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Europa League – Marseille vs Lazio: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Europa League match between Marseille and Lazio and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Both Marseille and Lazio have been scrambling around in the Europa League this campaign. The Olympians have just managed to get three points in Group E with three draws along the way. In the meanwhile, Biancocelesti are relatively better than their opponents with four points. Marseille have been holding on to the Champions League spot at the moment in Ligue 1, and hope to keep it that way by the end of the season. Lazio might have to buckle up from this point of time as they stand sixth in Serie A. Tonight, we will see a close battle for important points on this European stage, as both teams have the desire to qualify to the next round.

Season facts for Marseille and Lazio.

Facts are calculated for Europa League

  • Marseille did not win the last 11 matches in a row;
  • Marseille unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Marseille did not win the last 5 matches in a row at home;
  • Marseille has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home.
  • Lazio has lost the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Lazio has lost in the last 8 of 9 matches when playing away;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Lazio’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Lazio’s last 5 matches in the row.

Lineup Marseille vs Lazio

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Current form — Marseille v. Lazio

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Marseille can build on recent win

The mood around Marseille is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. Marseille look solid right now with no defeats in 3 matches, which started by drawing 0-0 against PSG. They followed that up by sharing the spoils with Nice in a 1-1 encounter, before downing Clermont Foot in a 1-0 encounter.

Lazio looking for more

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Lazio, who have performed more or less according to expectations. The White and Sky Blues have unequal results in their last three fixtures. An away defeat at Verona by 4-1 followed by a home win against Fiorentina by 1-0. And a 2-2 draw against Atalanta on the enemy field.

Marseille v. Lazio — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Lazio usually come out on the top

Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit. The last time Marseille played Lazio at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, the pair split the points in a 0-0 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand. The bookmakers naturally have prices available on the upcoming encounter. Another draw will payout at 3.50, whereas a win for Marseille pays out at 2.25. The best prize for a win for Lazio returns you odds 3.25. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 5 matches between Marseille and Lazio. Both teams found the back of the net 3 times in those 5 matches. Lazio tend to have the upper hand against Marseille, grabbing all 3 points 4 times in 5 matches in the Europa League.

Full Time Betting

At the time of writing, we were able to look up following odds with the bookmakers on this encounter. A win for Marseille pays out at 2.25, the best prize for a draw is 3.50, whereas an away win for Lazio returns you odds 3.25. Marseille won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Lazio lost 8 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

BTTS 1.65 vs 2.20 The last 10 home league games for Marseille averaged 3 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Lazio, the average total goals were 2.9 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

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Over/Under Betting

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 56%. This equals odds of 1.80 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.90. The last 10 home league games of Marseille had an average of 3 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 7 went over 2.5 goals. Lazio’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.9 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of Lazio’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

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