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Marseille vs. Montpellier 4/10/2022 Ligue 1 Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Marseille clashes with Montpellier on 4/10/2022 at 02:00 PM.

Marseille takes on Montpellier in a Ligue 1 match. Marseille with a record of 16-8-6 this season comes into this game with a 10-3-2 record on the road. Montpellier is 12-5-13 this season and is 7-3-6 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Marseille and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Montpellier won and now turns their attention to Marseille at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Montpellier and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does Montpellier bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Marseille.

The Marseille Roster

The Players to Watch for the Marseille

William Saliba DF



William Saliba has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. William Saliba has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

William Saliba has 0 Yellow Cards this season. William Saliba has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mattéo Guendouzi MF



Mattéo Guendouzi has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Marseille teammates, Mattéo Guendouzi had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mattéo Guendouzi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mattéo Guendouzi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Dimitri Payet FW,MF



As a scorer, Dimitri Payet had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Marseille teammates, Dimitri Payet had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dimitri Payet has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Dimitri Payet has 5 Red Cards this season.

Boubacar Kamara MF,DF



Boubacar Kamara has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Boubacar Kamara has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Boubacar Kamara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Boubacar Kamara has 0 Red Cards this season.

Gerson MF,DF



Gerson has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gerson has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Gerson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gerson has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Montpellier Roster

The Players to Watch for the Montpellier

Joris Chotard MF



Joris Chotard has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Joris Chotard has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joris Chotard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joris Chotard has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jordan Ferri MF



Jordan Ferri has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Jordan Ferri had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordan Ferri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Ferri has 0 Red Cards this season.

Florent Mollet FW,MF



As a scorer, Florent Mollet had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Florent Mollet has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Florent Mollet has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Florent Mollet has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nicolas Cozza DF



Nicolas Cozza has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Nicolas Cozza had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicolas Cozza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolas Cozza has 0 Red Cards this season.

Téji Savanier MF



Téji Savanier has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Montpellier teammates, Téji Savanier had 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Téji Savanier has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Téji Savanier has 3 Red Cards this season.

Marseille Team Stats

The Marseille Offensive Stats and Metrics

Marseille scored 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Marseille was able to score 1.07 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Marseille converted on 0.31 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Marseille attempted 4.27 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Marseille is able to get 31.8% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Marseille Defensive Stats and Metrics

Marseille gave up 0.9 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.87 shots were saved by Marseille goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Marseille truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.1% of shots on target were saved by Marseille goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Marseille goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 36.7% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Marseille Utility Stats

Marseille tried 11.6 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Marseille is in the top 82 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Marseille had 12.87 interceptions. Marseille is in the top 37 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Marseille has committed 9.73 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Marseille is in the top 5 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Marseille drew 12.97 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Marseille is in the top 38 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Marseille committed an offside 1.5 times. Marseille is in the top 22 percentile in offside calls against them.







Montpellier Team Stats

The Montpellier Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score 1.37 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score 0.90 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Montpellier was able to score on 0.33 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Montpellier attempts 4.1 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Montpellier is able to get 36.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Montpellier Defensive Stats and Metrics

Montpellier gave up 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Montpellier plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Montpellier goalkeepers fended off 5.3 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Montpellier goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 74.2% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 30.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Montpellier. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Montpellier Utility Stats

Montpellier tried 12.3 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier in the top 77 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Montpellier has successfully intercepted 16.3 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier in the top 11 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Montpellier has committed 11.97 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier in the top 31 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Montpellier drew 13.5 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Montpellier in the top 28 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Montpellier had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.33 times per 90 minutes of action. Montpellier is in the top 11 percentile in offside calls against them.

Marseille vs. Montpellier Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Marseille 3 Montpellier 0

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