Marseille vs Dijon Preview and Prediction: Marseille to Win 2-0 at 11/2
Marseille and Dijon will begin their Ligue 1 seasons taking each other on at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille on Sunday, 6th August.
Dijon was promoted to Ligue 1 last season and played two games against Marseille. The first Marseille won 1 – 2 and the second ended in a 1 – 1 draw.
Marseille has been having a strong preseason. Last week they defeated KV Oostende 4 – 2 in a Europa League match. Before that they drew with Rangers in a Club Friendly and they enjoyed victories over Sporting CP, Fenerbahce and Vitorul in the weeks before.
Dijon has also had its share of success. They held Strasbourg to a goalless draw in a friendly last week. Before that they lost 0 – 2 to Bourg-en-Bresse but they defeated Le Puy 0 – 2 in a friendly and Sochaux 2 – 3.
However, Marseille finished eleven places above Dijon last season and with 25 more points. Furthermore, Marseille are playing this game at home and will be eager to get the season off to a good start. On the face of it Dijon certainly have their work cut out.
A 2 – 0 win for Marseille is the most likely outcome with Paddy Power and Boyle Sports both offering odds of 11/2.
Paddy Power Odds: 2/5 Marseille to Win, 7/2 for a Draw and 13/2 Dijon to Win
Boyle Sports: 2/5 Marseille to Win, 7/2 for a Draw and 13/2 Dijon to Win