Monaco 3/10 to beat Lille in Friday’s Ligue 1 matchup
Competition: Ligue 1
Market: Monaco to beat Lille
Odds: 3/10 @ Bet365
While PSG may be marching towards the Ligue 1 title this year, battles at both ends of the table remain remarkably tight and a single point could see a side jump up several places. On that note, defending champions Monaco will play host to relegation candidates Lille on Friday night.
For the hosts on Friday night, while Monaco will know that they have all but relinquished their Ligue 1 title, Leonardo Jardim side have enjoyed another respectable campaign. After 29 league matches this year, Monaco have won 19, drawn six and lost four, scoring 72 and conceding 31, Monaco boasts the second best-attacking statistics in the entire league. As for their recent form, Monaco have continued to impress since the turn of the New Year, winning their last two consecutive games, Monaco are now unbeaten in Ligue 1 in their last 14 appearances, a run stemming back to November 2017. Currently sat on 63 points after 29 games, while Monaco may sit 14 points adrift of PSG at the head of the table, they now remain 20 points above dropping out the top four.
As for the visitors, the former Ligue 1 powerhouses have drastically struggled this season and now appear to be one of the favorites to be relegated come the end of the year. After 29 matches this year, Lille have only managed to picked up seven wins, drawing 7 and losing the remaining 15, scoring 28 and conceding 46 in return, Lille’s goal difference of -18 sees them occupying 19th position in the Ligue 1 table. In an increasingly tight relegation battle, Lille recent form has shown no signs of improving without a win in their last seven matches, Lille have drawn four and lost three of those outings.
Bet: Monaco to beat Lille 3/10 @ Bet365>>