Nantes vs Marseille Predictions

FC Nantes vs Olympique Marseille predictions for Friday’s clash in Ligue 1. Can Marseille get another positive result and continue their good start of their season or will Nantes make the most of the home advantage? Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.

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Nantes vs Marseille Predictions


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A Battle of Resilience against Momentum

Key Stats
– Five of the last seven Ligue 1 clashes between Nantes and Marseille saw both teams scoring.
– Marseille boastsa record of four back-to-back wins over Nantes.
– Mostafa Mohamed, Nantes’ beacon of hope, has netted three times in the past three games.

In the heart of Ligue 1’s exciting action, the Stade de la Beaujoire witnesses a riveting encounter this weekend. On one side, there’s the under-performing Nantes squad, struggling in the relegation zone after a mere point from their last three matches. On the other, the undefeated Marseille have soared, securing the second spot with two victories and a draw.

Despite their dismal form, Nantes showcased resilience in their recent 3-3 draw against Monaco. Their defence was under consistent pressure with Monaco taking 27 shots, yet they managed to hold on. Their swift attacks caught Monaco off-guard early, with Mostafa Mohamed and Jean-Charles Castelletto putting them ahead. However, lapses in concentration allowed their adversaries to claw back into the game.


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Marseille, on the contrary, enters this contest with momentum. A successful 2-0 win over Brest, courtesy of goals from Chancel Mbemba and Ismaila Sarr, extended their undefeated beginning. Their performance has been consistent, evident from their games against Reims and Metz. Despite a Champions League setback, Marcelino’s troops have stayed focused, turning league challenges into opportunities.

Past Battles and Team News

Historical data suggests a close contest. Five of the last seven encounters witnessed goals from both sides. Impressively, Marseille boast a record of four consecutive victories against Nantes. Interestingly, three of these wins were narrow, with a margin of just a single goal.

Nantes’ preparation for this duel isn’t ideal. Key players like Fabien Centonze and Nathan Zeze nurse injuries, while their dependable goalkeeper, Alban Lafont, recovers from a rib injury. Nonetheless, the side, likely lining up in a 3-4-2-1 formation, will heavily rely on Mostafa Mohamed, who already has three goals in three games.

For Marseille, despite the absence of Pedro Ruiz and Geoffrey Kondogbia, they look solid. Marcelino is expected to continue with his trusted 4-4-2 formation, integrating fresh recruit Renan Lodi and leveraging the prowess of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Iliman Ndiaye upfront.

The Crucial Numbers

Nantes, currently 13th in the BettingTips4You Expert Rating, has shown sparks. Players like Rémy Descamps and Mostafa Mohamed have stood out, but the team’s overall form remains concerning. Their stats reveal a team conceding more than they score and struggling with ball possession.

Marseille, ranked 3rd in the same rating system, exudes confidence. Led by stalwarts like Samuel Gigot and Jonathan Clauss, they exhibit dominance in duels and better ball possession.

Predictions and Insights

  1. Marseille to Win: Considering the current form and past encounters, Marseille seems better poised for victory. Nantes’ struggles, especially in the latter stages of games, might be their undoing. The win for Marseille won’t have too short odds, given Nantes’ unpredictable game against Monaco.
  2. Correct Score Prediction – 2-1 to Marseille: Analysing the attacking strength of both teams and the historical trend of Marseille winning by a single goal margin against Nantes, a 2-1 scoreline for Marseille appears plausible.
  3. Goalscorer Prediction – Mostafa Mohamed: The Nantes forward’s recent form suggests he might find the back of the net. With three goals in as many matches, he stands out as a potent threat to Marseille’s defence.


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