Metz vs Marseille prediction, betting odds and free tips 18/08/2023

Marseille look to make it two wins from two games into the new season while Metz lost their opener but hope to rescue some points at home in this second game of the season. Read this Metz vs Marseille preview for more.

Metz vs Marseille predictions by Punditfeed

Metz are back to the top flight after a season in the second tier. Will they win their first home game of the season in the French top flight? Here are the top Metz vs Marseille predictions:

Marseille to score first

We are tipping Marseille to score the first goal in this game. The odds for Marseille to score first are 1.50, translating to a probability of 66.67%. Metz had a terrible defensive performance in the season opener, shipped in 5 goals while Marseille won 2-1 at home and have dominated this matchup in the past.

Marseille to Win

Another Metz vs Marseille prediction is on the team to win. Thus, on the 1×2 betting market, we have settled on Marseille as the probable winner on matchday. They dominated Metz in the past and have a 56% win probability ahead of this game. Stats show that with odds of 1.80, Marseille always won 81% of their matches.

Both teams to score

The final Metz vs Marseille prediction is on the team to score in the Ligue 1 clash on 18th August 2023. We expect goals on both ends, noting that while Marseille are our pick to win the clash, Metz have generally had a good scoring run heading to this clash.

Metz vs Marseille Ligue 1 fixture preview


Metz were thrashed 5-1 by Rennes in their season opener. They face Marseille in the second game of the season, an even stronger opponent. Will Metz get something out of this clash?

The host have had a fairly good run lately, so scoring at least a goal in the season opener was encouraging. Moreover, before the defeat in the season opener, Metz had gone without defeat in their last 28 games. They bagged three wins in the last five, fixtures which do not include friendly pre-season matches.


Marseille on the other hand will be keen to get their second win of the season. With odds of 1.80, Marseille are the overwhelming favourite in the clash with an implied win probability of 56%. On the other hand, Metz have a win probability of 23% with odds of 4.33.

Metz vs Marseille h2h and form

In the last 20 meetings, Olympique Marseille won 11 times and lost 4 games to Metz in the last 20 meetings. Here are the current form of these teams:

Metz current form – LWWDW

Marseille’s current form –LWLLL

Metz vs Marseille FAQs

Metz vs Marseille prediction

  • Which UK TV will have a live broadcast of Metz vs Marseille on Friday, 18th August 2023? TNT Sports 2.
  • Who will referee Metz vs Marseille? Joremo Brisard.
  • Where will the game be played? Stade Saint Symphorien is the match venue.

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