Olympique de Marseille vs. Lille OSC 9/20/20 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Olympique de Marseille 2-0-1, Lille OSC 2-1-0
9/20/20 3 pm
Over 2.5 (+137), Under 2.5 (-175) Click Here for the Latest Odds
Olympique de Marseille is hosting Lille OSC at Orange Velodrome in round 4 in the French Ligue 1.
Marseille is a good team, and they have had a fantastic start of the season with 2 wins in Ligue 1, but they lost their last match against Saint-Etienne at home. Marseille was a slightly better team in this match with 59% of ball possession, 2 shots on goal. 7 corner kicks, 6 big chances created, and a solid 82% of the correct passes. Marseille was struggling offensively while conceding 1 goal in each half. Marseille has lost this match 0-2. With 6 points, 4 scored goals, and 4 conceded goals, Marseille is in 8th place in the Ligue 1 table. Thauvin and Caleta Car have each scored 2 goals for Marseille so far this season, while Thauvin also added 2 assists. Sanson and Payet also have 1 assist. There are no injuries in Marseille as of right now, but Amavi and Benedetto are both suspended because of the red cards. Marseille was one of the best teams in Ligue 1 last season, and they ended up in second place when the season was canceled, but luckily for them, Marseille will play in the Champions League this season. Marseille is improving with each season, and I can see them in the top 4 this season.
Lille has been one of the best teams in Ligue 1 so far this season, and they are yet to lose a game. Lille has 2 wins and 1 draw in their first three games of the season. With 7 points, 3 scored goals, and only 1 conceded goal, Lille is in 4th place in the standings. In their last match against Metz at home, Lille was the better team with 61% of ball possession, 6 shots on goal, 8 corner kicks, 2 big chances created, and a solid 83% of the correct passes. With a late goal in the 88th minute of the game, Lille has won this match 1-0. Bamba has scored 2 times for Lille so far this season, while Araujo added 1 goal. Xeka, Yilmaz, and Bradaric each have 1 assist. Sanches is injured, while Mandava is suspended because of the red card. With a fantastic last season under their belt, Lille has ended up in 4th place, and they will be playing in the Europa League next season. There is a lot of talent in this team, and they are showing it in this early season, but Lille still has a lot of room for improvement, especially in the attacking end. So far, Lille has been pretty consistent, but we will see if they can stay in good form once the Europa League starts.
Last season Marseille won both games against Lille. The trends are on Marseille’s side in this matchup, and they were dominant at home against Lille. With both Marseille and Lille both playing well, this match could go either way, which is why it will pick something on goals here.