confrontations, there too, Rennes advantage: Montpellier has not beaten the SRFC since 2016 and remains on a series of 8 matches without success (4 Rennes wins, 4 draws).
Last season, the Bretons had also taken 6 points out of 6 against the Montpellierains, including a scathing 5-0 at Roazhon Park.

Rennes vs Montpellier Free Betting Tips

Chance of the calendar, history has wanted Montpellier to meet Stade Rennais for its first match of the season, while it was against these same Bretons that their championship ended last March. Beaten 5-0 that evening, Michel der Zakarian’s men will certainly be keen to take their revenge, but without a background or recent result on which to rely, nothing tells us that they will be able to. At this stage, the Rennes victory seems the most likely, with a good odds of 2.08!

Betting Tips: Rennes wins the match
Odds: 2.08

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