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Marseille will visit Stade Auguste Delaune on Sunday for a Ligue 1 fixture with home side Reims.

While Marseille are chasing the lead in the Ligue 1 after collecting 56 points in 27 rounds, Reims trail by 43 points after 27 rounds, leaving them as number eight in the table.

With three wins on the bounce, Reims are ready to take on anyone, let alone Marseille, who'll be eager not to be the next victim in line.

Reims only average a modest 1.5 goals per game in their last ten matches in this tournament, in which they scored 15 goals. They also conceded three for an average of 0.3 per game. They kept their opponents from scoring eight times.

Marseille travel to their next away match on Sunday having performed a tolerable average of 1.7 goals in ten matches. They scored a total of 17 goals, whilst shipping 12 goals against. An average of 1.2 goals against a game. They hung on to four clean sheets in this streak.

Marseille got the better of Reims in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 4-1 and 1-0, respectively.

Reims vs Marseille Prediction

Reims Form

In their last three outings, Reims won 3-0 against Toulouse, beat AC Ajaccio by 1-0 and hammered Monaco 0-1. Reims have been in potent form at Stade Auguste Delaune, winning no less than five of the past six Ligue 1 matches here. They remained without defeat, as they drew once, hammered in 15 goals while letting in three.

Marseille Form

Marseille are unbeaten in their last three matches, which began with a 2-2 draw against Annecy FC. Then, they took out Rennes 0-1, followed by a 2-2 draw with Strasbourg. Marseille bulldozed their way to six wins in six Ligue 1 away matches, which naturally is the best possible outcome for any side currently in this division. They outscored their opponents by 12 goals to three along the way.

For whatever reason, Marseille and Reims usually find goals tough to come by, when facing each other, and history makes under 2.5 goals our call here.

Reims have taken 17 points from their last 13 games against teams from the top half of the Ligue 1 table. They won three of these matches with a scoreline of 13 goals to 14. Marseille scored 20 goals and conceded 15 in their last 13 games against teams from the top half of the Ligue 1 table. This earned them seven wins and 23 points. Reims have a record of ten wins, 13 draws and four defeats in the Ligue 1 this season. Marseille enjoy a record of 17 wins, five draws and five defeats in the Ligue 1.

Reims vs Marseille Stats

  • Reims have not lost 22 of the last 24 matches
  • Reims have won the last 3 home matches in a row without conceding a goal
  • Reims have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • Reims have won 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Reims have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
  • Marseille have won 5 of the last 6 away matches without conceding a goal
  • Marseille have scored in 21 of the last 22 matches
  • Marseille have scored in the last 11 away matches in a row
  • Marseille have won the last 7 away matches in a row
  • Marseille have won 6 of the last 7 away matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals

Reims vs Marseille Squads

Reims Squad

The 30-year-old Still will select the starting eleven against Marseille from this squad. The statistics represent goals scored and matches played in the Ligue 1 this season:

Alexandre Olliero (0/0), Florent Duparchy (0/0), Nicolas Penneteau (0/0), Yehvann Diouf (0/20), Cheick Keita (0/6), Emmanuel Agbadou (0/20), Maxime Busi (0/11), Therence Koudou (0/0), Thibault De Smet (0/13), Thomas Foket (0/13), Alexis Flips (2/22), Arber Zeneli (0/19), Azor Matusiwa (0/21), Dion Lopy (0/22), Jens-Lys Cajuste (3/21), Kamory Doumbia (2/20), Marshall Munetsi (5/23), Odair Fortes (0/0), Valentin Atangana Edoa (0/1), Yunis Abdelhamid (1/27), Folarin Balogun (16/26), Junya Ito (5/24), Kaj Sierhuis (0/7), Mitchel van Bergen (0/22), Myziane Maolida (1/5), Noah Holm (0/8).

Marseille Squad

Here is the full squad of the away team. The 44 year-old Marseille manager Tudor will select his starting XI from these players:

Ruben Blanco (0/4), Simon Ngapandouetnbu (0/0), Chancel Mbemba (4/26), Eric Bailly (0/10), Issa Kabore (1/13), Jonathan Clauss (1/23), Leonardo Balerdi (0/27), Nuno Tavares (6/23), Samuel Gigot (2/18), Sead Kolasinac (4/23), Amine Harit (0/10), Azzedine Ounahi (1/21), Bartug Elmaz (0/0), Cengiz Under (2/26), Dimitri Payet (2/19), Jordan Veretout (3/27), Matteo Guendouzi (1/25), Ruslan Malinovsky (1/10), Valentin Rongier (1/26), Alexis Sanchez (10/24), Nemanja Radonjic (0/0), Pedro Ruiz (0/0), Vitor Oliveira (0/4).

Reims vs Marseille Team News

Reims are as close to an entire squad as they can with only one player unavailable for the side which faces Marseille.

Reims are unable to field Myziane Maolida on Sunday against Marseille, as he is sidelined with an injury.

Apparently, Marseille have just two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match on Sunday.

Samuel Gigot and Amine Harit all face a spell on the sidelines for Marseille due to various injuries.

Reims vs Marseille Lineups

Reims vs Marseille H2H

Marseille got the better of Reims in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 4-1 and 1-0, respectively. Reims go into their upcoming match against Marseille with a 30% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 3-3-4 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Reims vs Marseille Results

Recent meetings between Reims and visiting side Marseille might have been action-packed, but not rich on goals. Backing under 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than seven times in the last ten matches. Under 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 10/11 with the bookies.

Reims vs Marseille Betting Tips

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Marshall Munetsi, who is performing well for Reims. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Ligue 1 outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Marseille.The visitors will be looking to Alexis Sanchez to find the net once again, after managing three Ligue 1 goals for Marseille in recent matches.

Stade Auguste Delaune saw eight wins for Reims in their last 10 here across all tournaments. They also drew one and lost one, while Marseille won eight of their 10 most recent outings on their travels, whilst drawing one and losing one. Marseille scored the first goal of the match in nine of their last 10 away games, while Reims did the same in eight of their previous 10 games on home soil.

In the past ten encounters between Reims and Marseille over 2.5 goals came out three times, with Reims scoring an average of 0.9 goals per game. Marseille averaged 1.2 goals, while both teams scored five times. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Reims’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Marseille, who scored 2.2 times on average in those matches.