Marseille vs Amiens: 6th March 2020, Friday
French Ligue 1
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stade Velodrome.
Marseille had a solid run in calendar year 2020 and they would love to keep the momentum going against the relegation threatened Amiens this Friday.
The Olympiens tasted just one league defeat since late October, and they are coming against a team chasing their first win since November.
That lone defeat in the period happened against Nantes two weeks ago (1-3). Yet, they bounced backed brilliantly with a 3-2 away win at Nimes, who were on a three match winning streak at home.
Marseille are second in the league standings, however title race is over with PSG holding onto a 13 point lead.
Amiens saw their win-less run stretched to 15 games after a narrow 0-1 home defeat to Metz. With the defeat, they dropped to 19th on the table, 5 points below the safe zone.
Can the desperate Les Licornes upset the inform Marseille and inject some momentum into their relegation battle this Friday?
Marseille vs Amiens: Head-to-head
Amiens bagged a 3-1 win when these teams met in October for this season’s Ligue 1 fixture.
Meantime, Marseille won league clashes against this opponent in 2017/18 and 2016/17 season.
Marseille vs Amiens: Prediction
It will be a big surprise if this match ends in anything other than a home win. The team managed by André Villas-Boas had occasional hiccups this season, but their home record is solid and they must do well to bag all three points here.
The odds on home win is at around 1.55 and this is a decent price considering Amiens had struggled on the road throughout this campaign.
As an alternate bet, we take the home side to score 2 or more goals, since they netter over 1.5 goals against Amiens in each of the four previous Ligue 1 meetings before last October’s defeat.
Marseille vs Amiens: Betting Tips
Marseille to defeat Amiens @ 1.55 (6/11)
Over 1.5 team goals for home side @ 1.80 (4/5).