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Marseille take on visitors Reims at Stade Orange Velodrome in a Ligue 1 tie on Sunday.

Marseille managed to end up number 2 on 71 points last season. As mentioned, they face Reims, who came in as number 12 on 46 points last season.

It is early days yet, anything can happen and both Marseille and Reims are still highly motivated of getting off to a good start. They both have talented squads, and we expect a cracking affair at Stade Orange Velodrome as the teams look to get one over each other.

Marseille are confident they will be scoring goals in their next assignment in the Ligue 1, as they show off very admirable numbers from their past ten matches. The hosts scored two goals on average per match, or 20 goals in total, while allowing 12 goals against, for an average of 1.2 per outing. They managed four clean sheets along the way.

Reims are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 11 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.1 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 13 goals, and while Reims claimed two clean sheets, they conceded an average of 1.3 goals per match.

Marseille vs Reims Preview

Marseille added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat Lorient by 0-3. Their next match left them empty-handed in 2-0 defeat against Rennes, followed up by a 4-0 win against Strasbourg.In their last six Ligue 1 home matches, Marseille have four wins, no draws and two defeats. They scored 11 and conceded seven goals.

Succes in the Ligue 1 has always been Marseille's priority and it will once again this season where minimum medals is expected by the supporters

Reims won four times in their last six away games in the Ligue 1, in which they drew once and lost once. They conceded four goals while scoring seven themselves.

A top half finish is the dream for Reims, but neutral spectators have them down for a season in the lower end of the Ligue 1.

We expect Marseille to make home advantage count but equally, we do not expect a festival of goals against Reims. Hence, our punt on the home win in a match with no more than three goals.

Marseille vs Reims Stats

  • Marseille have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 matches Reims played, both teams scored
  • Reims have won the last 4 away matches in a row
  • Reims have not lost 7 of the last 8 away matches
  • Reims have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Reims have scored in the last 6 matches in a row

Marseille vs Reims Team News

Marseille have an almost full squad available against Reims at Stade Orange Velodrome with only one player possibly missing.

Sidelined with an injury, Marseille can't field Samuel Gigot on Sunday against Reims.

Marseille vs Reims H2H

Marseille claimed three wins, while Reims picked up three wins in the previous ten matches, while the rest had no winner. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 4.75.

A high scoring match is a fairly rare occurrence when Marseille face Reims as under 2.5 goals happened in seven times in the last ten matches. Under 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 2.10 with the bookies.

Marseille vs Reims Betting Tips

As the new Ligue 1 campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Marseille and Reims this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.

Marseille claimed six wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing one and losing three. Reims won six of their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost three of these matches.Marseille won seven of their last 10 Ligue 1 matches, while Reims managed three wins in their previous 10.

Both teams to not score paid out five times in the past ten encounters between Reims and Marseille, whereas under 2.5 goals happened three times. Marseille scored an average of one goal a game, with Reims averaging one goal in this run.Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Marseille, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way.Over 2.5 goals appeared in six of the last ten matches that Reims played across all tournaments this season. They scored 1.4 times on average in the process.