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Saturday's Ligue 1 predictions including Marseille vs. Rennes

Sports Mole provides score predictions for both of Saturday's Ligue 1 fixtures - Montpellier vs. Lens and Marseille vs. Rennes.


Montpellier vs. Lens (Saturday, 4.00pm)

Montpellier manager Michel Der Zakarian pictured in February 2020© Reuters

Two teams with previous ambitions of European qualification will be aiming to bounce back from respective defeats this weekend as Montpellier HSC welcome Lens to the Stade de la Mosson.

The hosts were thrashed 4-0 by Paris Saint-Germain last Friday as their abysmal run continued, while Lens suffered an unexpected defeat to Nice in their most recent outing.

We say: Montpellier HSC 1-2 Lens


Only bottom two sides Nimes (41) and Lorient (40) have shipped more goals than Montpellier (39) so far - a statistic which bodes well for Gael Kakuta and co this weekend. The hosts will continue to struggle for goals at the correct end of the pitch in the absence of Delort, and even though Lens still have problems of their own to iron out, we are backing the visitors to take the spoils and pile more misery on Der Zakarian.

Our tipster partners are predicting under 3.5 goals.

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Marseille vs. Rennes (Saturday, 8.00pm)

Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas pictured on January 23, 2021© Reuters

Fifth meets sixth in Ligue 1 this weekend as European hopefuls Rennes and Marseille lock horns at the Orange Velodrome on Saturday evening.

Both sides are aiming to bounce back from defeats last time out, with Marseille being put to the sword by Monaco, while Rennes lost narrowly to Lille.

We say: Marseille 1-2 Rennes


Milik should add another attacking dimension to a Marseille side who are in desperate need of it, but Villas-Boas has numerous problems to address at the other end of the pitch as well. Rennes were not blown away by Lille by any stretch, and while a trip to Marseille is never a straightforward game no matter how well Les Olympiens are playing, Stephan's men should do enough to eke out a crucial win.

Our tipster partners are predicting a double chance bet on a home win or an away win.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Lille332010354203470
2Paris Saint-GermainPSG33223874254969
3MonacoMonaco33215770383268
4Lyon331910465323367
5Lens33141185245753
6Marseille33141094641552
7Rennes33149104335851
8Montpellier HSCMontpellier331211105354-147
9Metz331110123638-243
10Nice33127144144-343
11Reims33914103838041
12Angers33118143450-1641
13Saint-EtienneSt Etienne33109143850-1239
14StrasbourgStrasbourg33107164251-937
15Brest33107164556-1137
16Bordeaux33106173548-1336
17Lorient3388174061-2132
18Nimes3387183260-2831
19NantesNantes33513153351-1828
20Dijon3339212256-3418

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