Montpellier have failed to win in any of their last eight visits to Marseille. Although, they took them to a penalty shootout in the Coupe de France Round of 16 back in January. Marseille are in good form though having won three in a row while Montpellier have lost three of their last five.
Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is Olympique Marseille 2-0 Montpellier HSC and is available at odds of 7.5/1.
Alternatively, you can bet on any Marseille win at 1.53/1 against Les Pailladins at home on Sunday.
Or, back any away win for Montpellier at 5.75/1 here at the Orange Vélodrome.
You can find odds of 4.33/1 for any draw between Marseille and Montpellier on Sunday.
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Les Phocéens welcome Montpellier HSC to the Orange Vélodrome on Sunday for this Ligue 1 match. Les Olympiens have a strong home record against Montpellier HSC. Their 26 matches in the Orange Vélodrome in Ligue 1 have seen 12 Marseille wins, 12 draws and just two victories for Montpellier.
Olympique Marseille come into the match on a run of three wins in a row. They have picked up 10 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.
L'OM won their last league match away to AS Saint-Etienne. Although there was a healthy dose of self-sabotage involved from the Greens who handed Marseille two penalties and an own goal to put them 1-3 ahead in the tie. The final score of the match was 2-4.
Dimitri Payet, who scored their first goal from the spot, is Olympique Marseille’s top scorer with ten goals in Ligue 1 this season and is 2.7/1 to score against Montpellier HSC on Sunday.
Their opponent on Sunday, Montpellier HSC, come into the match having picked up seven points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Ligue 1 matches.
The Paladins lost their last league match at home to Stade Brestois. Expected goals of 1.3 to 0.7 in favour of Montpellier indicates they were a little unfortunate to get nothing from the match.
This is somewhat deceptive though in that Montpellier had failed to create a big chance in the game in 90 minutes when they were awarded an injury-time penalty. Téji Savanier stepped up to convert for his side for a consolation goal. The final score of the match was 1-2.
Savanier now has seven league goals this season for Montpellier and is 5/1 to get on the scoresheet again here.
Olympique Marseille vs Montpellier HSC: Previous Ligue 1 Meetings
52 in Total:- 21 Olympique Marseille wins, 11 Montpellier HSC wins, 20 draws.
Olympique Marseille team news
Les Phocéens are fortunate to come into Sunday's match without any injuries or suspensions to worry about.
They are likely to stick with a winning team after beating AS Saint-Etienne in their last league match.
Montpellier HSC team news
Injuries will rule out Thibault Tamas (Knee Surgery) for the trip to the Orange Vélodrome.
They may look to shuffle their deck voluntarily having lost against Stade Brestois in their last league match.
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