Tottenham Hotspur vs. Marseille
November 1, 2022 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Marseille +195 / Tottenham +140 // Total: 2.5
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Marseille and Tottenham Hotspur face off on Tuesday in a Group D UEFA Champions League showdown at Stade Velodrome.
When these two teams faced off on September 7th it was Tottenham that secured the 2-0 victory. Richarlison had a big game and scored in the 76th and 81st minutes to secure the victory. Tottenham had 49 percent of the possession and two shots on target. Marseille had 51 percent of the possession and one shot on target.
Marseille comes into this game sitting in 4th place in the group having picked up six points. Last Wednesday, Marseille faced off against Eintracht Frankfurt, and they were defeated 2-1. They had 57 percent of the possession and three shots on target. Last Saturday against Strasbourg, Marseille, and that game ended in a 2-2 draw. They gave up a goal in the 93rd minute, and that allowed them to only pick up a point. Samuel Gigot was suspended in the last game, but he will be back and joining the squad here. Eric Bailly is dealing with an injury and is not going to be able to go in this game.
On the other side of this matchup is Tottenham Hotspur who sit in 1st place in the group having picked up eight points. Last Wednesday, Tottenham faced off against Sporting CP, and that game ended in a 1-1 draw. It was a goal in the 80th minute that allowed them to even pick up a point. On Saturday, they faced off against AFC Bournemouth, and they were able to secure the 3-2 victory. Richarlison is dealing with a calf problem, Richarlison is dealing with a calf injury, and it doesn’t look he’s going to be able to go in this game.
Whenever you seem to trust this Tottenham team, they seem to let you down, and that is going to be the case again in this game. Look for Marseille to score a couple of goals and that is going to be the difference as they are going to at least force a draw here. Back Marseille to cash the +0.5 here.