Both Montpellier and Marseille will look to consolidate or perhaps even improve on their position in the Ligue 1. The pair go toe-to-toe in what is currently a mid-table clash in the Ligue 1. Placed 8th in the table Montpellier have amassed 45 points after 31 games. On 48 points Marseille is ranked in 6th place with as many matches as the home side.

Montpellier vs Marseille Betting

Montpellier aims to spring a surprise when clashing with Marseille this coming Saturday after a series of matches without defeat.

Stats and facts for Montpellier and Marseille.

  • teamlogoMontpellier unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoMontpellier unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoMontpellier conceded the last 16 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Montpellier’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • teamlogoMarseille did not win the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Marseille’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • teamlogoMarseille scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoMarseille conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.

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Form Montpellier vs Marseille

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Montpellier continue to collect points.

Montpellier looks to extend its current momentum with another positive result. In their previous 3 matches, Montpellier split the points in a 1-1 draw against Nimes and went on to a 3-1 win against Bordeaux. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw against Angers.

Marseille looking for more.

Results have been on par, so to speak, for Marseille in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings, Marseille claimed a 3-1 win against Brest and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Nice. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Dijon.

The two sides seem evenly matched on paper; however, judging by recent performances, Montpellier looks at the value pick here at odds 2.55.

Montpellier v Marseille Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The last time the pair played each other, Marseille came away as 3-1 winners back in January 2021 in a Ligue 1. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. They have played 10 matches in past seasons, with Marseille enjoying a slight advantage, having won 4 matches in the Ligue 1. Montpellier grabbed all 3 points in 2 matches while 4 matches ended all square.

Current standings

Montpellier finds themselves placed 8th in the table on 45 points from 31 games. In 6th place, Marseille is 3 points ahead in the standings.

Full Time Betting

The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Montpellier will payout at 2.55, as bookies predict Montpellier are in with a 39% chance of beating Marseille. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.30 on offer, while an away win for Marseille pays out at 2.75. Montpellier won 3 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Marseille lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

Both teams’ chance to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 58%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.73 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly, betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.00. The last 10 home league games for Montpellier averaged 3.6 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 9 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Marseille, the average total goals were 2.3, with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 52%. This equals odds 1.91 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.80. The last 10 home league games of Montpellier had an average of 3.6 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 7 went over 2.5 goals. Marseille’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.3 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of Marseille’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

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