Ligue 1 / Olympique Marseille vs Stade Rennes – The last match of the 8th round could be very interesting. Marseille occupies the 6th place and has lost just one match so far, which happened in the first round, but it merely drew in two previous ones. Rennes had started with a victory, while right now they have four-game winless streak. The two teams drew both their head-to-head played last year; the one played at the Velodrome stadium by 2-2.
Game Olympique Marseille vs Stade Rennes begins 29.09.2019 at 21:00 CET
It is hard to tell how much they are satisfied in Marseille with how the league unfolded so far, but after losing the first match to Reims at home by 2-0 they have six-game unbeaten streak. Olyimpique won three and drew three matches, where it is important to add that they defeated stronger rivals and drew with weaker ones. They have defeated Nice and Monaco in two regional derbies, and St. Etienne after that. In two previous rounds Olympique firstly drew at home with Montpellier and then played a goalless draw with Dijon away during the week. Kamara and Payet didn’t play since they were suspended after receiving red cards, and manager Villas-Boas made three changes in the team in total. Thauvin, Payet, Kamara and A. Gonzalez are still not in the team.
Probable lineups Olympique Marseille: Mandanda – Sarr, H. Sakai, Caleta-Car, Amavi – Strootman, M. Lopez, Sanson – Radonjic, Benedetto, Germain
Rennes has a fair deal of trouble after a great start and three victories in a row. They defeated Montpellier and Strasbourg away, but home triumph over reigning champion PSG is a story for itself. They also defeated the Parisians in the Cup’s final last season, but then lost in the Super Cup at the beginning of this one. Rennes didn’t win in four previous rounds and they drew with Brest and Lille, and lost to Nice at home and Nantes away in the previous round. Manager Stephan had made four changes in the team that played in Nantes but it didn’t help, since they were defeated by 1-0. Now, new changes are likely to come.
Probable lineups Stade Rennes: Mendy – Traore, Da Silva, Gnagnon, Maouassa – Bourigeaud, Martin, Camavinga – Del Castillo, Niang, Tait
Betting Pick: Olympique Marseille vs Stade Rennes
Marseille has problem with absences and that could be felt in the previous round. Now, they will face Rennes which are in a weak shape but see their chance at the Velodrome, which is why we forecast that both teams will score.
Pick: Both teams to score
Odds: 1.90 at bet365 (down to 1.80 can be played)
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