Monaco – Nice SOCCER PICKS
AS Monaco and Nice meet at Stade Louis II., In a match for the 17 th round of League 1. The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, who won 3 in the last 5 matches. tied 1 and lost 1. But the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, on 01-16-2018, for League 1, the two teams tied by (2-2). A. Diakhaby (33 ‘) and R. Falcao (90’) scored the goals of the match, for AS Monaco, and M. Balotelli (47 ‘and 68’), for Nice. The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 17th and 7th of the league table, it is actually a match between the 20th ranked in home matches and the 2nd as a visitor.
After 3 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 13 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Amiens SC by (0-2), after in the previous match they have lost (1-2) at home, against Montpellier. Interestingly, this is a team that has had more positive results outside of its stadium, since it has won 10 points in away matches and only 3 at its stadium. In the last 8 home league matches AS Monaco has a record of 3 wins and 5 losses, so they have won 3 points out of 24 possible.
For this competition, he does not win in his stadium 8 games ago. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-1 (3 out of 8 matches). Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 16 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 9 times and never got the comeback.
Monaco enter this game motivated after a triumph, by 0-2, in the displacement to Amiens field: the two goals were scored by Falcao. Despite this victory, we note that the locals are going through a very negative moment in home games, as they have not yet won any games in that condition. Coach Thierry Henry usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the side runners. The Monaco is a team that likes to play in their own midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise their opponents through the counterattack. On an individual level we highlight Falcao, a player who has scored 7 goals in the French championship. For this game the coach can not count on Grandsir, Mboula, Barreca, Glik, Touré, Sidibe, Jovetic, Adama Traoré, Subasic, Rony Lopes and Pellegri, all with physical problems.
After 7 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses, the away team is currently in the 7 th position of the league, with 25 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Guingamp, by (0-0). In the last match, they tied in an home match against Angers, by (0-0). Interestingly, this is a team that has conquered more positive results outside its stadium, as it has won 15 points in away matches and only 10 in its stadium. In the last 8 away league matches Nice has a record of 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, so they have won 15 points out of 24 possible.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 5 away matches. In their home matches there are a few frequent results: at half-time 0-0 (5 out of 8 matches) and at the end of the match 0-1 (3 out of 8 matches). In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 16 matches in this tournament, they have conceded the first goal 7 times and have only won 1 result.
The Nice enters this day after a draw at home against Angers, by 0-0, adding in this way the sixth game followed without losing in this competition. It is important to underline that visitors have the second best record in away games, as they won 15 points in 8 games. The outside club may play in a tactical system in 3-5-2, but must adopt a more defensive stance, taking into account that it plays against an adversary of great individual quality. Allan Saint-Maximin is the best marker of Nice, with 3 goals scored. Coach Patrick Vieira can not count on the injured Maolida and Racine Coly.