Marseille are highly unlikely to catch runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the Ligue 1 table this season, although they have claims to finish second and that would be an excellent achievement. After all, it would ensure that Olympique are straight into the group stage of next season’s Champions League.

You can actually access Ligue 1 outright betting markets including “without PSG” where the top French football betting sites actually have Marseille among the favourites. A victory over Lille in this domestic clash would certainly put them in a stronger position and they’re regarded as having a strong chance when it comes to winning.

Marseille Likely to Be Popular Ligue 1 Betting Selection

If you compare the Ligue 1 match betting odds, you will find that the top bookies have Marseille as their betting favourite to beat Lille, with Jorge Sampaoli’s side having only won four of their ten matches at Stade Velodrome. A 40% win rate in front of their own supporters doesn’t inspire confidence and there has only been sixteen goals scored.

Like Atalanta in Serie A, Marseille have often reserved some of their best performances for away matches and that was in evidence when they won a narrow encounter away at Bordeaux, with Cengiz Under’s winner proving to claim the three points and extend the unbeaten run to six games.

Under’s loan spell at Leicester didn’t amount to much, although the Roma forward is having more joy and could be worth considering for a Ligue 1 bet when it comes to First Goalscorer, with the Turkish striker having originally enjoyed a purple patch at the beginning of the season and this could be the time to fire.

Lille Betting Outsiders to Win Four Away Win of Season

Lille were always going to find it difficult to replicate that amazing 2020-21 season which saw the team claim an unlikely title triumph and they sit mid-table at the halfway stage of the season, with Jocelyn Gourvennec’s side the Ligue 1 betting outsiders for this clash against arguably a stronger team.

Les Dogues are actually in fairly strong domestic form at the moment, with the team claiming a pre-Christmas 3-2 victory away to Bordeaux which saw them twice come from behind to claim three points and it will be interesting to see the sort of form that they’re enjoying in the New Year.

Indeed, it could be the battle of the Turkish strikers considering that Burak Yilmaz will be lining up for the French champions. He has scored three goals in his past six matches and it’s clear that the visitors will adopt an attacking approach for this clash.

What Are the Best Ligue 1 Bets for Marseille v Lille

It seems clear that both teams will feel that they can land a maximum haul in this Ligue 1 clash, with the French football betting odds suggesting that we might get an entertaining match in this highlight encounter on the Ligue 1 betting coupon.

If you compare the latest French Ligue 1 match betting odds, you can find that Both Teams to Score Yes is trading at a shade of odds-on and that implies that we will see the net bulge at both ends. There are lots of different betting angles and Over 2.5 Goals could be worth considering, while we wouldn’t be surprised if there were Over 3.5 Goals.


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