PSG vs Marseille: Hosts can oblige in high-scoring clash
PSG’s outstanding home form in Ligue 1 makes them an automatic pick to beat Marseille, but the visitors are fancied to play their part in an entertaining encounter.
These teams shared the spoils in a 2-2 thriller at Stade Velodrome in October, when Neymar was sent off late on but Edinson Cavani still managed to snatch a stoppage-time equaliser.
Prior to that, five of their previous six meetings had ended with PSG coming out on top and both teams scoring.
Punters can get 23/20 for such an outcome here and that will do for us in our PSG vs Marseille betting predictions.
A Look At Paris Saint-Germain’s Betting Odds
PSG bounced back well from a 3-1 Champions League loss at Real Madrid when beating Strasbourg 5-2 at Parc des Princes last weekend.
Cavani’s late double followed strikes by Julian Draxler, Neymar and Angel Di Maria as the runaway leaders made it 13 straight home wins in France’s top flight this term.
Unai Emery’s expensively-assembled side has netted a whopping 51 times in those triumphs at this venue and we can’t see that scoring rate slowing down anytime soon.
Looking at the PSG vs Marseille odds, Evens for a home win and over 3.5 goals in the game is another solid option.
A Look At Marseille’s Betting Odds
Marseille’s 12-match unbeaten run came to an end when losing 1-0 at Braga in the Europa League on Thursday, but they still advanced thanks to a 3-0 victory in France the previous week.
Former Newcastle misfit Florian Thauvin was only a late substitute in Portugal after being rested on the bench, but he has been in superb form of late.
The 25-year-old had netted eight times in as many games before that trip, including a hat-trick in a 6-3 defeat of Metz.
Valere Germain is another going well up front, with a double in the first leg with Braga completing a run of nine goals in 11 games.
Those stats back up our view that third-placed Marseille can contribute towards a high-scoring game, although the percentage pick is still to go with a PSG player for any scorecast wagers.
Neymar to break the deadlock in a 4-1 home win is 28/1 and that completes our PSG vs Marseille betting tips.
PSG 5-2 Strasbourg – Julian Draxler, Neymar, Angel Di Maria, Edinson Cavani (2)
Braga 1-0 MARSEILLE
Head-to-head: Marseille 2-2 PSG, Marseille 1-5 PSG, PSG 0-0 Marseille, Marseille 2-4 PSG, Marseille 1-2 PSG, PSG 2-1 Marseille
Source : sports.bwin.com