Sporting CP vs Marseille – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 10, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 10, 2022

Sporting CP enter Estadio Jose Alvalade for a match against opponents Marseille this coming Wednesday. They are entering the final stretch of the Champions League group stages this fall as we have reached the fourth round.

Sporting CP vs Marseille Stats

  • Sporting CP have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Sporting CP have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • Sporting CP have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Sporting CP played, both teams scored
  • Sporting CP have won the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Marseille have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Marseille have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Marseille have not lost 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Marseille have scored in 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Marseille have conceded in 5 of the last 6 matches

Sporting CP vs Marseille Lineups

Sporting CP vs Marseille Preview

It has been a bit hit-and-miss for Sporting CP but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six Champions League matches. They didn’t draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring 13 goals while conceding 12. Sporting CP are still top of Group D despite being thrashed 4-1 by Marseille in the reverse fixture a week ago.

Marseille came through their last six away games in the Champions League without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew zero and lost six in which, they were outscored by 14 goals to two. It’s been an excellent start to the season for Marseille, who are just three points behind PSG in the Ligue 1 table and still have a great chance to qualify from Group D after last week’s victory.

Sporting CP vs Marseille H2H

The late encounter in the Champions League between these two teams was a belter of a 4-1 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest on Wednesday? Sporting CP have a 0% win rate against Marseille, who won two of these matches. The total record reads 0-1-2, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Betting

Sporting CP won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing three and losing one as well. Marseille won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost four in this run. Sporting CP have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than eight times in their previous 10 outings at Estadio Jose Alvalade. The visitors scored the first goal of the game in six of their last 10 games away from home.

Both Teams to Score

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Sporting CP played against Marseille. It finished 4-1 in a great Champions League match between the pair.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals happened two times in the past three encounters between Sporting CP and Marseille, with Sporting CP scoring 0.99 goals on average per game. Marseille averaged 2.33 goals, while both teams scored three times. Sporting CP scored an average of 1.8 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.7 times in those matches.

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