Nantes v Marseille
France – Ligue 1
Date: Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Kick-Off at 18:00 UK
Venue: Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes.
There is a lot of mid-week action ahead of us when it comes to French Ligue 1. Olympique Marseille’s fans are furious because of the most recent streak of results, desperate to see their team finally bag a victory and join the race for UEFA Champions League position. After a disappointing goalless draw against Reims during the weekend, they are making a trip to Stade de la Beaujoire in order to face Nantes.
Hosts have had a terrible start of the new campaign as well, which resulted in a swap of head managers. Experienced coach Vahid Halihodzic has taken over and overall, improved the performances of Canaries. Nantes lost only one out of the last five outings while managing to score 10 goals. This streak has boosted them up to the 12th place when it comes to standings.
As already mentioned above, team from Velodrome is struggling lately, winning only two out of last five outings played across competitions. They got schooled heavily on last Thursday in Europa League encounter played in Germany. Eintracht Frankfurt were the juggernauts, beating the French side 4-0.
Nantes v Marseille: Head-to-head
These two teams have met 36 times in the past. Marseille have 15-10 lead when it comes to victories.
Five out of the last six encounters have seen both sides score at least one goal, which might be an useful info for the goals market.
The average number of goals seen in their duels throughout history is 2.13 per game.
Nantes v Marseille: Prediction
Halihodzic has established consistency for Nantes and now, they are hardly losing games at home in the domestic division. They were convincing in the cup match as well, so we are going to back them with a double chance against Marseille.
When it comes to the goals market, history says that 2 or 3 goals in the match might be the best way to approach the fixture.
Nantes v Marseille: Bet Tips
Home win or Draw @ 1.65 (13/20)
2 or 3 goals @ 2.00 (1/1).