PSG vs Marseille Prediction, Betting Tips and Match Preview. Check the match preview, betting tips, useful info and football predictions for the match between PSG vs Marseille in Ligue 1.
PSG vs Marseille Match Preview
On paper, this is a clash between 1st and 3rd in the French Ligue 1, but the Paris Saint Germain vs Marseille will not just be that. With an eye on their upcoming encounter Coupe de France clash, it would be interesting how both sides will take up this clash at the Parc des Princes on Sunday, February 25, so check out our PSG vs Marseille prediction and betting tips.
PSG bounced from their loss against Real Madrid in the Champions League by thrashing Strasbourg 5-2 last weekend. That should get the wheels back in motion for the table toppers who are 12 points ahead after 26 games (68 pts, W22, D2, L2). They have lost only twice all season – a surprise loss to Strasbourg and a setback at Lyon. In their earlier fixture against Marseille, PSG dropped points by settling for a 2-2 draw. Their last ten league matches saw PSG lose only once (W9) and that speaks volumes of the side that has excellent attacking firepower at its disposal – they have scored an astonishing 83 goals in just 26 matches at an average of 3.12 per game. In addition, the fact that they are yet to drop a point in 13 home games make them favourites for this match!
Marseille lost 1-0 against Braga, but still progressed in the Europa League and should be confident coming into the fixture. The loss to Braga was their first in 2018 and that speaks volumes of their form ahead of this Paris Saint Germain vs Marseille fixture. The visitors are third in the table after 26 games (55 pts, W16, D7, L3) and are 13 points behind their hosts. They are in cracking form in the league, having lost just once in their last 21 fixtures (W14, D6). Having defeated Bordeaux 1-0 last weekend, Marseille should feel up for the challenge although facing PSG is never going to be an easy task. Can the visitors spring a surprise and dish out a third league loss on the Parisians?
PSG vs Marseille H2H
PSG are undefeated in their last 16 matches against Marseille in all competitions, including a draw earlier in the season.
PSG vs Marseille Team News
PSG have a fully fit squad for this game.
Kostas Mitroglu and Steve Mandanda remain out of contention for this fixture while Gregory Sertic is a doubt.
PSG vs Marseille Probable Line-ups
Paris Saint Germain: Areola (GK), Alves, Marquinhos, Silva, Yuri, Verratti, Diarra, Rabiot, Mbappe, Cavani, Neymar.
Marseille: Pele (GK), Sakai, Rami, Rolando, Amavi, Anguissa, Gustavo, Thauvin, Sanson, Payet, Germain.
PSG vs Marseille Prediction
The way PSG have conceded a couple of goals to Strasbourg last weekend augurs well for Marseille who should be confident of finding the back of the net. Although winning the match looks out of Marseille’s reach, it is worth backing both the sides to score a goal. If you are looking for a winner, there is value in backing PSG double chance, as the best Marseille could do is to draw the game.