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Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 33 match between Marseille and Lorient and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

The penultimate round of the Ligue 1 season presents an interesting battle between Marseille and Lorient. The match takes place on Sunday at Stade Orange Velodrome.

Ranked as number 9 in the Ligue 1 standings, Marseille, have so far collected 44 points this season, while Lorient collected 26 points. This puts them up as number 17 after 32 rounds.


Team form: Marseille vs Lorient

Marseille Form

Judging by their last three matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Marseille at the moment. Against Lens, they came out on top in a 2-1 win, before drawing 1-1 against Atalanta. Most recently, they were left reeling in a 3-0 defeat against Atalanta. Marseille won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Ligue 1, while also drawing two. They suffered one defeats, while they scored 11 and conceded seven goals.

Lorient Form

Lorient endured a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 1-4 by Paris Saint-Germain, before Toulouse ran out 1-2 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Lens, who came out 2-0 winners. Lorient claimed two wins against one draw and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Ligue 1. The scoreline from these matches reads 11 goals conceded and seven scored.

Betting facts for Marseille and Lorient

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Marseille and Lorient. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Marseille have not lost 21 of the last 22 home matches
  • Marseille have not lost 20 of the last 22 home matches in the Ligue 1
  • In the last 7 matches in a row Marseille played, both teams scored
  • Marseille have conceded in 20 of the last 22 matches
  • Marseille have scored in 18 of the last 20 home matches
  • Lorient have conceded in 29 of the last 31 matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lorient have conceded in 29 of the last 31 away matches in the Ligue 1
  • Lorient have conceded in the last 16 away matches in a row
  • Lorient have conceded in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • Lorient have lost the last 3 away matches in a row without scoring a goal

Players in form: Marseille vs Lorient

It has been a superb season for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang so far as he managed to score impressive 14 goals across all tournaments during the current campaign. He appears to be in great form currently, as he hit the target three times in his last six games, and Marseille rely on his abilities against Lorient. Siding with him to find the back of the net on Sunday seems like a decent punt.

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Full-time result

Marseille won six of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Stade Orange Velodrome. They drew three and lost one as well, while Lorient won three of their last 10 games away. They drew one and lost six. Lorient lost their last 6 matches. Marseille have beaten Lorient in 4 consecutive home league meetings

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Marseille only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Interestingly, Lorient scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in last 4 consecutive Marseille games Lorient managed the first goal of the game in only three of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Marseille were first on target in three of their last 10 outings. Lorient have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Marseille when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Marseille’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Lorient’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.6 goals in these matches. Marseille conceded a goal in their 6 most recent matches. Lorient conceded a goal in their last 11 matches.

Betting prediction: Marseille vs Lorient

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Marseille and Lorient seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Ligue 1 match.

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