Nice vs Marseille. Who will be stronger in the Côte d'Azur derby?

On August 22, in the match of the 3rd round of the French Ligue 1, the teams of Nice and Marseille will fight. The meeting will be hosted by the Allianz Riviera arena (Nice).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Nice vs Marseille


Nice at the very start of the championship stalled, having played in a draw with Reims 0: 0. But already in the next match, the "gymnasts" shot, on the road they simply defeated the champion Lille 4: 0. Christophe Galtier's charges immediately rushed into the attack, thanks to which the hosts were leading 2: 0 by the fifth minute. Later, the eagles had to fight off the attacks of the Great Danes for some time, after which they again increased their advantage. Already in the second half, the guests had no need to force events, they simply waited for mistakes from Lille. Dolberg (double), Budaoui and Guiri scored goals for the gymnasts.

Nice takes 4th place in the championship, gaining 4 points, with a goal difference of 4: 0.


Marseille is still only swinging, in the first round the team barely snatched the victory from the hands of Montpellier 3: 2. In the last battle, the "Provençals" on their territory parted with Bordeaux 2: 2. The guys Jorge Sampaoli entered the fight perfectly, already leading the score 2: 0 at the end of the first half . After that, the "blue-white" relaxed too much, which is why the "paladins" were able to restore balance. All further attempts of the “southerners” did not bring the team any result. Paye and Under scored goals for Olympic.

Marseille is 6th in Ligue 1 with 4 points, with a goal difference of 5: 4.

Nice vs Marseille

Nice vs Marseille facts

  • Olympique Marseille are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 Ligue 1 matches.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers give the minimum advantage in this pair to guests. The quotes for the success of Nice are 2.83, for the draw - 3.32, for the victory of Marseille the coefficient is 2.63. Bookmakers don't expect goals from French teams. BC 1xbet offers to bet on "total over 2.5" with quotes - 2.03, on "total less than 2.5" quotes - 1.85.  Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Both teams have a good start to the season, they have every chance of at least fighting for the European Cup zone at the end of the championship. In the face-to-face duel, Nice will win, the team is inspired by the latest success, so the “gymnasts” will do their best to throw the dangerous pursuer off their shoulders. In favor of the hosts is the factor of the home field, excellent play in attack and defense, but the guests have a weak point in defense: Nice's victory - 2.83.

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