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Lens is hopeful they can maintain the great momentum in Ligue 1 that has earned them the second spot on the table. They come to this game with back to back victories while the hosts have 1D and 1L in the last two games. Find out more about this game in this Ligue 1 preview and predictions by Football Whispers.

Montpellier vs Lens: Our Best Picks

Montpellier has bagged three points against Lens away from home last season but lost at home in the reverse fixture. The hosts haven't defeated Lens in their last four home matches against the visitors. And with Lens looking to extend their lead in the second spot, here are our best three Ligue 1 predictions for Montpellier vs Lens:

Note: Odds from Netbet are subject to change.

Away victory

We are backing Lens to win this game. The visitors have won in four of their last five tips to Montpellier. Moreover, given that Lens are in hot form right now, we don’t think they will lose this game. Our pick is a narrow victory for the visitors.

BTTS

We think these teams will score against each other on matchday. Looking at stats in previous meetings, the hosts only failed to score in one of their last six home matches against Lens. Moreover, they have also scored in 8/9 games played so far.

Over 2.5

The third pick for the big game is over 2.5 goals at full-time. The visitors will bag a narrow win and since we have bagged both teams to find the net, it is only sensible to bet on more than two goals at full-time.

Montpellier vs Lens: Top Bookmakers with the Best Match Odds

In the tables below, we have summarized the latest team stats, H2H and bookies with the best odds.

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Montpellier odds
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odds Lens
October 17, 2021
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Montpellier vs Lens

flash Head to Head

17/10/21
LI1
Montpellier odds
odds
Montpellier
1 - 0
odds Lens
odds
Lens
30/01/21
LI1
Montpellier odds
odds
Montpellier
1 - 2
odds Lens
odds
Lens
12/12/20
LI1
Lens odds
odds
Lens
2 - 3
odds Montpellier
odds
Montpellier
10/05/15
LI1
Lens odds
odds
Lens
0 - 1
odds Montpellier
odds
Montpellier
13/12/14
LI1
Montpellier odds
odds
Montpellier
3 - 3
odds Lens
odds
Lens

Montpellier

Last 5

01/12/21
LI1
Metz odds
odds
Metz
1 - 3
odds Montpellier
odds
Montpellier
28/11/21
LI1
Montpellier odds
odds
Montpellier
0 - 1
odds Lyon
odds
Lyon
20/11/21
LI1
Rennes odds
odds
Rennes
2 - 0
odds Montpellier
odds
Montpellier
07/11/21
LI1
Nice odds
odds
Nice
0 - 1
odds Montpellier
odds
Montpellier
31/10/21
LI1
Montpellier odds
odds
Montpellier
2 - 0
odds Nantes
odds
Nantes

Lens

Last 5

01/12/21
LI1
odds Clermont Foot
odds
Clermont Foot
2 - 2
odds Lens
odds
Lens
26/11/21
LI1
odds Lens
odds
Lens
2 - 2
odds Angers
odds
Angers
21/11/21
LI1
odds Brest
odds
Brest
4 - 0
odds Lens
odds
Lens
05/11/21
LI1
odds Lens
odds
Lens
4 - 0
odds Troyes
odds
Troyes
30/10/21
LI1
odds Lyon
odds
Lyon
2 - 1
odds Lens
odds
Lens

Match Preview: Can Lens Keep their Momentum?

Lens is a team in great shape and form right now. The visitors sit 2nd on the Ligue 1 table and will look to strengthen their place in this trip to Montpellier. Both teams have scored 16 goals but when you look at goals conceded, 14th placed Montpellier has leaked 16 goals, six more than Lens. Moreover, Lens is yet to lose a match away from home having recorded 3W and 1L so far. On the other hand, Montpellier has 2W, 2D and 1L at home. These stats point toward a tough duel expected at Stade de la Mosson on Sunday 17th October 2021.  Interestingly, these teams bagged a win against each other on the road last season. Notably, Montpellier has no home victories in the last five encounters with Lens.

FAQs about Montpellier vs Lens Fixture

Montpellier vs Lens

Where will the game take place?

Montpellier will host Lens at Stade de la Mosson.

Which referee will be in charge?

Florent Batta

What is the kick-off time for Montpellier vs Lens?

The game will start at 18:00 GMT +3

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