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Sporting CP vs Marseille: Pre-match analysis and betting tips

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Ace Football previews the Champions League game between Sporting CP and Marseille who meet up this coming Wednesday. The match preview includes the current team news, H2H stats as well as the best betting tips for the match.

Sporting CP take on Marseille for a match in the Champions League on Wednesday at Estadio Jose Alvalade. Although only separated by a few points, Marseille will have their work cut out for them. Sporting CP are favored to maintain the lead they currently hold on their French opponents in Portugal.

Position in the Champions League standings: Sporting CP vs Marseille

The current standings in Group D show us how Sporting CP and Marseille have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 4 clash on Wednesday.

Latest form and fixture history of Sporting CP against Marseille

Sporting CP in a nice flow

Sporting CP have been a little inconsistent recently, as they beat Gil Vicente by 3-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 4-1 against Marseille, before claiming three points in a 1-2 win against Santa Clara.

Marseille hope to boost points tally

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Marseille, who have performed more or less according to expectations. Marseille won twice in their last three matches as Angers were defeated by 0-3, before they beat Sporting CP 4-1. However, AC Ajaccio proved too strong, and a 1-2 defeat followed.

Fixture history: Sporting CP vs Marseille

The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Marseille came away as 4-1 winners. It was a match played at Stade Orange Velodrome back in October 2022 in the Champions League. This time round, betting on Marseille will get you odds 3.25, meaning the bookies predict they are in with a 31% chance of beating Sporting CP. You can get a price of 2.20, should you wish to add Sporting CP to your accumulator if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Sporting CP vs Marseille Stats

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on stats from the last couple of games that Sporting CP and Marseille played across all tournaments.

  • Sporting CP have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Sporting CP have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • Sporting CP have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Sporting CP played, both teams scored
  • Sporting CP have won the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Marseille have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Marseille have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Marseille have not lost 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Marseille have scored in 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Marseille have conceded in 5 of the last 6 matches

Players to watch in Sporting CP vs Marseille

It is the beginning of a new Champions League campaign, and both Sporting CP and Marseille will be looking for their main strikers this season. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.

Match predictions: Sporting CP vs Marseille

To sum up, the upcoming match between Sporting CP and Marseille seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.