2021 LNH Division 1 Predictions: Teams to Challenge Paris Saint Germain


Posted: October 27, 2020

Updated: October 27, 2020

  • HBC Nantes are favourites to end PSG HB’s LNH Division 1 dominance
  • Montpellier seek to strengthen their most league titles record

France’s LNH Division is once again underway with yet another season of top European handball. Currently our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions have named the potential clubs that could end PSG’s reign. This includes HBC Nantes, Montpellier, USAM Nîmes and Saint-Raphaël. 

The 2020/2021 LNH Division 1 season began on 23 September 2020 and is set to conclude in May 2021. Once again, league heavyweights, Paris Saint Germain are likely to record yet another consecutive title win. However, according to our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions and Unibet Sportsbook, the following teams could stand in their way:

  • HBC Nantes 1.55
  • Montpellier 3.00
  • USAM Nîmes 9.00
  • Saint-Raphaël 21.00

Our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions label HBC Nantes as top title contenders

HBC Nantes are among the teams likely to challenge league heavyweights PSG handball for the 2021 LNH Division 1 title. Last season, on our 2019/2020 LNH Division 1 betting predictions, the club was also in a similar position.

Unfortunately, after a tough battle fought, HBC Nantes had to settle for a second-place behind PSG Handball. However, according to our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions, they stand a good chance to challenge PSG HB for victory.

Fortunately, with odds at 1.55, they pose as a safe bet on Unibet Sportsbook. Additionally, HBC Nantes will also start the season off with a strong lineup including Valero Rivera and Dragan Pechmalbec. The duo was among the 2019/2020 league’s top scorers and best goalkeepers respectively.

2021 LNH Division 1 predictions

Montpellier look to relive golden years in the LNH Division 1

According to our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions, HBC Nantes are also among the top hopefuls for this season’s victory. Consequently, with Unibet Sportsbook odds at 3.00, they’ll be among the teams to end PSG HB’s winning streak.

According to the online sportsbook news in France, Montpellier is the most successful club with 14 LNH Division 1 title. However, they last claimed league victory in 2012. Despite an impressive trophy cabinet, a win this season will be absolutely crucial if they’re to remain relevant.

As a result, their captain Valentin Porte (right back) will be under pressure to lead the club to a 15th title.

USAM Nîmes look to end trophyless run

This season, USAM Nîmes will be under pressure to return to winning ways after last claiming a league victory in 1993. Additionally, our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions have labelled them among the teams likely to end PSG HB’s league dominance.

Last season, USAM Nîmes recorded a respectable league performance recording a third-place finish. In addition to securing a podium finish, six USAM Nîmes players were also nominated for the Team of the Championship.

One of the players includes Mohammad Sanad who was named the 2019/2020 LNH Division 1 Best Right Wing. Fortunately, Sanad starts for USAM Nîmes this season and could be crucial is the club’s hunt for a league victory. Currently, USAM Nîmes winning chances stand at 9.00 on Unibet Sportsbook.

Saint-Raphaël look to record first LNH Division 1 victory

According to 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions and preview, Saint-Raphaël completes our list of hopefuls to claim this season’s victory. This season, the promising Unibet Sportsbook hopefuls will once again be under pressure to secure their fist LNH Division 1 victory.

Currently, their chances of achieving this on the online sportsbook sites in France stand at 21.00. Despite recording a mere eighth place last season, several of their players were among the season’s top performers.

In particular, Raphaël Caucheteux who was named the 2020 League’s Top Scorer and received a Best left Wing nomination. Fortunately, Caucheteux starts for the club this season and could push Saint-Raphaël to their first league victory.

For information on the bookmaker featured on our 2021 LNH Division 1 predictions, be sure to read about Unibet Sportsbook.

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