Olympique Marseille vs Nantes Match Preview
This is a Ligue 1 match on Saturday afternoon (UK time). Olympique Marseille will take on Nantes at Orange Vélodrome with a 4:00pm kick-off.
It will be televised by BT Sport Extra in the UK.
Check this page later for Frog's final verdict and betting suggestion when sufficient market prices have become available.
Head To Head
For the head-to-head, first we look at their most recent meeting. Olympique Marseille played Nantes in February in a Ligue 1 fixture. The winners after 90 minutes were Nantes - winning with a score of 1-3.
Over the last ten years, the two teams have clashed 15 times. Olympique Marseille have won in 5 of the matches in this period, while their opponents, Nantes have won 6 of these clashes. The other 4 matches ended in a draw.
There has been an average of 2.33 goals per match. Olympique Marseille have scored an average of 1.13; Nantes score an average of 1.2 per match.
Specifically looking at home ground performance, whichever side has been home has won 33% of the time. The away side has won 40% of the time.
In 4th place in Ligue 1 with 18 points is the home team.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 36 matches. They have 20 wins; 8 draws; and 8 losses. This gives Olympique Marseille a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 55%-22%-22%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.58 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 0.97.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 46% (6 wins) from the latest 13 home fixtures. 30% (4) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (3) resulting in a loss.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.54 and they have conceded 1.31 on average.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 0.8 goals per match and in this time they have a win rate of 30%. The total number of times both Olympique Marseille and the other team have scored in these games is 4 out of the ten; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 3 out of the last ten.
In 14th place in Ligue 1 with 11 points are the visitors, Nantes.
There has been 30 matches played by the away team over the recent 12 months. They have 11 wins; 6 draws; and 13 losses. Therefore, Nantes have won 36%, drawn 20%, and lost 43% of their recent matches.
During this recent year, they average 1.4 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.27.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 33% (5 wins) from the most recent 15 away fixtures. 26% (4) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 40% (6) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
When the visiting side in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.2. They have conceded 1.2 on average.
Across all formats, they are averaging 1.4 goals per game in their most recent ten matches and 4 of these matches have been victories. The total number of times both Nantes and the opposition have scored is 6 out of the ten and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 games over this same period.