In the Europa League round of 16 first leg, Olympique Marseille will attempt to extend their winning streak in all competitions to four games when they face Villarreal.

Olympique Marseille x Villareal

Recently, OM has been amusingly scoring goals, and they are likely to maintain their attacking style of play. 

Top 3 marketsBest odds at bookmakers
Over 2.5 goals: ⚽1.77 at Bet9ja
Full-time draw: ✅2.30 at 1xbet
Full time draw: ✅3.70 at Sportybet

Olympique Marseille and Villareal: Previous Games 

Playing their first European action since the 2018 UEFA Europa League final, Marseille will take on Villarreal. Marseille has won all three of its most recent home UEFA Europa League matches despite keeping only one clean sheet in their previous fourteen games.

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Marcelino, the manager of Villarreal, has a losing record of only one in his past sixteen games in charge of the team. Jean-Louis Gasset, the new manager of Marseille, has led his team to a 12-3 victory in all three matches.

Probable Olympique Marseille Lineup

Lopez, Merlin, Balerdi, Mbemba, Clauss, Harit, Gueye, Ounahi, Sarr, Ndiaye, Aubameyang

Probable Villareal Lineup

Jorgensen, Moreno, Bailly, Kiko, Mosquera, Baena, Comesana, Coquelin, Akhomach, Moreno, Sorloth

Betting tips: Olympique Marseille x Villareal

Check out our predictions of the day for Olympique Marseille vs. Villarreal.

Prediction 1: Olympique Marseille x Villareal / Over 2.5 goals

After Jean-Louis Gasset took over as manager, Marseille had a dramatic turnaround after losing Gennaro Gattuso. Their recent victories against Shakhtar, Montpellier, and Clermont have lifted their spirits and performance. Villareal is one of the most entertaining teams in La Liga, and with Marcelino back in charge, we should see more than 2.5subsequentls in their next encounter. A thrilling matchup between the two squads is on the horizon.

Prediction 2: Olympique Marseille x Villareal / Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to score anytime

With new manager Jean-Louis Gasset in the dugout, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been on fire, netting 14 goals in 18 appearances. Now with seven goals in seven Europa League games, he has scored nineteen goals for the season. With odds of 2.40, Aubameyang is a valuable player to back since he is likely to continue scoring against Villarreal.

Prediction 3: Olympique Marseille x Villareal / Full-time draw.

The two clubs are almost equal in the league standings, yet they manage to stay up in the European tournaments. In their pursuit of a spot in the round of eight, both clubs will want to maintain a solid defensive hand. We are predicting a draw first-leg matchup between the two teams.