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Ligue 1: Marseille vs Montpellier – Betting preview

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When Montpellier come to Stade Orange Velodrome for the Ligue 1 match on Sunday, Marseille will be hoping to use their home advantage to their advantage.

Placed nineth in the table Marseille have amassed 30 points after 22 matches. On 22 points, Montpellier rank 14th with 22 matches played this season.


Form: Marseille vs Montpellier

Marseille Form

Marseille delivered a bit of everything as their last three matches added four points to their tally. An encounter with Shakhtar Donetsk brought a 2-2 draw, which was followed by a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Brest. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Shakhtar Donetsk by 3-1. Marseille won three of their previous six matches at Stade Orange Velodrome in the Ligue 1. They drew three as well, but suffered no defeats, scoring 11 goals to five against.

Montpellier Form

In their last three matches, Montpellier lost against Nice and Lyon by 1-4 and 1-2, respectively, and beat Metz by 3-0. Montpellier managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Ligue 1. On top of winning once they also drew zero as well as losing five, while scoring 11 time and letting in two.

Betting stats and facts for Marseille and Montpellier

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

  • Marseille have not lost the last 13 home matches in a row
  • Marseille have not lost the last 11 home matches in a row in the Ligue 1
  • In 13 of the last 15 Marseille matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 12 Marseille home matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Marseille have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In the last 10 Montpellier matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Montpellier matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 7 Montpellier away matches in the Ligue 1, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Montpellier have lost 5 of the last 6 away matches in the Ligue 1 while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Montpellier have not won 11 of the last 13 matches in the Ligue 1

Players in form: Marseille vs Montpellier

Despite having scored only one times in his last 6 league matches, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has actually netted six goals during this Ligue 1 season. He will surely want to add some more until the end of the campaign, and the upcoming match against outsiders Montpellier should be a good opportunity for him to improve on his recent goalscoring ratio. In short, siding with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to add another goal this season should be a bet to consider.

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Full-time result

Marseille won six of their last 10 matches on home soil, while drawing four in a run that saw them avoid defeat in front of their home supporters. Montpellier won four of their last 10 away games across all tournaments, whilst also drawing one and losing five. Marseille are on an amazing streak of now 11 games at home in a row without defeat. Marseille have not lost to Montpellier in 10 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Marseille scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Montpellier scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive home games Marseille played. Montpellier managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Marseille have scored in 6 consecutive home meetings with Montpellier.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Marseille, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Montpellier, who scored 1.4 times on average in these matches. Marseille conceded a goal in their last 8 matches.

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