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FC Lorient vs. Montpellier HSC 3/3/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

FC Lorient challenges Montpellier HSC on 3/3/2021 at 3:00PM

FC Lorient challenges Montpellier HSC in a regular season match. FC Lorient with a record of 7-5-15 this season comes into this game with a 1-4-8 record on the road. Montpellier HSC is 11-6-10 this season and is 6-1-7 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for FC Lorient and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Montpellier HSC won and now turns their attention to FC Lorient at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Montpellier HSC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Montpellier HSC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The FC Lorient Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Lorient

Jérémy Morel DF

As a shooter, Jérémy Morel had 6 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Jérémy Morel has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Jérémy Morel has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jérémy Morel has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jérémy Morel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jérémy Morel has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Laurent Abergel MF

As a shooter, Laurent Abergel had 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Laurent Abergel has 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Laurent Abergel has 21 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 FC Lorient teammates, Laurent Abergel had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Laurent Abergel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Laurent Abergel has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Yoane Wissa FW,MF

As a shooter, Yoane Wissa had 34 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Yoane Wissa has 13 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Yoane Wissa has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Yoane Wissa 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.

Yoane Wissa has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Yoane Wissa has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 59 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Julien Laporte DF

Julien Laporte has 5 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Julien Laporte has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Julien Laporte has 20 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 FC Lorient teammates, Julien Laporte had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Julien Laporte has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Julien Laporte has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Andrew Gravillon DF

As a shooter, Andrew Gravillon had 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Andrew Gravillon has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Andrew Gravillon had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Andrew Gravillon has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andrew Gravillon has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andrew Gravillon has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Quentin Boisgard FW,MF

Quentin Boisgard has 22 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Quentin Boisgard has 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Quentin Boisgard has 13 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Quentin Boisgard has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Quentin Boisgard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Quentin Boisgard has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Vincent Le Goff DF

As a shooter, Vincent Le Goff had 4 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Vincent Le Goff has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Vincent Le Goff has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Vincent Le Goff has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Vincent Le Goff has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vincent Le Goff has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Terem Moffi FW

As a shooter, Terem Moffi had 30 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Terem Moffi has 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Terem Moffi had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Lorient teammates, Terem Moffi had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Terem Moffi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Terem Moffi has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

The Montpellier HSC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Montpellier HSC

Daniel Congré DF

As a shooter, Daniel Congré had 12 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daniel Congré had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Daniel Congré has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Daniel Congré has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Daniel Congré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Congré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Gaëtan Laborde FW,MF

As a shooter, Gaëtan Laborde had 69 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Gaëtan Laborde has 31 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Gaëtan Laborde had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Gaëtan Laborde had 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.

Gaëtan Laborde has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gaëtan Laborde has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 44 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jordan Ferri MF

As a shooter, Jordan Ferri had 4 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Jordan Ferri has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Jordan Ferri had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Jordan Ferri had 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. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florent Mollet MF

As a shooter, Florent Mollet had 38 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Florent Mollet had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Florent Mollet had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Florent Mollet has 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Florent Mollet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florent Mollet has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Andy Delort FW

Andy Delort has 60 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andy Delort had 23 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Andy Delort had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Andy Delort 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.

Andy Delort has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andy Delort has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 32 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Mihailo Ristić DF

Mihailo Ristić has 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Mihailo Ristić has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Mihailo Ristić had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Mihailo Ristić has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mihailo Ristić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mihailo Ristić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Téji Savanier MF

As a shooter, Téji Savanier had 39 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Téji Savanier has 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Téji Savanier has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Téji Savanier has 5 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 2 Yellow Cards this season. Téji Savanier has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 40 fouls this season. He has drawn 50 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Pedro Mendes DF

Pedro Mendes has 8 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Pedro Mendes has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Pedro Mendes has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Pedro Mendes had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pedro Mendes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pedro Mendes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

FC Lorient Team Stats

The FC Lorient Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Lorient was able to score 0.48 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Lorient was able to score 2 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Lorient was able to score on 0.28 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, FC Lorient attempts 3.3 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. 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. FC Lorient attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

FC Lorient Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Lorient was able to hold opponents to -4.3 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.07 shots were saved by FC Lorient goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

FC Lorient goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 7500.0% of the time. 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, 3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for FC Lorient. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







FC Lorient Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, FC Lorient had 1.41 crosses of the ball on the pitch. FC Lorient is in the top 52 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. FC Lorient has successfully intercepted 9.07 passes per 90 minutes of action. FC Lorient is in the top 90 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Lorient commits 0.0 fouls. This puts FC Lorient in the top 22 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. FC Lorient drew 13.7 fouls per 90 minutes of action. FC Lorient is in the top 30 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. FC Lorient had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.74 times per 90 minutes of action. FC Lorient is in the top 32 percentile in offside calls against them.

Montpellier HSC Team Stats

The Montpellier HSC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Montpellier HSC scored 1.11 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier HSC was able to score 6 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Montpellier HSC converted on 0.33 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Montpellier HSC attempted 4.63 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Montpellier HSC is able to get 36.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Montpellier HSC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier HSC was able to hold opponents to -4.34 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Montpellier HSC goalkeepers fended off 0.06 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Montpellier HSC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 8300.0% 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, 4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Montpellier HSC. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Montpellier HSC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Montpellier HSC had 1.11 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Montpellier HSC in the top 88 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC has successfully intercepted 12.63 passes per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier HSC is in the top 35 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Montpellier HSC commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Montpellier HSC in the top 22 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC drew 13.26 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier HSC is in the top 50 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.07 times per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier HSC is in the top 40 percentile in offside calls against them.

FC Lorient vs. Montpellier HSC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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