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Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. Montpellier HSC 12/5/2020 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Paris Saint-Germain FC visits Montpellier HSC on 12/5/2020 at 3:00PM

Montpellier HSC challenges Paris Saint-Germain FC in a regular season match. Paris Saint-Germain FC with a record of 8-1-3 this season comes into this game with a 4-0-2 record on the road. Montpellier HSC is 7-2-3 this season and is 4-0-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Paris Saint-Germain FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, Paris Saint-Germain FC came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Montpellier HSC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Montpellier HSC came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Paris Saint-Germain FC at their home pitch.

The Paris Saint-Germain FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Paris Saint-Germain FC

Mitchel Bakker DF

Mitchel Bakker has 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Mitchel Bakker was ranked #407 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mitchel Bakker had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #252 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Mitchel Bakker has 0 goals scored this season. Mitchel Bakker was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Mitchel Bakker has 2 assists this season. Mitchel Bakker was ranked #36 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Mitchel Bakker has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mitchel Bakker has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Ander Herrera MF

As a shooter, Ander Herrera had 11 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Ander Herrera was ranked #363 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ander Herrera had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Ander Herrera was ranked #101 in shots on goal this season.

Ander Herrera has 1 goals scored this season. Ander Herrera was ranked #125 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Paris Saint-Germain FC teammates, Ander Herrera had 1 assists this season. Ander Herrera was ranked #97 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Ander Herrera has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ander Herrera has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Pablo Sarabia FW,MF

As a shooter, Pablo Sarabia had 19 shots fired this season. Pablo Sarabia was ranked #310 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pablo Sarabia had 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Pablo Sarabia was ranked #13 in shots on goal this season.

Pablo Sarabia has 2 goals scored this season. Pablo Sarabia was ranked #67 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Paris Saint-Germain FC teammates, Pablo Sarabia had 4 assists this season. Pablo Sarabia was ranked #6 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Pablo Sarabia has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Pablo Sarabia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Colin Dagba DF,FW

As a shooter, Colin Dagba had 3 shots fired this season. Colin Dagba was ranked #177 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Colin Dagba has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Colin Dagba has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Colin Dagba was ranked #341 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Paris Saint-Germain FC teammates, Colin Dagba had 2 assists this season. Colin Dagba was ranked #36 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Colin Dagba has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Colin Dagba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Abdou Diallo DF

As a shooter, Abdou Diallo had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Abdou Diallo was ranked #407 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Abdou Diallo had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Abdou Diallo was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Abdou Diallo had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Abdou Diallo was ranked #341 in goals this season. Abdou Diallo has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Abdou Diallo was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Abdou Diallo has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Abdou Diallo has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Presnel Kimpembe DF

As a shooter, Presnel Kimpembe had 1 shots fired this season. Presnel Kimpembe was ranked #407 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Presnel Kimpembe had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Presnel Kimpembe was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Presnel Kimpembe had 0 goals this season. Presnel Kimpembe was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Presnel Kimpembe has 0 assists this season. Presnel Kimpembe was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Presnel Kimpembe has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Presnel Kimpembe has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Alessandro Florenzi DF,FW

Alessandro Florenzi has 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Alessandro Florenzi was ranked #6 in shots attempted this season. Alessandro Florenzi has 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #51 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

As a scorer, Alessandro Florenzi had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Alessandro Florenzi was ranked #67 in goals this season. Alessandro Florenzi has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Alessandro Florenzi was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Alessandro Florenzi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Alessandro Florenzi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Idrissa Gana Gueye MF

As a shooter, Idrissa Gana Gueye had 7 shots fired this season. Idrissa Gana Gueye was ranked #34 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Idrissa Gana Gueye had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #101 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Idrissa Gana Gueye has 1 goals scored this season. Idrissa Gana Gueye was ranked #125 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Idrissa Gana Gueye has 0 assists this season. Idrissa Gana Gueye was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Idrissa Gana Gueye has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Idrissa Gana Gueye has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 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 6 shots fired this season. Daniel Congré was ranked #58 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daniel Congré had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Daniel Congré was ranked #153 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Daniel Congré had 2 goals this season. Daniel Congré was ranked #67 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Daniel Congré has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Daniel Congré was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Daniel Congré has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Congré has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Jordan Ferri MF

Jordan Ferri has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Jordan Ferri was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season. Jordan Ferri has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Jordan Ferri was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season.

Jordan Ferri has 0 goals scored this season. Jordan Ferri was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Jordan Ferri had 0 assists this season. Jordan Ferri was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Jordan Ferri has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Ferri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Gaëtan Laborde FW,MF

As a shooter, Gaëtan Laborde had 34 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaëtan Laborde was ranked #143 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gaëtan Laborde had 14 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaëtan Laborde was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season.

Gaëtan Laborde has 3 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Gaëtan Laborde was ranked #35 in goals this season. Gaëtan Laborde has 5 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Gaëtan Laborde was ranked #2 in assists this season.

Gaëtan Laborde has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gaëtan Laborde has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Andy Delort FW

As a shooter, Andy Delort had 31 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Andy Delort was ranked #144 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andy Delort had 13 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Andy Delort was ranked #187 in shots on goal this season.

