Ajaccio vs Monaco Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 19/03/2023

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19/03/23 - 12:00

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AC Ajaccio - Monaco

France Ligue 1 - Stade Francois Coty

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Ajaccio vs Monaco Best Predictions and Top Odds

Monaco will be the favorite against one of the relegation candidates, but they will also be weary about their chances since failing to win a league match in their last three games.

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Under 2.5 Goals

Ajaccio had three out of the last five matches with more than three goals scored, but the last two games ended in the other direction. Those matches that went over the line were defeats without Ajaccio scoring a goal which has been their problem for most of the season. The home team's record for over/under matches is 13 games with at least three goals scored with 14 matches going differently. Monaco had 16 ‘over' games compared to eleven with fewer than three goals in the back of the net. Monaco had four out of the last five matches with over 2.5 goals, and regarding this team's h2h record, three out of the last five matches went over the line, and the first game of the current season ended with a 7-1 destruction of Ajaccio by the Monaco outfit. However, this Ajaccio vs Monaco prediction will count on the home team taking a defensive approach with efforts to subdue their opponent's superior talent.

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Monaco to Win

Despite their struggles in getting wins to complement their chances of advancing to the Champions League placement inside the Ligue 1 rankings, the guest team will be the favorite in this Ajaccio vs Monaco tie because of their higher quality, especially when it comes to scoring goals. They won the first match of the season by a 7-1 scoreline and came out victorious in four previous meetings against Ajaccio. The last time that Ajaccio tasted victory against Monaco was in 2006. This season Monaco has earned 15 wins compared to only six by their opponent in this weekend's fixture.

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Statistics with Latest Market Odds for Ajaccio vs Monaco prediction

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

15/01/23

France Ligue 1 LI1

Monaco

Monaco

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

7

1

06/01/17

France Cup France

Monaco

Monaco

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

2

1

Last Five - AC Ajaccio

24/02/24

France Ligue 2 LI2

Amiens

Amiens

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

0

0

D

17/02/24

France Ligue 2 LI2

Laval

Laval

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

1

1

D

10/02/24

France Ligue 2 LI2

Guingamp

Guingamp

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

0

3

W

05/02/24

France Ligue 2 LI2

SC Bastia

SC Bastia

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

1

0

L

27/01/24

France Ligue 2 LI2

Concarneau

Concarneau

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio

0

1

W

Last Five - Monaco

25/02/24

France Ligue 1 LI1

Lens

Lens

Monaco

Monaco

2

3

W

18/02/24

France Ligue 1 LI1

Toulouse

Toulouse

Monaco

Monaco

2

1

L

11/02/24

France Ligue 1 LI1

Nice

Nice

Monaco

Monaco

2

3

W

08/02/24

France Cup France

Rouen

Rouen

Monaco

Monaco

1 (6)

1 (5)

L

04/02/24

France Ligue 1 LI1

Le Havre

Le Havre

Monaco

Monaco

1

1

D

Here is the way the bookmakers have set the odds:

Ajaccio odds: 9/2 (5.50) – 18.2%

Draw odds: 13/5 (3.50) – 28.6%

Monaco odds: 4/6 (1.67) – 60%

Ajaccio vs Monaco odds suggest that the visiting team has the role of a favorite, and the probability of their win seems high enough for bettors to make their picks. However, if you are not happy with the way the odds have been presented, you can check other options on our football betting tips today page. Here are some of the suggestions: Breel Embolo scoring Anytime will award you with odds of 9/2 (5.50) – 18.2%. An early goal between 1-15 minutes is valued at 3/1 (3.00) – 33.3%.

Team News, Preview, and Ajaccio vs Monaco Lineups

Ajaccio

There is no time to waste for Ajaccio who is running out of time, slowly, but surely to avoid relegation. With only one win out of the last five games they played and four defeats in that space, Ajaccio is looking like one of the likeliest candidates to end up in Ligue 2 next season. There are some injury problems for the hosts: Romain Hamouma, Vincent Marchetti, Thomas Mangani, and Youssouf Kone are out with health concerns.

