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Vedran Ostojic 06 Jan 2020
  • Rennes bagged seven home wins in a row since late October

  • Can they keep it up as they host Marseille on Friday?

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Ligue 1
Rennes vs Marseille
19:45 – 10 Jan 2020
Odds correct at the time of writing
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Rennes vs Marseille Score Prediction

Rennes vs Marseille Match Info

Match date: 10th January 2020

Kick-Off: 7:45 pm

Stadium: Roazhon Park, Rennes

Rennes vs Marseille Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

29 Sep 2019 Marseille 1 – 1 Rennes
24 Feb 2019 Rennes 1 – 1 Marseille
26 Aug 2018 Marseille 2 – 2 Rennes

Matches played: 50

Rennes wins: 16

Marseille wins: 21

Draws: 13

Rennes vs Marseille Stats

  • Marseille bagged eight wins and a draw in their last nine outings
  • Phocaeans sit five points clear of the 3rd placed rivals, who have a game in hand
  • Rennes snatched a point in a 1-1 draw at Velodrome in September, which was the sides’ third consecutive draw in head-to-head clashes

Rennes vs Marseille Match Preview

Rennes host Marseille for their Matchday 20 clash on Friday evening in great form after edging past Amiens (on penalties after a goalless draw) in Coupe de France and earning their seventh win in eight outings across competitions. Julien Stephan’s men have been very tough in front of the home fans and now surely have high hopes they can show off once again.

Black and Reds have beaten St Etienne (2-1), Angers (2-1), Lazio (2-0), and Bordeaux (1-0) at this ground since early December, keeping clean sheets on all of the last three occasions. They sit just five points behind the 2nd placed rivals and will want to close the gap as soon as Friday evening.

Marseille boast great team spirits of recent too, though, and will be no sitting ducks. They’ve earned eight wins in their last nine outings and only saw the streak interrupted in a 1-1 draw at Metz, but this could be indicative of their performances on the road just as much as the narrow Coupe de France win at National 2 rivals Trelissac (on penalties after a 1-1 draw),

Phocaeans have had more trouble turning away clashes their way and they obviously have a lot yet to prove if they’re to keep hold of their spot. They’ve been denied points by Amiens (3-1), PSG (4-0), and Monaco (2-1) since early October too, which will have the crowd at Roazhon Park hopeful.

We’ll now stick our necks out for Rennes to secure all three points and keep up their winning streak here, going for a Home win at 13/8 with Paddy Power. They’ve been rock-solid at this ground and should now be in great shape.

However, they should be given a great run for the money and with that in mind, we’re hoping for an exciting occasion this time around. We hope to see the Red and Blacks outgun the visitors to secure the points and we’re going for Over 2.5 Goals FT at 6/5 with Paddy Power.

Rennes vs Marseille Betting Tips

Rennes to win @ 13/8 with Paddy Power

Over 2.5 Goals FT @ 6/5 with Paddy Power

 

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    Rennes vs Marseille Match Info Match date: 10th January 2020 Kick-Off: 7:45 pm Stadium: Roazhon Park, Rennes Rennes vs Marseille Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 29 Sep 2019 Marseille 1 – 1 Rennes 24 Feb 2019 Rennes 1 – 1 Marseille 26 Aug 2018 Marseille 2 – 2 Rennes Matches played: 50 Rennes…