Ligue 1 leaders meet Champions League hopefuls as Marseille travel to Lyon in a classic matchup of two French football giants. The hosts are tipped to be one of the teams who can take the potential title from Marseille and should they perform like in the match against Montpellier, goals from both sides will be a must.
Lyon look to have steadied their Ligue 1 campaign as they sport 17 points out of 10 matches. At the beginning of the football season they had three defeats in four matches and people started whispering about relegation. Their two main stars Lacazette and Gourcouff are the ones to put the team back on track with their ability to create and convert goals which earned Lyon a +11 goal difference. The hosts have eight points less than Marseille and will look forward to win their third consecutive game.
Marseille got the same unimpressive Ligue 1 start and without Valbuena they lost the opening match against Montepellier. Now statistics find the visitors marching towards anew club record a ninth win in a row. In five of these matches they managed to keep a clean sheet, and after 10 games they have scored 22 goals. Gignac is their main goalscorer with 10 successes, and the clash with Lacazette should show who the more goal hungry striker is. The visitors sport draws in the last matches against Lyon and while the result might repeat itself punters home for an away with at 2.80 with William Hill.
Lyon to win outright has 2.50 odds, a draw 3.20 and both teams to score and over 2.5 goals has 2.15 odds. Over 12 corners with 4.20 odds, a penalty has 4.00 odds and Lyon with up to 30 booking points has 3.10 odds, Marseille for the same betting market has 3.00. We’re betting 5 units on the anytime goalscorer market doubled of Lacazette and Gignac to score anytime with 6.50 odds from William Hill.