Ace Football previews the Ligue 1 round 14 match between Marseille and Rennes and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Both Marseille and Rennes are currently enjoying the comforts of mid-table in the Ligue 1. Both teams will be eager to make a push for an even stronger position when going toe-to-toe this coming Sunday.
Placed 12th in the Ligue 1 table, Marseille have amassed 14 points after 12 matches. On 15 points, Rennes rank tenth with 12 matches played this season.
Team form: Marseille vs Rennes
In their last three matches, Marseille lost 1-0 against Lens and drew 1-1 against Strasbourg, before winning 4-3 against Ajax. In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Marseille have three wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost one. They scored eight and conceded three goals.
Rennes won twice in their last three matches, but began by losing 0-1 against Lyon, before beating Reims 3-1. Another win followed, this time by 0-3 against Maccabi Haifa. Rennes claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Ligue 1. They also drew three and were defeated two times, as they were outscored by six goals to four.
Betting stats for Marseille and Rennes
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Marseille and Rennes played across all competitions.
- In the last 4 Marseille matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Marseille have not lost the last 6 home matches in a row
- In 6 of the last 7 Marseille matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Marseille have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Marseille have not lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- Rennes have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row
- In the last 7 Rennes away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Rennes played, both teams scored
- Rennes have not won 7 of the last 8 away matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Rennes away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Interesting players: Marseille vs Rennes
Having scored just once lately in the Ligue 1, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Rennes hope Amine Gouiri can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Ligue 1 goals in his last six Ligue 1 games.
Popular betting markets: Marseille vs Rennes
In Ligue 1, Marseille didn’t lose any of their previous five home matches. Stade Orange Velodrome saw Marseille winning six, drawing three, and losing one of their 10 most recent home games. Rennes won three of their 10 most recent away games, drew three, and lost four. Marseille have not lost to Rennes in five consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Marseille scored first in six of their last ten home games. Curiously, Rennes only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Marseille probably enjoy the prospect of scoring this coming Sunday, as Rennes managed only one clean sheet in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 matches. Marseille have scored in nine consecutive home meetings with Rennes.
Marseille witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.7 goals a game. In the last ten games for Rennes, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.4 times goals per game themselves. Rennes conceded a goal in their last seven Ligue 1 matches.
Betting prediction: Marseille vs Rennes
To sum up, the upcoming match between Marseille and Rennes seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Ligue 1 game.