Ace Football Team previews the Champions League round 3 match between Marseille and Sporting CP who meet up this coming Tuesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.
Marseille go up against Sporting CP at Stade Orange Velodrome on Tuesday in the Champions League round 3 clash. Marseille have their target aimed at getting one over Sporting CP, but the Group D leaders are highly motivated of showing their skills in front of the crowd at Stade Orange Velodrome.
Position in the Champions League table: Marseille vs Sporting CP
The current standings in Group D show us how Marseille and Sporting CP have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 3 clash on Tuesday.
Current form and previous Champions League encounters between Marseille and Sporting CP
Marseille looking for more
Results have been on par for Marseille in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. In their last three matches, Marseille lost 0-1 against Eintracht, drew 1-1 against Rennes, before winning 0-3 against Angers.
Sporting CP continue to sparkle
Results have been up and down for Sporting CP, who beat Tottenham by 2-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-1 against Boavista, before claiming three points in a 3-1 win against Gil Vicente.
Fixture history: Marseille vs Sporting CP
This will be the first time in 4 years that these two teams take each other on. Their last meeting ended in a 1-1 friendly draw in July 2018. Depending on your betting strategy, you could do worse than adding the team showing the most stable results to your accumulator.
Betting stats and facts for Marseille and Sporting CP
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Marseille and Sporting CP. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Marseille have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Marseille have conceded in 8 of the last 9 home matches
- Marseille have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
- Marseille have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Marseille have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row
- Sporting CP have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
- Sporting CP have won 4 of the last 5 matches
- Sporting CP have scored in 7 of the last 9 away matches
- Sporting CP have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
- Sporting CP have conceded in 6 of the last 8 away matches
Players to watch in Marseille vs Sporting CP
Alexis Sanchez has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Marseille will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Sporting CP will be looking to Marcus Edwards in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 3 goals in his last 6 games.
Best betting tips: Marseille vs Sporting CP
In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Marseille and Sporting CP, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.