Tip Lille Osc - Marseille
Lille have recovered well from the uninspiring show they had in January and as they host Olympique Marseille they will be gunning for a fourth straight win. Lille head to this clash on 40 points and in fourth place, while Marseille are second with 49 points. Higher placed Strasbourg and Rennes have fallen to Lille while the win over Angers in the most recent matches was well expected. Lille hope to add another heavyweight to their list of casualties and Marseille, coming from a loss to Lyon in the French Cup quarters, seem like good prey. Apart from their three straight wins, Lille have scored in each of the last four matches. They have scored two goals in four of their last seven matches. They have two straight clean sheets going to the game but have conceded in the remaining four of the last six matches. Lille have four wins and three clean sheets in their last five home matches and have lost just once in their last 12 home matches in Ligue 1, winning nine. They have beaten Marseille in two of the last three meetings while the last four matches have each produced over 2.5 goals.
Marseille, coming from a loss to Lyon in the Cup, will not want to slip up in the race against a distant PSG. They will hope to build on their three clean sheets in the last four matches. They have three wins in the last five matches and the loss to Lyon just brought to an end a 16-match unbeaten run. Marseille have scored more than one goal in just four of the last 11 matches while they have one loss and five wins in the last nine away matches. They remain unbeaten in 13 Ligue 1 matches and go to this clash on five straight clean sheets in the league. They have not lost in six Ligue 1 matches away from home, keeping five clean sheets in the process. They have beaten Lille in six of the last 10 meetings.
Key points Lille Osc - Marseille
Marseille have not lost in 13 Ligue 1 matches.
Lille have lost just one of their last 12 home matches in Ligue 1.
Marseille have one loss in their last 17 matches.
Lille have two straight clean sheets.
Marseille have six wins in 10 meetings with Lille.
Conclusion Lille Osc - Marseille
Both teams here carry a good run and going by their recent forms, especially defensively, we don’t expect a lot of goals here. Lille have two straight clean sheets and Marseille three in the last four matches. Also, Marseille have not lost any of the last 13 Ligue 1 away matches and Lille have lost just one of 12 at home. We feel this could end in a draw and better a 0-0 one for the risk takers.
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Lille Osc Marseille Prediction published on February 15, 2020