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Vedran Ostojic 12 Dec 2019
  • Marseille come into the match on the back of a six-match winning streak

  • Can they extend it with points at Saint-Symphorien Stadium?

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Ligue 1
Metz vs Marseille
16:30 – 14 Dec 2019
Odds correct at the time of writing
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Metz vs Marseille Score Prediction

Metz vs Marseille Match Info

Match date: 14th December 2019

Kick-Off: 4:30 pm

Stadium: Saint-Symphorien Stadium, Longeville-les-Metz

Metz vs Marseille Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

2 Feb 2018 Marseille 6 – 3 Metz
29 Nov 2017 Metz 0 – 3 Marseille
3 Feb 2017 Metz 1 – 0 Marseille

Matches played: 28

Metz wins: 8

Marseille wins: 17

Draws: 3

Metz vs Marseille Stats

  • Marseille sit 2nd placed and five points behind pace-setters PSG
  • Metz haven’t earned a win since mid-October, when they beat Nantes (1-0) at this ground
  • Phocaeans bagged eight wins in the sides’ last nine head-to-head clashes and saw just one loss along the way

Metz vs Marseille Match Preview

Marseille have been in fine form lately and they travel to struggling Metz for their Matchday 18 clash on the back of a six-match winning streak, boasting great goalscoring records and now surely have high hopes they can build on them on their Saturday’s trip to Saint-Symphorien Stadium.

Phocaeans beat Bordeaux (3-1) in a thriller contest where Jordan Amavi, Morgan Sanson and Nemanja Radonjic all found the net to complete a second-half comeback. This was also the sixth game in a row where they scored two or more goals, where Andre Villas-Boas certainly has a lot to be happy about at the moment.

Metz can hardly boast such a dressing room atmosphere and they host the clash with injury troubles on their hands and a total of seven players sidelined. They’ve seen losses to Rennes (0-1) and Nice (4-1) in their last two outings and Vincent Hognon has to search for a quick fix as his side sits just outside the relegation zone.

Maroons have been a tougher side to beat at this ground but still earned just two points in their last three outings here, with a League Cup exit in the hands of Brest (on penalties after a 1-1 draw) also seen in late October. They will now need more if they’re to hold off the in-form visitors and we don’t see them making it happen.

We’ll thus stick with Marseille to build on their fine streak of recent and we’ll go for them to snatch all three points in an Away win priced at 5/6 with bet365, which feels like the best approach to the fixture as the visitors dominate recent head-to-head clashes.

We should be in for goals and Phocaeans’ recent goalscoring tally suggests the same. With that in mind, we’re backing Marseille to score Over 1.5 Goals at Evens with BetVictor in hope the in-form attacking line which saw goals from all directions lately delivers again.

Metz vs Marseille Betting Tips

Marseille to win @ 5/6 with bet365

Marseille to score Over 1.5 Goals @ Evens with BetVictor

 

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    Metz vs Marseille Match Info Match date: 14th December 2019 Kick-Off: 4:30 pm Stadium: Saint-Symphorien Stadium, Longeville-les-Metz Metz vs Marseille Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 2 Feb 2018 Marseille 6 – 3 Metz 29 Nov 2017 Metz 0 – 3 Marseille 3 Feb 2017 Metz 1 – 0 Marseille Matches played: 28 Metz…