Marseille will welcome Nantes to Stade Velodrome on Saturday for a match of week 12 in Ligue 1 encounter.

Les Olympiens lost 2-0 on their own turf to Porto in midweek, while Nantes also took to the pitch on Wednesday, playing out a 1-1 draw with Lens in the league.

Marseille are currently occupying 6th place in the standings with eighteen points, while their next opponents from Nantes are down at 14th spot on thirteen points.

Team News

Leonardo Balerdi’s sending off in the Champions League does not affect his participation in the top flight, but the Borussia Dortmund loanee will likely make way for Duje Caleta-Car this weekend.

Marseille have been relatively fortunate on the injury front this season, with Les Olympiens’ only absentee being Nemanja Radonjic, who is set for two weeks on the sidelines with a thigh problem.

Andreas Villas-Boas could put his faith in Benedetto to break his goalscoring duck this weekend, while Dimitri Payet will be hopeful of earning a recall to the starting XI as well.

Meanwhile, Nantes are sure to make a couple of alterations having not had much time to recover, although Moses Simon is still recovering from a groin injury.

Charles Traore, Pedro Chirivella and Marcus Coco are all in line for recalls to the starting XI, while Kalifa Coulibaly is an option for a change-up top.

Top betting tips

Our expert tipster partners with are predicting under 2.5 in this match with odds goes for 1.55 on the platform.

The last four meetings between the two teams have resulted in three wins for Nantes and a draw so the hosts will be determined to break to hoodoo but the current form from the away team will not able to keep a clean sheet with the outcome comes 1.22 odds.

Another possible outcome that could be explored is both teams to score, BetPay slashed out an odds of 2.00 for the two teams to find the back of the net.

The odds favour Marseille to win the encounter and you can find 2.50 on Betpay

Prediction: Marseille 1-0 Nantes for high stakes, this is a pretty cool option which an odd of 6.70 odds attached to it.



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