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Rennes vs Marseille 01/10/2020 Preview, Predictions and Betting Odds

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Rennes vs Marseille 01-10-2020 Preview Predictions and Betting Odds

Rennes vs Marseille 01/10/2020 – It’s the battle of two of the best teams in France on January 10 to kickoff matchday 20 as Marseille visit Rennes at the Stade de la Route de Lorient. The second-place Marseille is looking to close the gap against leaders PSG with a win over the third-place Rennes. On the other hand, Rennes are looking to continue their great form in the league. According to the latest Ligue 1 odds, both teams are even on paper and they can defeat each other at any given night.

Rennes vs Marseille 01/10/2020

When: Friday, January 10, 2:45 PM ET
Where: Stade de la Route de Lorient, Rennes, Brittany, France
TV: BT Sport 1 (UK)
Stream: fuboTV

Rennes

Sitting third in the Ligue 1 table, Rennes is having their best run since 2011 with a five-game winning streak. The Red and Blacks also have the same winning streak at home with five. During this run, Rennes has defeated the likes of Lyon, Bordeaux, and Angers. The team has already won ten games this season compared to just 13 last term. Also, if they can add four more wins in their current streak, the team record of eight-straight wins will be broken. The team will be led by top goal scorer M’Baye Niang and midfield wonder kid Eduardo Camavinga.

Players to Watch: M’Baye Niang (7 goals), Adrien Hanou (5 G, 1 assist), Romain Del Castillo (1 G, 5 A), Raphael Dias Belloli (3 G, 2 A), Eduardo Camavinga (1 G, 1 A).

Marseille

Just like their opponents, Marseille is on a great run to start off the decade. They are unbeaten in their last eight league games with seven wins and one draw. The Olympians’ current form is enough to take to second place in the Ligue 1 table behind leaders PSG. In their last four matchups against Rennes, Marseille has a record of one win and three draws. Also, Marseille has surprisingly played well at the Stade de la Route de Lorient against the Red and Blacks. They have not lost a game there since September 2016.  

Players to Watch: Dario Benedetto (7 G), Dimitri Payet (6 G, 3 A), Nemanja

Rennes vs Marseille Betting Numbers

Odds

Rennes vs Marseille 01/10/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Rennes +1 (-250) 2.25 o (-102) +163
Marseille -1 (+450) 2.25 u (-118) +163
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Summary: Rennes vs Marseille is an even matchup not just on paper but also based on their previous matches against each other in the past two years. With both clubs looking to close the gap at the top of the table, a win is a must for them but could settle for a point each. Sports betting websites have Marseille as a slight favorite but not that much.  

Moneyline: The safer bet will be on Marseille but you cannot go wrong with either team since they both have a moneyline of +163. As for a draw, a result that has happened between both clubs in the past few years, has a moneyline of +210.

Score Prediction: Marseille edge out Rennes with a 1-0 victory.