Montpellier vs Rennes Predictions

Vedran Ostojic 08 Aug 2019
  • Rennes saw Super Cup disappointment last week, suffering a 2-1 loss despite taking the lead early on

  • Can they bounce back quickly and cause an upset in Montpellier?

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Montpellier vs Rennes Score Prediction

Montpellier vs Rennes Match Info

Match date: 10th August 2019

Kick-Off: 7:00 pm

Stadium: Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier

Montpellier vs Rennes Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

20 Jan 2019 Rennes 0 – 0 Montpellier
25 Nov 2018 Montpellier 2 – 2 Rennes
19 May 2018 Rennes 1 – 1 Montpellier

Matches played: 41

Montpellier wins: 13

Rennes wins: 16

Draws: 12

Montpellier vs Rennes Stats

  • Montpellier beat Girona (0-1) last week to end a four-match winless streak
  • Rennes saw a 2-1 Super Cup loss to PSG last week, which was their third loss in a row
  • La Paillade last beat Rennes back in 2016, with two losses and four draws seen since then

Montpellier vs Rennes Match Preview

Montpellier host Rennes to open the new campaign in front of the home fans on Saturday evening, where they look to put an unpredictable pre-season behind them and kick-start Ligue 1 in good spirits – having only just missed on a Europa League Qualifiers spot last term.

La Paillade have beaten Girona (0-1) last week and ended a four-match winless streak, where they kept scoring goals but the defensive line led by Vitorino Hilton struggled to retain consistency with a high total of nine goals conceded in four outings beforehand. Michel Der Zakarian still has a lot of work setting up the lines and this could be worrying ahead of the start.

Rennes have, on the other hand, struggled for goals through their pre-season but opened the scoresheet in their Super Cup clash against Paris Saint-Germain – still suffering a 2-1 loss in Shenzhen and now having to look for ways to bounce back at Stade de la Mosson.

The Red and Blacks have shocked many through the last season but still dropped to the mid-table, also seeing two draws in two head-to-head clashes against Marseille. We’ve been used to seeing them as a very tough nut to crack at this ground and we now hope for more of the same despite a disappointing run behind them.

We will thus stick our necks out for the visitors to snatch the spoils as the sides share the spoils in a Draw priced at 11/5 with Unibet, which seems the best approach to the fixture and more than just a lively longshot.

We should see goals and Rennes will have to find the net if they’re to do so, we feel. We’ll thus also back a Yes on Both teams to score at 19/20 with bet365, hoping to see defensive inconsistency on both ends proving costly.

Montpellier vs Rennes Betting Tips

Draw @ 11/5 with Unibet

Both teams to score Yes @ 19/20 with bet365

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    Montpellier vs Rennes Match Info Match date: 10th August 2019 Kick-Off: 7:00 pm Stadium: Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier Montpellier vs Rennes Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 20 Jan 2019 Rennes 0 – 0 Montpellier 25 Nov 2018 Montpellier 2 – 2 Rennes 19 May 2018 Rennes 1 – 1 Montpellier Matches played:…