Since managers often rest first-team regulars in the Coupe de la Ligue games, checking team news is probably the best way to beat the bookies.
Clubs who struggle in the Ligue 1, on the other hand, always take Coupe de la Ligue matches very seriously as they want to make amends for the unsuccessful domestic campaign.
Bear in mind that home-field advantage is yet another important factor when it comes to placing Coupe de la Ligue bets.
Considering that reputable bookmakers offer nice odds on favourites in Coupe de la Ligue games, betting on the second most popular cup competition in France could prove to be a boost to your sportsbook account.
Popular Coupe de la Ligue betting tips
As underdogs always fight tooth and nail when facing elite division clubs in the Coupe de la Ligue, punters should avoid betting on favourites, except for star-studded PSG.
Regardless of which players are deployed in their starting line-up, les Parisiens are always considered favourites to win.
The big-money capital club aim to win everything, but bookies mainly offer low odds on the French giants.
Since top French clubs often head into Coupe de la Ligue games with severely-weakened squads, under 2.5 goals could prove to be a good betting option.