Andy Delort has 6 goals scored this season. Andy Delort was ranked #4 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Andy Delort had 4 assists this season. Andy Delort was ranked #6 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Andy Delort has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Andy Delort has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Stephy Mavididi FW,MF

Stephy Mavididi has 5 shots fired this season. Stephy Mavididi was ranked #91 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Stephy Mavididi has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #69 in shots on goal this season in Ligue 1.

Stephy Mavididi has 2 goals scored this season. Stephy Mavididi was ranked #67 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Stephy Mavididi has 0 assists this season. Stephy Mavididi was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Stephy Mavididi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Stephy Mavididi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Florent Mollet MF

Florent Mollet has 12 shots fired this season. Florent Mollet was ranked #352 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Florent Mollet had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Florent Mollet was ranked #69 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Florent Mollet had 2 goals this season. Florent Mollet was ranked #67 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Florent Mollet had 0 assists this season. Florent Mollet was ranked #330 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Florent Mollet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florent Mollet has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Junior Sambia DF

As a shooter, Junior Sambia had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Ligue 1, Junior Sambia was ranked #91 in shots attempted this season. Junior Sambia has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Junior Sambia was ranked #101 in shots on goal this season.

Junior Sambia has 0 goals scored this season. Junior Sambia was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier HSC teammates, Junior Sambia had 2 assists this season. Junior Sambia was ranked #36 in assists this season in Ligue 1 League.

Junior Sambia has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Junior Sambia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Joris Chotard MF

Joris Chotard has 2 shots fired this season. Joris Chotard was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season in Ligue 1. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joris Chotard had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Ligue 1, Joris Chotard was ranked #413 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Joris Chotard had 0 goals this season. Joris Chotard was ranked #341 in goals this season in Ligue 1. Joris Chotard has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Ligue 1, Joris Chotard was ranked #330 in assists this season.

Joris Chotard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joris Chotard has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Ligue 1 action.

Paris Saint-Germain FC Team Stats

The Paris Saint-Germain FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Paris Saint-Germain FC was able to score 2.17 goals. Paris Saint-Germain FC is ranked #1 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Paris Saint-Germain FC scored those goals off assists 77.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.67 assists. This puts Paris Saint-Germain FC in a league ranking of #1 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Paris Saint-Germain FC was able to score at a 0.34 rate on their shots on target. Is Paris Saint-Germain FC a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #5 in Ligue 1 in shooting percentage.

Paris Saint-Germain FC attempted 6.42 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #1 in Ligue 1 in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Paris Saint-Germain FC is able to get 40.5 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #1 in Ligue 1 in shots on target.

Paris Saint-Germain FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Paris Saint-Germain FC was able to hold opponents to 0.5 goals. This puts Paris Saint-Germain FC is ranked #2 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.67 shots were saved by Paris Saint-Germain FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Paris Saint-Germain FC is ranked #1 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Paris Saint-Germain FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 78.1% of the time. Paris Saint-Germain FC goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #4 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 58.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Paris Saint-Germain FC. Paris Saint-Germain FC is ranked #6 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Paris Saint-Germain FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Paris Saint-Germain FC had 2.42 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Paris Saint-Germain FC in the top 5 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Paris Saint-Germain FC had 14.67 interceptions. Paris Saint-Germain FC is in the top 15 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Paris Saint-Germain FC commits 0.17 fouls. This puts Paris Saint-Germain FC in the top 92 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Paris Saint-Germain FC drew 12.5 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Paris Saint-Germain FC is in the top 90 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Paris Saint-Germain FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.58 times per 90 minutes of action. Paris Saint-Germain FC is in the top 32 percentile in offside calls against them.

Montpellier HSC Team Stats

The Montpellier HSC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier HSC was able to score 1.58 goals. This puts Montpellier HSC in a ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier HSC was able to score 1.42 goals off assists. Montpellier HSC has a ranking of #2 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier HSC was able to score at a 0.36 rate on their shots on target. Montpellier HSC has a #2 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Montpellier HSC attempted 4.42 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #5 in Ligue 1 in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Montpellier HSC is able to get 37.3 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #5 in Ligue 1 in shots on target.

Montpellier HSC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Montpellier HSC gave up 0.92 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Montpellier HSC is #6 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.67 shots were saved by Montpellier HSC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Montpellier HSC in a ranking of #9 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Montpellier HSC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 77.3% of the time. This puts Montpellier HSC ranks #5 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 25.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Montpellier HSC. This puts Montpellier HSC at #14 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Montpellier HSC Utility Stats

Montpellier HSC tried 1.17 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier HSC in the top 80 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC has successfully intercepted 11.25 passes per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier HSC is in the top 50 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier HSC in the top 32 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC drew 13.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier HSC is in the top 45 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Montpellier HSC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.92 times per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier HSC is in the top 50 percentile in offside calls against them.

Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. Montpellier HSC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Paris Saint-Germain FC 2 Montpellier HSC 0

Moneyline Pick: Paris Saint-Germain FC -207 Pinnacle Sports