Olympique Marseille vs Bordeaux
French Ligue 1
Date: Sunday, 30th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Stade Velodrome, Marseille.
Olympique Marseille has been on a good start this season. They have been doing moderately well following the 0-0 draw with Paris SG at Parc de Princes, Paris. Also, the 2-1 victory against Clermont has demonstrated that they have their feet on the ground in terms of winning. Manager Rudi Garcia couldn’t be any happier. However, they are currently 11th in the league table with 13 points after 11 match-weeks. They had won 3, draws 2 and lost 0 in their last 5 matches.
Bordeaux on the other hand, are slightly ahead on the league table compared to Marseille. They are currently in the 8th position with 15 points. They managed to secure 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss from their 5 recent away games. Their Wednesday 2-0 victory over Chateauroux at Stade Gaston Petit, means they will be coming to this match as a force to reckon with.
Olympique Marseille vs Bordeaux: Head-to-Head Stats
The two have been neck and neck on the pitch with narrowly successive wins for Olympique Marseille, coupled with continuous draws from their last 5 matches. Their last meeting ended on a 0-0 draw. It should be noted that the last time Marseille was defeated by Bordeaux on their home turf was in 2008.
Olympique Marseille’s recent home wins against Metz and Nantes, proves to show their consistency as they will be a tough nut to crack for the visitors.
Olympique Marseille vs Bordeaux: Prediction
This match will be a no holds bar encounter as the home team will be looking forward to scoring more goals and maintain their status quo of winning. Although, Bordeaux will put on a strong defense, I see a minimum of at least 2 goals being scored by the home team.
I will be expecting a goal from Gomis B. in the second half to place the home team to a victory. We can expect to see the first half ending on a draw, presumably 0-0. Therefore, I will be backing HT/FT X/1, with a correct score of either 1-0 or 2-0.
Olympique Marseille vs Bordeaux: Betting Tips
Olympique Marseille to win at 2.15
Under 2.5 goals at 1.75.