Montpellier vs Troyes Intro
Montpellier, who have been in steady form this season, face Troyes, who have struggled throughout. The home side are looking to climb towards the top of the Ligue 1 table, whereas Troyes are deep in trouble at the bottom of the league. Kick off is at Stade de la Mosson on Wednesday January 19, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Entering matchweek 20, Olivier Dall’Oglio’s Montpellier side sit in the 8th place on the table with 31 points from 19 games played while Bruno Irles’s Troyes squad are currently on 17 points sitting in the 17th place. We’re almost into the latter stages of the season with Montpellier and Troyes in contrasting form. The two sides are separated by 9 places and 14 points gap.
Montpellier vs Troyes Form
Following their last round loss to Strasbourg, Montpellier’s run of victories came to an end with the club now having earned 12 points from their last five outings. In the meantime, Troyes were defeated by Lyon in the last game and have now managed 4 points in a poor run of form. Montpellier have 12 points from last five home games. In their last five away matches, Troyes have earned just 3 points.
Montpellier vs Troyes H2H
The hosts for this upcoming match Montpellier have dominated the 20 meetings between these clubs, winning 8 matches to the visitors Troyes total of 5. The teams have drawn on 7 occasions. Troyes needs to reverse the current trend of Montpellier’s dominance. The home side has won this fixture 2 more times than Troyes in the last six meetings.
Montpellier vs Troyes Analysis
In their last game, Montpellier suffered a loss and received no points. Strasbourg was the opponent of Olivier Dall’Oglio’s men. After 90 minutes, the score was 1-3. This week Montpellier will be thinking about one thing only, Troyes. Against Strasbourg, Montpellier claimed 44% of ball possession. Looking at shots on goal, Montpellier, in its previous game, shot 9 times on target and in the same game, Olivier Dall’Oglio’s men gave up 20 shots. Meanwhile, Troyes lost its last game. In their last matchup, Bruno Irles’s men were facing Lyon. That match ended with a 0-1 scoreline. Against Lyon, Troyes had a ball possession of 38%. In Troyes previous game, they shot on target 5 times while Bruno Irles’s men conceded 19 shots.
Montpellier vs Troyes Odds
As far as the betting odds go, the bookmakers’ favourite is Montpellier.