Marseille vs Bordeaux Prediction & Match Preview

Marseille vs Bordeaux
France – Ligue 1
Date: Sunday, 16th December 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Stade Vélodrome (Marseille).

Marseille hosts Bordeaux in their 18th round in the French Ligue 1. The match takes place on Sunday at the Velodrome. Though just five points separate both teams, one is fighting for the European spots, while the other is trying to get rid of their mid-table tag.

Bordeaux occupies the 12th spot in the league table, after securing 21 points from their 16 matches so far. Their record reads five wins, six draws, and five losses.

Marseille is the fifth team in league standings and has 26 points on the board. They won eight games, drew two and lost the remaining six.

Bordeaux recorded a good win over Saint-Etienne in their last league match, at home. The five-goal thriller saw Bordeaux scoring three past the visitors. The winning goal came in the 90th minute.

Marseille lost their last match, on the road, against Nantes. The final score was 3-2 in favor of the hosts. Marseille had secured the lead twice, but each time Nantes found the equalizer. Thauvin and Sanson scored the two goals for Marseille. The visitors tried three substitutions in quick succession to bring an impact, but the strategy failed.

Marseille vs Bordeaux Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The home sides hold a 100% unbeaten record in the last 22 h2h matches.
  • 10 of the last h2h wins in a row and 18 of the last 20 belong to home sides.
  • Marseille was unbeaten in two of their last five matches.
  • Bordeaux has just two wins in their last ten games.
  • Marseille was unbeaten in seven of their last ten home games.
  • Bordeaux is winless in their last five away fixtures and has just one win to their name in the last ten matches on the road.

Marseille vs Bordeaux Prediction

The hosts, Marseille, has the upper hand in this fixture. H2h stats are extremely skewed to home sides. Ten of the last h2h wins in a row are in the name of the home sides. 18 of the last 20 home wins belong to the sides that hosted the match.

Bordeaux has only two wins in their last ten matches. On the road, they are winless in their last five games in a row and has won just once in the last ten attempts on the road.

Marseille was unbeaten in seven of their last ten home-fixtures.

Marseille has scored the most goals in the league, except for PSG.

Bordeaux has one of the worst away record in the league. They dropped points in six of their total seven away games so far. The hosts, Marseille will win the match, and both the halves.

Marseille vs Bordeaux Betting Tips

  • Marseille to win @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Half Time/ Full Time: Marseille/ Marseille @ 2.50 (3/2).