Marseille VS Rennes BETTING TIPS (18.02.2017)
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Marseille VS Rennes
Olympique Marseille and Rennes meet at the Stade Vélodrome in a match for the 26th round of Ligue 1. Rennes won at home (3-2) for the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 21-09-2016. The history of direct confrontations played at this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 victories for each team in the last 4 games. However, in the last match at this stage, in a match for Ligue 1 on 18-03-2016, Rennes won by (2-5). The goals of the game were scored by F. Thauvin (20 ‘) and Rolando (50’) for Olympique Marseille and Y. Gourcuff (4 ‘and 59’), F. Diagne (9 ‘), O. Dembélé ‘) And G. Sio (77’) for Rennes. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between 6th and 8th overall, it is actually a clash between the 4th place in home games and the 15th as a visitor.
After 10 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in 6th place, having won 36 points. In the last game, they lost with Nantes away by (3-2), after having won (2-0) at home in a game against Guingamp. This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 9 points, with 14 goals scored and 25 conceded, and 27 points at home with 19 goals scored and 6 goals conceded. In the last 10 home games for the league, Olympique Marseille have 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat, with 23 points out of 30. In their domestic league matches the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (6 out of 12 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home games there is a tendency to few goals, since 5 of their last 12 games for this competition ended with less than 1.5 goals. In the 25 games he played in this event, he only got 1 turnaround in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Olympique Marseille leave for this unmotivated game after having lost their third consecutive away defeat at Nantes 3-2. Nevertheless, the foreigners occupy the 6th position of the French championship, to 4 points of the Lyon, equipment that occupies the zone that gives access to the European competitions. In this game against his fans, it is expected that coach Rudi Garcia will play in 4-3-3 privileging possession and organized attacks: Dmitri Payet is one of the main responsible for creating the offensive process. It is important to note that Gomis is the great highlight of this formation with 16 goals scored. Despite the poor performance away from home, the homey have a great ability to play at home, having won 8 victories in 12 games. Diaby, Hubocan and Kamara are missing from this match due to injury.
The visiting team is currently in 8th place with 35 points, after 8 wins, 9 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate game, tied off against Angers by (0-0). In the last game, they drew at home against Nice by (2-2). This is a stronger team in their field, where they won 25 points, against only 8 in their games as a visitor. In the last 10 away games for the championship, Rennes have won 1, 4 draws and 5 defeats, having won 7 points out of 30.
In this competition, he has drawn the last 4 games as a visitor and has not won any of the last 7 games he played as a visitor. In the matches played out for the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 5 of their 13 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of his last 10 matches, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 games in this event, he only managed 1 turnaround in 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There has been 1 period in the last 12 games played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 3 of his 7 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Rennes come to this game with a two-goal draw against Nice, however, and despite this good result, the team have not won for nine consecutive games: goals were scored by Giovanni Sio and Morgan Amalfitano. At the moment the outsiders have only minus 3 points compared to the opponent of this journey. In this away game, commander Christian Gourcuff must play with an eleven very similar to the last game, that is, the 4-4-2 being Mubele and Giovanni Sio the great responsible for tormenting the defensive line of the housekeepers: the second player is the Best scorer of the team with 6 goals scored. It is worth noting that Rennes only have 1 win in 12 games played away from home. For this game the coach can not count on Mexer, Gourcuff, Gnagnon and Raïs M’Bolhi, all injured.