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The clash between Marseille and Sporting CP kicks off on Tuesday at Stade Orange Velodrome. This is the third round of Champions League group stages and things are beginning to heat up.

Following two rounds of matches in the group stage Marseille sit as number four with zero points, while Sporting CP collected six points as number one.

Marseille go into their next Champions League match, averaging a humble 1.5 goals per game in their last ten matches, in which they scored a mundane 15 times, while conceding seven goals. That amounts to an average of 0.7 per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring four times.

Sporting CP go into the next Champions League match with an average of 2.1 goals a game from their last ten matches. They scored an extremely presentable total of 21 goals, while also conceding 11 times. This is a total average of 1.1 per game, in which they managed five clean sheets.

Marseille vs Sporting CP Prediction

In their last three matches, Marseille lost 0-1 against Eintracht, drew 1-1 against Rennes, before winning 0-3 against Angers. Marseille claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Champions League, which also saw them drawing zero and losing five matches, in which they scored four and conceded 11 goals.

Six points is Sporting CP have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Tottenham by 2-0. This was followed by a 2-1 defeat against Boavista, before winning 3-1 against Gil Vicente. In their last six away matches in the Champions League, Sporting CP won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying eight goals conceded and nine scored.

Having considered the match from different angles, be it form, strength in squad and match history, Marseille get our vote here. They should have enough to see them through a most likely tricky opponent in Sporting CP.

Marseille vs Sporting CP Stats

  • Marseille have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Marseille have conceded in 8 of the last 9 home matches
  • Marseille have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Marseille have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • Marseille have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row
  • Sporting CP have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Sporting CP have won 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sporting CP have scored in 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Sporting CP have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sporting CP have conceded in 6 of the last 8 away matches

    Marseille vs Sporting CP Team News

    Marseille just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Sporting CP at Stade Orange Velodrome.

    Sidelined with an injury, Marseille can't field Sead Kolasinac on Tuesday against Sporting CP.

    Marseille vs Sporting CP H2H

    The match ended in a 1-1 draw in the previous outing between Marseille and Sporting CP and should we get another draw, the bookies best price are at 3.30. Sporting CP look back on zero wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Marseille. The home side has a 50% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 1-1-0. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

    Marseille vs Sporting CP Results

    Marseille vs Sporting CP Betting Tips

    Dimitri Payet scored twice in the six most recent games for Marseille, with Nuno Santos providing two goals for Sporting CP in his last six.

    Marseille were able to win six of their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing one of the games. They suffered defeat in three of these outings. Sporting CP won four of their last 10 games away, drew two and suffered defeat in four of them. Of the previous 10 outings away from home, Sporting CP scored the opening goal five times, whereas their hosts were first on target in five of their last 10 games on home soil.

    In the past two encounters between Marseille and Sporting CP over 2.5 goals came out one time, with Marseille scoring an average of 1.5 goals per game. Sporting CP averaged one goal, while both teams scored two times. Marseille saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 2.1 times in those matches.