Lille vs Marseille
France – Ligue 1
Date: Sunday, 30th September 2018
Kick off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Lille).
Lille will take on Marseille in the Sunday night game to wrap up another action packed weekend of Ligue 1 football.
Lille have started well and would have accepted to have 13 points and be in 4th place after 7 games. However some cracks have shown after their great start and in midweek they lost against Bordeaux by 1-0 away from home. This stopped a 2 game winning run. Lille have won 9 of their 13 points at home and are unbeaten here winning all 3 games and scoring a hefty 8 goals to boot.
Marseille are in 3rd place and have the same points as Lille so they can push a bit clearer with a win here. Though they recently lost 4-2 against Lyon away in midweek they exorcised that defeat by beating Strasbourg 3-2. Marseille have generally been in very good form which has helped spearhead them up the table and have won 3 of their last 4 games.
However the club have struggled away from home winning only 33% of their games and they have conceded 9 goals on the road so far. Lille will be looking to punish them further but Marseille will be hoping to be ready for them in an intriguing clash.
Lille vs Marseille Head to Head
- Marseille won this fixture last season 1-0.
- Home or away Lille have not beaten Marseille since 2013.
- 4 of the last 5 meetings has ended in under 2.5 goals.
Lille vs Marseille: Prediction
This game has the potential to be a great match and we should see many attacking opportunities from both teams. But Lille have slipped up slightly lately and whilst Marseille can be erratic away from home they have a lot of quality in their team and we expect them to get a win here. We also expect goals as both teams have the potential for this and this could be the game of the weekend from an entertaining point of view.
Lille vs Marseille: Bet Tips
Marseille to beat Lille at 2.38 (11/8)
Over 3.5 goals at 2.63 (13/8).
A red card to be shown in the game at 5.00 (4/1).