Nice missed the comeback in the French Cup game played in the last weekend and lost at home against Toulouse for 1-0. Sixth in Ligue 1 with nine points from the fourth place in the standings, Nice have target Coupe de la Ligue (League Cup) like one of the first goals of the year. Little lucky in the draw, they will find Monaco in the Côte d'Azur derby. The team of Leonardo Jardim, although second in the league, seems not to be able to fight for the title, with a delay of 9 points from the PSG leaders and in the last round of the French Cup won for 2-5 on the field of Molins Yzeure, bringing to five the total of his consecutive victories.
Match Preview & Team News
After the last 16 round won in December against Lille, Mario Balotelli and team-mates will play at home the match for a place in the semifinals. Radamel Falcao and his mates remember well that on 9 September, again at the Allianz Riviera, were beaten in the league for 4-0. In the last 4 head to head, the team that played at home has always won. The Nice has won 4 games in the last 5 played in front of the home crowd in alla competitions. In the last two head to head at Allianz Riviera, Nice scored a total of 8 goals with clean sheet. Monaco is back from 5 victories in a row bin all competitions.
Nice vs Monaco betting predictions:
Odds for the signs 1 and X are very high and we take advantage of that also taking a look to the last head to head, including the game of last September 9. We give more confidence to the home team thanks to the Double Chance 1X.
Both teams to score - 1.66
Double Chance 1X - 1.72
Nice to win - 3.40
*odds accurate as of 15.06 (8 jannuary) from bet365