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Marseille vs Man City Betting Tips, Predictions and Odds - BTTS backed in second Champions League group game

  • Marseille face Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday
  • The match will take place at the Orange Velodrome
  • Marseille have lost just 1 of their first 8 games in Ligue 1
  • Manchester City are unbeaten away from home this season
  • Manchester City have drawn their last two away games 1-1
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Marseille can claim a share of the points (Getty Images)

Marseille take on Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday with the visitors looking to make it two wins from two in the group stages. The hosts are seeking their first points of the competition after losing their opening game in Group C.

Marseille Form


Marseille have made a decent start to the Ligue 1 season, finding themselves fourth in the table after eight games. Andre Villas-Boas’ team made it five games unbeaten in the league at the weekend with a 1-0 away win at Lorient thanks to Leonardo Benardi’s second half goal.

That will have helped lift morale after Marseille kicked off their Champions League campaign with a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to Olympiakos. It appeared as though the French outfit were on their way to a hard-fought point before Koka scored a 90th minute winner for the Greek side. 

That result leaves Marseille under pressure to avoid defeat on Tuesday or face a real uphill battle to qualify for the round of 16.

Marseille Team News


Marseille have no fresh injury concerns coming into Tuesday and could go with an unchanged lineup from the weekend’s victory at Lorient.

Man City Form


Manchester City’s stuttering start to the season continued at the weekend with a 1-1 draw away to West Ham. Pep Guardiola’s side had to come from behind to earn their point as Michail Antonio’s opener was cancelled out by Phil Foden’s second Premier League goal of the campaign.

City have now one win from their last four Premier League games, picking up just five points from a possible 12 during that time.  

They did make a winning start in the UEFA Champions League last week thanks to a 3-1 win over Porto. Despite falling a goal behind to Luis Diaz’s effort, Sergio Aguero, Ilkay Gundogan and Ferran Torres goals ensured City took all the three points.

Man City Team News


Manchester City will be without Nathan Ake, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus for this midweek away trip.

Marseille vs Manchester City Head to Head

This is the first time these two sides have ever met in a competitive match in their respective histories.

Marseille vs Man City Odds


Marseille are big underdogs in this contest with a price of 9.00 to get their first win of the group stages. Manchester City are 1.33 favourites, while the draw is priced at 5.25 at bet365.

Marseille vs Man City Match Up


There aren’t many teams who can compete with the quality and depth of Manchester City’s squad and Marseille will have an uphill battle from that perspective. But City’s lack of form may leave the door open for the French side to pull off a shock.

Marseille vs Man City Stats


  • Marseille have lost 1 of their 8 matches this season (Ligue 1).
  • Marseille are unbeaten in their last 5 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Marseille have drawn 3 of their last 6 matches 1-1 (all competitions).
  • Marseille haven’t won a home game in the Champions League since February 2012.
  • Manchester City have won 1 of their last 4 league matches (Premier League).
  • Manchester City are unbeaten away from home this season - W2 D2 - in all competitions.
  • Manchester City have drawn their last two away matches 1-1 (Premier League).
  • Manchester City have seen BTTS in 6 of their 8 matches this season (all competitions).

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Where is Marseille vs Man City being played?

Marseille vs Man City is being played at the Orange Velodrome in Marseille, France.

When is Marseille vs Man City being played?

Marseille vs Man City is being played at 8.00pm GMT on Tuesday 27 October 2020.

What competition are Marseille vs Man City playing in?

Marseille vs Man City are playing in the UEFA Champions League.

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Verdict

Manchester City haven’t looked themselves over recent weeks. This will be a tough away trip against a resilient Marseille team who have only lost to Paris Saint-Germain this season. I’m backing Marseille to get a point from Pep Guardiola’s side this midweek.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes Both Teams To Score @-125 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @425 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @900 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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