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Ligue 1: Lorient vs Marseille – Betting preview

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Marseille will go up against Lorient on Sunday for a Ligue 1 meeting at Stade du Moustoir.

Lorient are 16th in the Ligue 1 rankings with 12 points after 14 matches played, whereas Marseille rank eighth in the Ligue 1 with 20 points.


Team form: Lorient vs Marseille

Lorient Form

In their last three matches, Lorient lost 1-0 against Clermont Foot, 2-3 against Metz, and drew 1-1 with Toulouse. Lorient managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Ligue 1. In the remaining four, they drew two and lost two, as they scored ten and conceded ten goals.

Marseille Form

Marseille are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Ajax got left behind in a 4-3 win, before Rennes got hammered in a 2-0 victory. Lyon was the most recent victim in a 3-0 win for Marseille. Marseille came through their last six away games in the Ligue 1 without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew two and lost four in which, they were outscored by 11 goals to four.

Betting facts for Lorient and Marseille

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Lorient and Marseille played across all competitions.

  • In 12 of the last 14 Lorient home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Lorient have conceded in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • Lorient have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Lorient have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Lorient have scored in 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Marseille have not won 12 of the last 13 away matches
  • Marseille have conceded in 13 of the last 14 away matches
  • In the last 4 Marseille away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 5 of the last 6 Marseille matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Marseille have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches

Interesting players: Lorient vs Marseille

Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Romain Faivre will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Marseille hope Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Ligue 1 goals in his last two Ligue 1 games.

Full-time result

Stade du Moustoir saw Lorient winning four, drawing four and losing two of their 10 most recent home games across all tournaments. Marseille won one of their 10 most recent away games, drew four and lost five. They have not lost to Lorient in 10 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Lorient scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Marseille scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Marseille should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in on Sunday, as Lorient only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Marseille claimed five clean sheets in their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Lorient, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Marseille, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches.

Betting prediction: Lorient vs Marseille

Here we present a free betting tip for this Ligue 1 match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Lorient and Marseille.

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