Lorient vs Monaco Betting Tip Away Win – 13th August 2021

Monaco can secure the away win at Lorient on Friday night

Yoane Wissa / Lorient ©IMAGO / PanoramiC 05/08/2021

France Lorient vs Monaco France
13th August 2000hrs
Football – France – Ligue 1
Pick Draw
Bookmaker William Hill
Odds: 62/25 odds taken 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021

The second round of action in the new Ligue 1 season gets underway on Friday night.

Both Lorient and Monaco will be looking to pick up their first success of the new campaign after they both drew their openers.

The bookmakers have Lorient the massive underdogs for football betting, can they cause an upset?

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Lorient Preview – Can the home side spring a surprise?

Lorient conceded five goals in a home defeat against Monaco in last season’s League 1 campaign.

But they did redeem themselves with a 2-2 draw away from home in the second meeting.

However, Lorient they have not beaten Monaco in any of their last six meetings with them.

It has been a D1 L5 record by Lorient against Monaco in that sequence

In the match outright for Ligue 1 football betting, Lorient are the 7/2 underdogs for the win* (odds recorded 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021).

Last weekend Lorient played out a 1-1 draw at Saint-Etienne to start their campaign.

In last seasons’ top-flight campaign, Lorient finished fifth-from bottom, just two points outside of the bottom three.

Our betting prediction:
Draw/Monaco HT/FT

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* (odds recorded 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021)


In that campaign, they posted a W10 D2 L7 home record and there was a clear picture painted in all of that.

All but one of the losses were against teams who finished in the top-eight.

All of the victories that Lorient posted at home happened against teams who finished 10th or lower.

So that hints that they are going to struggle to get a result out of this.

Lorient did score in six of their home games against the top nine.

A Both Teams To Score option is at 4/5 on Friday night* (odds recorded 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021).


Monaco Preview – Will Monaco land the road win?

Monaco will probably have been a little frustrated at missing out on a victory last weekend

They were hosting Nantes and threw away an early lead to end up sharing the points.

In the match tonight for football betting, Monaco are a quote of 8/11 odds-on for the win on Friday* (odds recorded 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021).

Going back to the recent head to head between the two clubs, Monaco have scored consistently well against Lorient.

In all but one of their last seven meetings in all competitions with Lorient, Monaco have scored at least two goals.

They are also undefeated in their last five visits to Lorient.

In that sequence, it has been a good return of W3 D2 from Monaco, each of the wins coinciding with a clean sheet.

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Monaco claimed a third place finish in last season’s Ligue 1. They didn’t have quite enough to reel in Lille and PSG.

They ended last season by winning four of their final five road games (D1).

Overall in last season’s campaign, Monaco earned a superb W12 D1 L6 road record.

Four of those defeats happened against teams who ended the season in the top five with them.

Monaco averaged 1.7 goals per away game this season.

Things didn’t quite work out for them last weekend, but a victory on Friday looks to be well within the realms of probability.


Lorient vs Monaco Betting Advice

We are leaning towards the away win in football betting here at a quote of 8/11 for Monaco* (odds recorded 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021).

The head to head suggests that is the way to go.

Monaco will probably be that much sharper for having gotten their first match of the season out of the way.


Key Facts – Lorient vs Monaco Betting Tip

  • Lorient are winless in five home games against Monaco (D2 L3)
  • Lorient have conceded at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 7 against Monaco
  • Monaco finished third in last season’s Ligue 1


The visitors have the extra scoring threat that Lorient can produce, so look the best option.

But we think that Lorient may have enough to hang in there until the halftime break.

So our big football betting pick is the Draw/Monaco HT/FT option at 7/2* (odds recorded 18:27 GMT on August 11th, 2021).


The best betting odds for Lorient vs Monaco

Lorient to win: 7/2 at Bet365
Draw: 14/5 at Bet365
Monaco to win: 8/11 at Bet365