Tip Saint Etienne - Marseille
Only PSG have a better home league record than St Etienne. They have won seven of their nine home league games with the other two ending in draws. Only one of their last 18 home league games have ended in defeat and they come into this match in great form. St Etienne have won their last three league and cup games scoring ten goals and keeping three clean sheets. They only have one league defeat in their last five games and the last four at home have all been won without conceding goals.
Whereas St Etienne have an excellent home record, Marseille struggle on the road. They have lost five of their nine away league games and conced 20 goals, two more than any other side in the table. Marseille come into this game on a poor run of eight games without a win including two domestic cup defeats, one to Andrezieux who are in National League 2. League form has seen Marseille draw three and lose one of their last four and on the road have a win,draw and loss in the last three. St Etienne can make home advantage pay and get three points from this game.
Key points Saint Etienne - Marseille
St Etienne are unbeaten at home this season in Ligue 1.
St Etienne have won their last three games by an aggregate of 10-0.
Marseille have conceded more away league goals than any other team in Ligue 1.
Conclusion Saint Etienne - Marseille
St Etienne are in great form at the moment, scoring lots of goals and keeping clean sheets. They have an excellent home league record, one only bettered by the league leaders PSG. Marseille are struggling for form and concede far too many away league goals with only one clean sheet. Go for St Etienne to get the home win and boost their Champions League hopes.
Saint Etienne Marseille Prediction published on January 14, 2019