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Ligue 1: Clermont Foot vs Marseille – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 game between Clermont Foot and Marseille who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Mid-placed Marseille travel to Stade Gabriel Montpied to face struggling Clermont Foot in a round 24 game, which kicks-off this coming Saturday. The home side could do with a win to ease their trouble at the wrong end of the table.


Form: Clermont Foot vs Marseille

Clermont Foot Form

Clermont Foot failed to win any of their last three matches, though they gained a point against Brest in a 1-1 draw, before coming up short against Rennes in a 3-1 defeat. Most recently, they settled for a 0-0 draw against Nice. Clermont Foot claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Ligue 1, which also saw them drawing three and losing two matches, in which they scored four and conceded eight goals.

Marseille Form

Marseille won twice in their last three matches, but began by losing 1-0 against Brest, before beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1. Another win followed, this time by 4-1 against Montpellier. Marseille claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Ligue 1. They also drew two and were defeated three times, as they were outscored by seven goals to six.

Betting stats for Clermont Foot and Marseille

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Clermont Foot and Marseille. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • In 15 of the last 17 Clermont Foot matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 14 of the last 16 Clermont Foot home matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Clermont Foot have not won 12 of the last 13 home matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 matches Clermont Foot played, both teams scored
  • Clermont Foot have not won 10 of the last 11 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • Marseille have conceded in the last 14 away matches in a row in the Ligue 1
  • Marseille have conceded in 19 of the last 21 away matches
  • Marseille have not won 12 of the last 13 away matches in the Ligue 1
  • In 12 of the last 14 Marseille matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Marseille have not lost 13 of the last 15 matches

Players on top: Clermont Foot vs Marseille

With two goals in six matches Shamar Nicholson has been a regular feature on the scoresheet in recent matches, making him a tempting betting prospect, when going up against Marseille and their defence. The visitors hope Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang adds another to his current tally of three goals in his latest matches.

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Full-time result

Clermont Foot claimed a measly one home win in 10 most recent games at Stade Gabriel Montpied. However, they did draw five whilst losing four. Marseille won two of their last 10 away games, with four draws and four defeats as well. Amazingly, Marseille failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 9 matches. Marseille have not lost to Clermont Foot in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Clermont Foot scored the first goal of the match in just two out of the last ten games at home. Marseille scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Clermont Foot managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Marseille kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 matches. Marseille have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Clermont Foot when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Clermont Foot’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Marseille, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches. Marseille conceded a goal in their last 9 matches.

Recommended tip: Clermont Foot vs Marseille

To summarize, the upcoming Ligue 1 clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Clermont Foot vs Marseille mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

Clermont Foot vs Marseille: Who wins the game?