Reims vs Marseille Prediction & Tips
Reims and Olympique Marseille face at Stade Auguste ‑ Delaune II, in a match for the 34 th round of the Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 19‑12‑2020, the two teams tied (1‑1). The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, who in the last 4 games have won 2 and drawn 2. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 11th and 6th of the overall classification, in fact it is a clash between the 11th classified in home games and the 13th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 11th position, with 41 points won, after 9 wins, 14 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate game, they drew away against Nice by (0‑0). In the last, they tied at home against Metz by (0‑0). Interestingly, this is a team that has achieved better results away from home, as they have won 21 points as a visitor and only 20 at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Reims has recorded 3 wins and 7 draws, so they have won 16 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, they have a sequence of 6 draws in the last home matches and have not lost any of the last 11 matches that they have played at their stadium. In their home league games, the most frequent result at half-time was 0‑0 (7 out of 16 games). In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 16 matches for this competition have ended ended with Under 2,5 goals. In the 33 games he played in this competition, he only managed 2 twists in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 16 home matches for this competition: they have conceded 7 of their 15 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).
The Stade Reims team starts for this match with zero, in the reception to Metz, adding in this way the ninth consecutive encounter without losing in this Ligue 1. Now, in this match against Olympique Marseille, mister David Guion must choose to a more defensive team, with a low block, using only the space of the opponent’s defensive line to apply counterattacks. Striker Boulaye Dia is the scorer of this formation with 14 goals scored. For this match the home coach cannot count on Valon Berisha due to physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 6th position, with 52 points won, after 14 wins, 10 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate game, they drew away against Montpellier by (3‑3). In the last game, they won at home against Lorient by (3‑2). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 31 points, against just 21 in their away matches. For the league, Olympique Marseille won 5 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 10 away matches. In the away matches for the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑0, which occurred in 7 of their 17 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his offense has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 33 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turnaround in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Olympique Marseille comes motivated for this match after a 3-2 win against Lorient, thus adding their second win in the last three games in the French league: the team’s goals were signed by Dimitri Payet and Pol Lirola ( two). In this trip to the Stade Reims arena, coach Jorge Sampaoli should keep the team in 3-5-2, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks. Florian Thauvin is the highlight of the Olympique Marseille team with 8 goals scored. For this game, the outsider cannot count on Valentin Rongier and Jordan Amavi, both with physical problems.
Reims – Marseille FREE TIPS
Marseille – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90