Provisional lineup: Leroy, Diallo, Avinel, Vidal, Youssouf, Belaili, Coutadeur, Barreto, Bayala, Djitte, El Idrissy.

Monaco

After registering win after win, Monaco came crashing back to earth after being knocked-out of the Europa League by Bayer Leverkusen. Since then, they have lost two, and drawn one league match and now are lying fourth in the league standings trailing Lens by three points in a battle for the final Champions League spot for next season. Monaco has Gelson Martins and Kevin Volland out with injuries.

Provisional lineup: Nubel, Henrique, Sarr, Disasi, Aguilar, Golovin, Matazo, Fofana, Diatta, Ben Yedder, Embolo.

Starting lineups

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

AC Ajaccio

AC Ajaccio
4-4-2
1
Benjamin Leroy
fr
20
Mohamed Youssouf
km
25
Oumar Gonzalez
cm
15
Clement Vidal
fr
3
Ismael Diallo
ci
14
Cyrille Bayala
bf
4
Mickael Barreto
fr
6
Mathieu Coutadeur
fr
10
Mohamed Youcef Belaili
dz
7
Mounaim El Idrissy
fr
34
Moussa Soumano
fr
Substitutes
27
Kevin Spadanuda
ch
21
Cedric Avinel
gp
29
Florian Chabrolle
fr
28
Moussa Djitte
sn
77
Fernand Mayembo
fr
5
Riad Nouri
fr
24
Ruan Levine Camara Vitor
br
2
Mickael Alphonse
gp
16
Francois-Joseph Sollacaro
fr

Monaco

Monaco
4-4-2
16
Alexander Nubel
de
26
Ruben Aguilar
fr
6
Axel Disasi
fr
3
Guillermo Maripan
cl
12
Caio Henrique
br
2
Vanderson
br
19
Youssouf Fofana
fr
4
Mohamed Camara
ml
44
Ben Seghir
fr
36
Breel Embolo
ch
10
Wissam Ben Yedder
fr
Substitutes
21
Maghnes Akliouche
fr
99
Yllan Okou
fr
15
Eliot Matazo
be
18
Takumi Minamino
jp
27
Krepin Diatta
sn
9
Myron Boadu
nl
23
Malang Sarr
fr
30
Thomas Didillon
fr
42
Edan Diop
fr

Player to Watch: Wissam Ben Yedder

The highly-rated striker has been on fire this season for Monaco scoring 16 goals and assisting four times. Wissam Ben Yedder has been the mainstay in Monaco's lineup during 23 league appearances scoring plenty of winners and making sure that his team has a chance of advancing to the Champions League.

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FAQs about Ajaccio vs Monaco prediction

  • What is the match timetable? – 12:00 BST, 13:00 CET
  • Who leads the scoring for Ajaccio? – Youcef Belaili scored 6 goals
  • Where can you watch the match? – British viewers can tune into BT Sport 2 to watch the game. The game will also be live on Amazon Prime for British viewers.
  • What is the seating capacity of the match venue? Stade Francois Coty has a seating capacity of 10, 660.
  • Who will be the referee in charge of the French Ligue 1 clash between Ajaccio and AS Monaco? Jeremy Stinant will be the referee in charge of the encounter when Ajaccio hosts AS Monaco on Sunday, 19th March 2023. The referee averages 3.9 yellow cards in 74 Ligue 1 matches, during which he has also issued 16 red cards and awarded 26 penalties.
  • How did Monaco perform against Ajaccion in the last five away games? Monaco recorded WWLLW in their most recent five away games against Ajaccio.
  • How many goals have each of the teams scored ahead of this round 27 meeting? AC Ajaccio has scored 20 goals and conceded 48 times in 27 Ligue games ahead of this encounter with Monaco. On the other hand, Monaco has scored 55 and leaked 37 goals in as many Ligue 1 matches.

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