Marseille vs Montpellier Prediction & Match Preview

Marseille vs Montpellier French Ligue 1 Predictions by LeagueLane

Marseille vs Montpellier Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in French Ligue 1 on Friday, 31 March 2023.

Marseille do have the opportunity to secure the league title, if they play their cards right. Toppers PSG are dropping points quite often, and this is the moment to strike.

However, Montpellier will surely have something to say in this regard. They won four of their past five games in the league, are counted as one of the best teams in the Ligue 1 based on recent form.

Marseille vs Montpellier Head-to-head stats

Marseille won the reverse fixture 2-1, and they are also on a three-game winning streak in the league. In fact, the last they lost against this opponent was five years back.

Who will win the match between Marseille vs Montpellier?

Marseille definitely have the better h2h record over the years, and particularly so at this venue. They have also been the best team in the competition so far, barring the Parisians. And as an added bonus, Montpellier did lose three of their past six road trips.

As things stand, a win is expected for hosts Marseille this Friday.

How many goals can be expected?

Marseille did score two or more goals in three of their last four appearances at home, while they managed to find the back of the net in five of their past eight overall fixtures.

And with Montpellier in good form as well, chances are high for goals to come in plenty.

Will Both Teams Score in the match?

As mentioned before, both teams are delivering great performances in terms of offense. And previous h2h clashes have also shown this same trend over the years.

Likely, it is anticipated that goals will come from either end of the pitch this weekend.

Marseille vs Montpellier Prediction

Marseille are placed second in the table, and considering the struggles of PSG, there is a chance that the former might be able to go after the title.

They do have a phenomenal h2h record against this rival over the years, and particularly so at this venue. In fact, they have a 100% winning record in league h2h meetings in the past five years, barring just two draws.

And at the same time, Montpellier lost three of their previous six road trips this season – and all of these combine to suggest that hosts Marseille are about to post three points on the board.

Going on though, both teams are finding the back of the net in plenty. While Marseille slotted in two or more goals in five of their past eight fixtures, their counterparts for the day scored eight goals from their past three games.

Moreover, four of the past five league h2h encounters had three or more goals as well.

Likely, the combo of Marseille to Win & Over 2.5 Match Goals looks like a good pick at, 2.10 odd.

Marseille vs Montpellier Betting Tips

  • Marseille to Win & Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.10
  • Correct Score: 2-1 Marseille @ 9.00.