Football betting tips today for Saint-Etienne vs Montpellier
Saint-Etienne hosts Montpellier in the first 36th round of the French Ligue 1. The duel will be played on Friday, May 10, starting at 7:45 pm at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Etienne.
The team of Saint-Etienne is on the 4th place in the temporary standings with an asset of 62 points, lagging behind with one point from the third Lyon. The hosts face the fifth in the Montpellier match on Friday night, but the difference between the two teams is seven points. It is likely that Jean Louis Gasset will finish in the top 4 in Ligue 1 this season, which will be a great success for Saint-Etienne. The Greens finished seventh last season, so they improved their performance through this campaign and are more consistent in their performances.
Saint-Etienne has won 51% of his matches in the 2018/19 season in the French Championship. The hosts scored 55 goals and scored 39 hits in 35 games so far. The Greens play much more strongly at their own Stade Geoffroy-Guichard stadium where they have 12 wins in 17 games and have only lost three times since the start of the season. Saint-Etienne is the second best host in the league after the champion PSG, who has 16 wins and 2 draws on his own pitch. In his last home, Saint-Etienne beat Toulouse 2-0, before defeating Bordeaux 3-0.
The Montpellier team is struggling to qualify for the Europa League and is in a good position at the moment, with three points ahead of the seventh Nice. Michel Der Zakarian’s trophies have three wins in the last four games so they are in pretty good shape. In the last round, Montpellier made a 1:1 home win against Amiens, before winning 3-2 at home against the PSG. Montpellier and Saint-Etienne failed to defeat the first game between Stade de la Mosson after a 0-0 draw. In the last three games, only two goals have been scored between the two teams, so I will put under 2.5 goals in the upcoming match.