Marseilles 7/2 to win the French Ligue 1 title
Competition: Ligue 1
Market: Marseilles to win the title
Odds: 7/2 @ Betfair
Marseilles have enjoyed a dream start to their Ligue 1 campaign. Marco Bielsa’s side finished 6th in the league last season, but are currently top of the pack, with 22 points from nine games. L’OM have won their last seven Ligue 1 matches on the bounce, and are seven points clear of the holders Paris Saint-Germain – who are vying for a third consecutive league title.
While there’s plenty of the season to go, Marseilles are dreaming of winning their first league crown since 2009/10, with a number of outstanding performances from players ensuring that they remain at the summit.
Striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has bagged nine goals in as many games so far, While Dimitri Payet has scored three, made three assists, and has created 29 chances in Ligue 1 – more chance than any other player this season. The deadly duo have been part of Marseille’s terrific start, but their recent defensive record has also been key.
Bielsa’s side have conceded just three goals from seven games, and are being given odds of 7/2 to win the league title this season as a result of having such an all-round strong outfit.
Bet: Marseilles to win the French Ligue 1 title @ 7/2 with Betfair >>