Marseille vs Athletic Bilbao Today’s Soccer Prediction
In the first leg of the last 16 of the Europa League Olympique de Marseille (FRA) receives Atletico de Bilbao (ESP) in a match scheduled for next Thursday at 20:05 (Portuguese time). Marseille eliminated Sporting Braga in the final round of 16 for a 3-1 aggregate lead, their first leg to win 3-0 at home. You will try to take advantage again of the house factor (where it has been very strong this season) to repeat the feat and gain a comfortable advantage for the second hand. Atletico Bilbao have reached this stage after eliminating the Spartak of Moscow by a total of 4-3 in the sixteenth round. The Spaniards are going through a bad moment and only managed 1 victory (and 3 losses) in their last 5 games. They will try to win a good result in Marseille but it will not be an easy match .
Marseille – Athletic Bilbao
The house factor, very important in international competitions.
Bilbao have lost 3 of their last 4 away games (for all competitions).
Marseille have not lost any of the last 12 games they have played at home for all competitions (8 wins and 4 losses).
The French will do everything to gain advantage at home because they know that it will not be easy to play in Bilbao in the second leg.
Soccer Prediction of the Day Marseille vs Athletic Bilbao
We expect a very well balanced and well played game but we believe that the home factor will make a difference in the result. Bet Marseille win this match!
Prediction Today: Marseille wins