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Marseille Nîmes betting prediction

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The most likely scenario for this match will be Olympique Marseille to score several goals. The home team has shown skill in the different moments of the game, and in this game, it should dominate ball possession and enjoy good chances of goal. On the other hand, Nîmes usually presents some problems in the defensive sector and in this game it will have problems. That said, and taking these factors into account, risking in favor of Olympique Marseille's goals is a good option.
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Olympique Marseille and Nîmes face at Orange Vélodrome, in a match for the 20th round of the Ligue 1. In the last league head‑to‑head, played in 04‑12‑2020, Olympique Marseille got an away win by (0‑2). The recent head‑to‑head record favours the home team, since they have a record of 4 wins and 1 loss in the last 5 matches. The home advantage may play an important role in this match , since Olympique Marseille presents significant differences between home and away results.

Analysis Marseille

After 9 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, the home team is in the 6th position, havinf won 32 points so far. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Dijon by (0‑0), after in the previous match they have won (3‑1) at home, against Montpellier. This is a team that is often stronger at home, with the help of its supporters, so they usually make good use of the home advantage, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. They come to this match after a away loss against PSG by (2‑1). For the league, Olympique Marseille won 15 points out of 24 possible points, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 8 home matches.

In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 7 home matches. In their home league matches there are a few frequent final results: 3‑1 (3 out of 8 matches) and 1‑1 (3 out of 8 matches). Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 8 of the last 8 for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 17 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have never been able to turn the score around.

Olympique Marseille comes to this match after a 2-1 defeat at PSG, in a game counting for the French Super Cup: the only goal of the team was signed by Dimitri Payet. In the last game in Ligue 1, the home team drew (0-0) against Dijon. In this reception to Nîmes, manager André Villas-Boas should favor ball possession and positional attacks by the aisles. Right-winger Florian Thauvin is one of the great stars of the team, and this athlete is very fast and strong in finishing: he has 6 goals scored. Jordan Amavi is out of this game due to physical problems.

Confirmed Lineup: Yohann Pelé, Pol Lirola, Boubacar Kamara, Álvaro González, Duje Ćaleta-Car, Hiroki Sakai, Valentin Rongier, Dimitri Payet, Morgan Sanson, Darío Benedetto, Florian Thauvin.
Coach: André Villas-Boas.

Analysis Nîmes

The away team is currently in the 20th position of the league, with 12 points won, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Strasbourg, by (5‑0). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Lille, by (0‑1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 11 goals scored and 26 conceded; against 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses at their stadium, with 17 goals scored and 28 conceded. In the last 9 away league matches Nîmes has a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, so they have won 8 points out of 27 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (4 out of 9 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that has had a hard time trying to score first. They have opened up the score in only 4 of the last 19 matches for the Ligue 1, they have reached half‑time in front in 2 of those 4 matches and have held on to the lead in 3. In 19 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 14 times and have never been able to turn the score around.

Nîmes comes to this game with a 0-1 home defeat to Lille, registering in this way the third consecutive defeat in Ligue 1. In this match against Olympique Marseille, coach Jérôme Arpinon should keep the team in 4 -3-3, being the most advanced positions occupied by Niclas Eliasson, Nolan Roux and Zinedine Ferhat: the last athlete mentioned is one of the top scorers of this team, with 3 goals scored. Out of this game are Sidy Sarr, Loick Landre, Pablo Martinez, Clement Depres and Antoine Valerio, all with physical problems.

Confirmed Lineup: Baptiste Reynet, Birger Meling, Andrés Cubas, Zinedine Ferhat, Sofiane Alakouch, Niclas Eliasson, Lamine Fomba, Lucas Deaux, Anthony Briançon, Moussa Koné, Renaud Ripart.
Coach: J. Arpinon.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Olympique Marseille Nîmes match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Olympique Marseille vs Nîmes match, on 17 January 2021, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Philippines, goes to: Olympique Marseille to score over 1,5 goals ⇒ odd 1.60 at bet365.

👉 In which stadium will the Olympique Marseille Nîmes be played?

The Olympique Marseille vs Nîmes on 17 January 2021 will be played at Marseille, Orange Vélodrome.

👉 Which is the most voted bet for this match?

The most voted bet by tipsters at Betting Academy Philippines, for the Olympique Marseille Nîmes match, on the "match odds" market, was a win by Olympique Marseille at with 100% of the tips.


Ligue 1 - 2020/2021

  • 100% 380 / 380 Games

  • Home team wins 37.37%
  • Draws 25%
  • Away team wins 37.63%
  • Over 1.5 78.16%
  • Over 2.5 54.21%
  • Over 3.5 30.53%
  • Goals 1049
  • Goals /match 2.76
  • Goals /match home 1.4
  • Goals /match away 1.36
  • Both teams score 54.21%
  • Goals after 80' 17.16%
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