Marseille vs Sporting CP – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 3, 2022

Marseille head into a qualifying encounter against Sporting CP on Tuesday. Played out at Stade Orange Velodrome, they are fighting over a place in the Champions League group stage this fall.

Following two rounds of matches in the group stage, Marseille are bottom with zero points, while Sporting CP have collected six points and are top of the group.

With three wins, two defeats and ten points from the past six matches in the Champions League, more or less anything is expected from Marseille, who made it past the group as runners-up. With Sporting CP having ploughed through five wins to only one defeat for 15 points in their last six matches, Marseille are well aware they have a challenging task on hand in a round they enter as outsiders.

Marseille vs Sporting CP Stats

  • Marseille have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Marseille have conceded in 8 of the last 9 home matches
  • Marseille have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Marseille have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • Marseille have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row
  • Sporting CP have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Sporting CP have won 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sporting CP have scored in 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Sporting CP have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sporting CP have conceded in 6 of the last 8 away matches

Marseille vs Sporting CP Lineups

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In their last six Champions League matches at home, Marseille have one win, while they’ve drawn zero and lost five. Domestically, they have made an excellent start to the season, currently finding themselves second in the Ligue 1 table with 23 points from nine matches. At home, Marseille have won five of their last six matches in Ligue 1 and come into this fixture as the favourites.

In their last six away matches in the Champions League, Sporting CP won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying eight goals conceded and nine scored. Sporting CP have been prolific goalscorers in the Champions League, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target three times, making them the most scoring away side, while also letting in zero goals.

Marseille vs Sporting CP H2H

Marseille and Sporting CP settled for a point in a 1-1 draw, when last faced with each other. The best betting odds on another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.30. Picking a winning bet based on their h2h is a bit of a lottery, and the punter with a keen eye for a long shot might opt for the high-value price here. Marseille claimed one win in their previous two matches against Sporting CP. The latter managed zero wins in these two encounters against their coming opponent. The bookies’ best betting odds on a full-time draw are 3.30.

Full Time Betting

Marseille collected six wins, drew one and lost three in the 10 most games across all tournaments at Stade Orange Velodrome. Sporting CP won four of their previous 10 away, drew two and lost four times. Over 2.5 goals paid out with the bookmakers five times in the previous 10 Marseille matches at Stade Orange Velodrome. It paid out in six of the previous 10 league matches away for Sporting CP.

Both Teams to Score

The most recent outing between Marseille and Sporting CP failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.30.

Over/Under Tips

In the past two encounters between Marseille and Sporting CP over 2.5 goals came out one time, with Marseille scoring an average of 1.5 goals per game. Sporting CP averaged one goal, while both teams scored two times. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Marseille’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.5 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in seven of the last ten matches that Sporting CP played across all tournaments this season. They scored 2.1 times on average in the process.

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