Marseille vs PSG – Betting Preview
Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain will square off in the Coupe de France’s round of 16 on Wednesday night at the Orange Velodrome in the most recent Le Classique.
The hosts’ recent winning streak came to an end in a 3-1 loss to Nice, while Les Parisiens overcame a deficit to upset Toulouse 2-1 last weekend.
When Marseille takes on PSG in the Round of 16 of the French Cup, they intend to put up a fight.
Marseille is doing everything they can to challenge PSG and surprise package Lens at the top of the Ligue 1 standings this season.
PSG has not appeared nearly as dominant in this tournament since the domestic campaign resumed following the conclusion of the World Cup.
Marseille is aware that in order to win any hardware this year and claim their first league championship since the 2009–10 season, they will need to defeat the absolute best of French football and now might be the perfect time!
Mbappe scored five of PSG’s seven goals in a 7-0 rout of sixth-tier opponents Pays de Cassel. The 14-time Cup of France champions were ousted by Nice on penalties at this level of the competition last year, but they defeated Chateauroux 3-1 this season.
In nine games since the World Cup, the champions have only managed to keep two clean sheets, highlighting where most of their wintertime weaknesses have been.
But four of PSG’s last five meetings with Classique rivals Marseille have ended in victory, including a narrow 1-0 win when the bitter foes did battle in Ligue 1 in October!
1X2 Betting Odds
Let’s have a look at the odds in the 1×2 market for match result.
An intriguing matchup will take place between the two clubs as they compete to advance to the French Cup’s next round. Even with players like Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe, PSG has had difficulty winning games since the World Cup, while Marseille has also had some difficulty.
However, PSG should triumph since they have the biggest offensive threat in the divisions!
So yes, the home side are the underdogs in this one with odds standing @ 3.38.
It is rarely ever the case that PSG are not the favourites to win when they walk into a Ligue 1 match, and despite having a turbulent form, they are the favourites to win @ 2.25.
The possibility that this one ends in stalemate after the 90 mins are over, stands @ 3.82.
Total goals over/under
The odds that the total number of goals scored will be over 2.5, stands @ 1.74.
While the odds that the total number of goals will be under 2.5, stands @ 2.34.
Olympique Marseille scores 1.62 goals when playing at home and Paris Saint-Germain scores 2.79 goals when playing away (on average).
If those numbers are any indicators, we should have another interesting match on our hands!