Lille vs Marseille 02/16/2020 Game Analysis, Betting Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Lille vs Marseille 02/16/2020 – It’s Matchday 25 in Ligue 1 as two of the best teams in the country face off at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Villeneuve-d’Ascq. Lille is on a three-game winning streak and they are looking to make it four in a row while Marseille is on a 13-game unbeaten run and they have not lost since October 27. Despite their current run, Marseille is not the favorites to win the game by Online Sportsbook.
Lille vs Marseille 02/16/2020
Heading into this game, Lille has won three in a row and they are now fourth in the Ligue 1 table. They are coming off a 2-0 win over Angers last week. Victor Osimhen opened the scoring after 14 minutes while Renato Sances sealed the win with a goal in the 75th minute. Lille is still in the hunt for Champions League places and they have to beat Marseille this Sunday to have a chance. But despite all of that, Lille has only won two of their last 12 games against Marseille. Their two wins came in the 2018-19 season. It should be noted that Lille has the home-court advantage, which may be one of the factors to a possible victory.
Players to Watch: Victor Osimhen (12 goals, 3 assists), Loic Remy (4 G), Jonathan Ikone (3 G, 5 A), Yusuf Yazici (1 G, 4 A), Renato Sanches (2 G), Luiz Araujo (2 G, 1 A).
Marseille currently sits second on the Ligue 1 table behind league leaders PSG. It might be impossible to snatch the title away from PSG but Marseille are surely interested in earning Champions League football next season. They have not suffered defeat since October 27 at the hands of PSG and they are on a 13-game unbeaten run. Marseille also defeated Lille in their first matchup of the season last November 2. Last week, Marseille got the 1-0 win over Toulouse due to a wonder goal by Dimitri Payet in the 51st minute.
Players to Watch: Dimitri Payet (8 G, 3 A), Dario Benedetto (7 G), Nemanja Radonjic (5 G, 1 A), Morgan Sanson (3 G, 3 A), Kevin Strootman (2 G, 2 A), Valere Germain (2 G, 3 A).
Lille vs Marseille Betting Numbers
Matchday 24 in France presents Lille vs Marseille at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, in Villeneuve-d’Ascq. Lille is on a three-game winning streak while Marseille is on a 13-game unbeaten run, which is their best run since 2010 when they went 15 matches without a loss. However, Best Sports Betting Websites have Lille as the slight favorites to win the match against Marseille because they are playing at home.
Moneyline: Since Lille are the slight favorites, they are the safer option to bet on with a moneyline of +130. Marseille, on the other hand, has a moneyline of +200 while a draw has a moneyline of +230.
Score Prediction: Lille halts Marseille’s undefeated streak with a close 2-1 win.