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Europa League: Marseille vs Brighton – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Europa League round 2 match between Marseille and Brighton and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Brighton continue their Group B campaign in the Europa League with a trip to the Stade Orange Velodrome to face Marseille.

Marseille are number 2 in the table by one point after one match. Brighton rank as number 4 with zero points after one match played.


Team form: Marseille vs Brighton

Marseille Form

A draw was the best Marseille could muster in their previous three games. They claimed a 3-3 draw against Ajax, before getting trounced 4-0 against PSG. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Monaco ran out 3-2 winners.

Brighton Form

Brighton experienced mixed results in their last three matches, with only one victory. They managed to secure a 3-1 win against Bournemouth but faced disappointment in subsequent matches, suffering a 1-0 defeat against Chelsea and a heavy 6-1 loss against Aston Villa.

Betting stats and facts for Marseille and Brighton

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Marseille and Brighton played across all competitions.

  • Marseille have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 9 Marseille home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Marseille have not lost the last 5 matches in a row
  • In 5 of the last 7 matches Marseille played, both teams scored
  • Marseille have drawn the last 3 matches in a row
  • Brighton have scored in the last 29 matches in a row
  • Brighton have scored in the last 23 away matches in a row
  • In 13 of the last 14 matches Brighton played, both teams scored
  • In the last 6 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 10 Brighton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

In-form players: Marseille vs Brighton

For a striker in fine form, one needs to look no further than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Marseille forward recently showcased his precision by hitting the target twice in the Europa League. Similarly, Joao Pedro from Brighton is also making waves, having scored two goals in his last appearance in the same tournament. Undoubtedly, both are eager to continue their goal-scoring exploits and add to their tally once again.

Full-time result

Stade Orange Velodrome witnessed Marseille winning six times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing one and losing three as well. Brighton claimed four wins, zero draws, and six defeats in their last 10 games away.

Both teams to score

Of the previous 10 outings, Marseille scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in four of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Marseille scored an average of 1.4 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Brighton. They performed an average of 2.2 goals in these. Brighton conceded a goal in their last 11 matches.

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Marseille and Brighton. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.

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