Olympique Marseille were close to going top just a few weeks ago until they lost 3-0 to PSG in their last Ligue 1 match. They were odd favorites to snatch the league from the Parisians, but with the gap extended to 8 points and the Parisians back in form, that expectation has become almost impossible.
Olympique Marseille travel to Roazhon Park to face Stade Rennais for round 26. Will they keep the chase on until the end?Grab Your Signup Bonus!
Stade Rennais (Form Guide: WWWLL)
Stade Rennais had improved their game in recent times. They bounced back swiftly after the Europa League heartbreak against Shakhtar Donetsk 2 weeks ago. Stade Rennais won their last match against Nantes 1-0 away from home. In their last 5 matches, they had 3 wins and 2 losses in all competitions.
Stade de Rennais have not conceded a goal in their last 3 matches and in 5/7 matches, they had opened scoring first. In 8/10 matches, Stade Rennais have seen less than 4.5 cards and less than 10.5 corners in 5/7 matches.
Rennais are in serious contention for a top 4 finish this season. Currently they are in 5th place, with 46 points from 25 matches. They had 14 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses. And at home Rennais are the best team. At home, they had 11 wins and 2 losses in 13 matches.
Olympique Marseille (Form Guide: LLWWW)
Marseille are desperate to get back to winning ways after back to back losses against PSG and Annecy FC. In their last 5 matches, Marseille recorded 2 losses and 3 wins.
Marseille are also without a clean sheet in 3 matches and they had seen more than 2.5 goals in ⅚ matches. In ⅚ matches, Marseille had seen less than 4.5 cards shown. And in 5/7 matches, they had seen less than 10.5 corners played.
Marseille had done excellently till this point in the season. They are currently in 2nd spot, with 52 points from 25 matches played so far. They won 16, drew 4 and lost 5, with a goal ratio of 48:25. And away from home, Marseille are the best team as they had 9 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in 12 away matches.
Head to Head
Between these two teams, 20 matches had been played before now. Olympique Marseille edge with 8 wins, while Rennes had 7 wins and 5 matches ended in a draw.
These two had scored less than 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches. Marseille had opened scoring in 5/7 matches and less than 10.5 corners were played in 5/7 matches.
Expert Betting Tips
This clash will be tight because of the form of both teams at the moment. Rennais are in the top 4 mix and their home stats are very impressive, so they will fight Marseille till the end. Marseille on the other hand are coming off two defeats. It is quite unclear what their approach will be in this match. Either way, a difficult game for either side who need to keep winning to achieve their goals this season.
- Bet on Over 2 Goals at 1.71 Odds
- Bet on Both Teams to Score at 1.95 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 1-2 Goals at 11 Odds