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Brest vs. Montpellier 4/3/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Brest takes on Montpellier on 4/3/2022 at 09:00 AM.

Montpellier challenges Brest in a Ligue 1 match. Brest with a record of 9-8-12 this season comes into this game with a 4-5-6 record on the road. Montpellier is 12-5-12 this season and is 7-3-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Brest and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Montpellier after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Brest.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Montpellier and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Montpellier won and now turns their attention to Brest at home in friendly territory.

The Brest Roster

The Players to Watch for the Brest

Franck Honorat MF,FW



As a scorer, Franck Honorat had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Franck Honorat has 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Franck Honorat has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Franck Honorat has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jean-Kevin Duverne DF



As a scorer, Jean-Kevin Duverne had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jean-Kevin Duverne has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jean-Kevin Duverne has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jean-Kevin Duverne has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel DF



As a scorer, Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel has 0 Red Cards this season.

Brendan Chardonnet DF



Brendan Chardonnet has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brest teammates, Brendan Chardonnet had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Brendan Chardonnet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Brendan Chardonnet has 0 Red Cards this season.

Romain Faivre MF



Romain Faivre has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brest teammates, Romain Faivre had 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Romain Faivre has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Romain Faivre has 5 Red Cards this season.

The Montpellier Roster

The Players to Watch for the Montpellier

Joris Chotard MF



Joris Chotard has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Joris Chotard has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joris Chotard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joris Chotard has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jordan Ferri MF



Jordan Ferri has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jordan Ferri has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordan Ferri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Ferri has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nicolas Cozza DF



Nicolas Cozza has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Nicolas Cozza had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicolas Cozza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolas Cozza has 0 Red Cards this season.

Florent Mollet FW,MF



Florent Mollet has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Florent Mollet has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Florent Mollet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florent Mollet has 0 Red Cards this season.

Téji Savanier MF



As a scorer, Téji Savanier had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Téji Savanier has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Téji Savanier has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Téji Savanier has 2 Red Cards this season.

Brest Team Stats

The Brest Offensive Stats and Metrics

Brest scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brest was able to score 0.79 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brest was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Brest attempted 3.45 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Brest attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Brest Defensive Stats and Metrics

Brest gave up 1.38 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Brest plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Brest goalkeepers fended off 4.41 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 68.0% of shots on target were saved by Brest goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 17.2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Brest. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.



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Brest Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Brest had 12.59 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Brest in the top 76 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Brest has successfully intercepted 17.97 passes per 90 minutes of action. Brest is in the top 3 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brest commits 12.48 fouls. This puts Brest in the top 40 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brest drew 11.69 fouls. Brest is in the top 63 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Brest had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.07 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Brest in the top 2 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Montpellier Team Stats

The Montpellier Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score 1.41 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score 0.93 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score on 0.34 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Montpellier attempted 4.21 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Montpellier attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 36.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Montpellier Defensive Stats and Metrics

Montpellier gave up 1.31 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Montpellier goalkeepers fended off 5.24 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Montpellier goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 74.3% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 31.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Montpellier. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Montpellier Utility Stats

Montpellier tried 12.24 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier is in the top 77 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Montpellier had 16.17 interceptions. This puts Montpellier in the top 11 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Montpellier commits 11.76 fouls. This puts Montpellier in the top 26 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Montpellier drew 13.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier is in the top 31 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Montpellier had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.34 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier in the top 14 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Brest vs. Montpellier Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Brest 2 Montpellier 3

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