Marseille vs. Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 Game Preview


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Marseille hosts Paris Saint-Germain in what should be a very entertaining Ligue 1 game on Sunday. Paris Saint-Germain is coming off a 2-1 home win against Angers on October 15 while Marseille beat Lorient 4-1 at home on Sunday. Paris Saint-Germain leads the Ligue 1 standings with 27 points in 10 games while Marseille is in third place with 17 points in nine games.

The player to watch in this game is Lionel Messi, who is still after his first Ligue 1 goal. Messi has played in three games (two starts and one as a sub) and he has 0 goals, 0 assists and nine shots. This will be a great opportunity to get some more playing time and find his rhythm. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Marseille: 5.40
• Paris Saint-Germain: 1.58
• Draw: 4.40

• Marseille: +1: 1.94
• Paris Saint-Germain: -1: 1.98

• Over 2.5, 3: 1.85
• Under 2.5, 3: 2.05

Key Points to Consider

Last 5: Paris Saint-Germain, coming off a 2-1 home win against Angers on October 15, have 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 5 Ligue 1 games. Marseille, coming off a 4-1 home against Lorient on Sunday, have 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw in their last 5 Ligue 1 games.

Momentum: Paris Saint-Germain has been on an upward trend — with 4 wins in their last 5 Ligue 1 games.

Head-to-Head: These two teams last met in Ligue 1 action on February 7 and Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0.

Projected Leaders

For Marseille, Bamba Dieng has a 17.56 percent chance to score. He averages 0.95 shots overall per sim, 0.48 shots on goal per and 0.19 goals per sim.

For Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappe has a 49.52 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.45 shots overall per sim, 1.33 shots on goal per and 0.69 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

The Under.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the Under in this one. Average score in simulations is Paris Saint-Germain 1.39 to Marseille 0.47.

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