The weekend games come to a climactic end, with the first round of fixtures from the European games across the continent. There would be seeing some action this midweek across Europe in a few days. Today we expect this weekend to be action-packed with the teams ready and raring to go.
We have carefully curated the best options from the fixtures this week. We are certain of a near hit after today’s predictions
Marseille will look to add to its point tally in this pivotal match of round 30 as they face a challenge in their fight for Champions League place next season, but also with a potential title assault as well. Lorient had its undefeated run of three games ended last weekend to Lille. Marseille won their first match of the season 3-1, but that is not all, the visiting side is on an incredible seven-game winning streak against Lorient. Bet9ja have 1.64 odds, Paripesa have 1.68 odds and 1xBet have 1.68 odds.
Monaco’s ascension toward the top of the league is back on track after two straight victories. They won’t be winning the title but there is a prize at the end of the road, and it is called the Champions League. Lens, Marseille, and Monaco are fighting for the two remaining spots. The visiting team will be determined to take the game to Nantes, as they did in their first match this season which Monaco won 4-1. Interestingly, regarding this Nantes vs Monaco prediction, three out of their past four encounters ended in a draw. Nantes has a whole different agenda at the finish line of the season, they are trying to avoid relegation, and currently, the team is only four points away from the relegation zone. Bet9ja have 1.97 odds, Paripesa have 2.002 odds and 1xBet have 2.00 odds.
Hoffenheim is targeting their third Bundesliga victory on the spin when they host Schalke on Sunday evening. Hoffenheim should be armed with plenty of confidence on Sunday having just recorded back-to-back Bundesliga wins for the first time since August, and the hosts look primed to deliver a crucial blow in the battle for survival on Sunday. The home side has already beaten Schalke twice this term in league and cup. Notching a huge eight times along the way and more success could be in the offing here. Bet9ja have 1.90 odds, Paripesa have 1.97 odds and 1xBet have 1.97 odds.
Anderlecht is 8th overall but the recent run of form proves they can mount another strong challenge against shaky Westerlo to make it four wins in a row in the Pro League. Anderlecht is our pick to win the game, so in the 1×2 betting market, bet on the home team to win as our first Anderlecht vs Westerlo prediction. The hosts come to this game with three wins in a row and the most notable thing about the good run is that all were clean-sheet wins. On the other hand, Westerlo has LWW in the last three and none had a clean sheet. Bet9ja have 1.72 odds, Paripesa have 1.73 odds and 1xBet have 1.73 odds.
Ajax has changed its goal for the final stage of the Eredivisie season with the title defense in peril. Ajax took a bit of vengeance in the midweek when they defeated Feyenoord in the Dutch Cup semi-finals, which happened two and a half weeks after the Rotterdam team won the league derby in Amsterdam. The game against Fortuna is a perfect opportunity to regain some confidence in front of the goal. Regarding this Ajax vs Fortuna Sittard. Bet9ja have 1.26 odds, Paripesa have 1.27 odds and 1xBet have 1.27 odds.
Montpellier will defend its unbeaten streak since the arrival of a new manager, and with Toulouse coming to town there will be another chance to improve the team’s standings late in the season. The last five matches between these teams ended with at least three goals in the back of the net. When we check at their stats for the season, Montpellier had 17 over 2.5 goals matches on the record including two from their last five games while Toulouse is tied for the best ‘over’ team in the league with 19 of those games. Their goal average is 3.3 per match with a total of 19 games that went over the preferred mark. Bet9ja have 1.72 odds, Paripesa have 1.84 odds and 1xBet have 1.84 odds.
Emmen is looking to draw some inspiration and earn a big win that would allow them to move just a fraction from the relegation zone. The reason is based on their current form, but also on the way they play when facing each other. The home team had three out of the last five encounters with at least three goals scored while NEC had four matches with over 2.5 goals from the same number of games. NEC is also on a three-match streak of ‘over’ matches. For the season, Emmen had 13 matches with more than two goals in the back of the net, and Nijmegen’s team record is at ten, the lowest mark in Eredivisie. Bet9ja have 1.83 odds, Paripesa have 1.90 odds and 1xBet have 1.90 odds.
Leeds and Crystal Palace go head-to-head at Elland Road in the Premier League on Sunday. Leeds have been playing with plenty of menaces in the final third since Javi Gracia took the reins. As evidenced by their return of nine goals from their last four league matches. Defensively, they have looked at their usual generous selves. However, shipping at least twice in three of their last four runouts. The chances of another high-scoring tussle feel high on Sunday when Leeds entertain potent counter-attackers Palace. Bet9ja have 2.08 odds, Paripesa have 2.23 odds and 1xBet have 2.23 odds.
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With three goals and an assist in his last four Premier League appearances. With a new long-term deal inked with Leeds chucked in for good measure. It’s been quite a few weeks for Jack Harrison and the attacking midfielder looks like a potential game-changer for his team again on Sunday. Bet9ja have 5.25 odds while Paripesa have 5.00 odds.
We won’t go further looking for a potentially deciding factor for this match than Alexandre Lacazette. The prolific Lyon striker has scored 17 goals this season even with some missed games. He he also added four assists to his record. Bet9ja have 2.20 odds while Paripesa have 2.00 odds.
The experienced Frenchman is getting better with each passing game and is in the middle of his best season yet. He has scored 17 league goals and also delivered four assists. While being one of the most consistent players for Monaco. Bet9ja have 2.20 odds while Paripesa have 2.00 odds.
The Chilean football legend has been terrific for Marseille this season after arriving from Inter Milan last summer. He has scored 12 league goals which is the highest mark on the team. Sanchez also had one assist while making 26 appearances in Ligue 1. Alexis Sánchez has scored three of their last four goals and also struck for Chile during the international break. Bet9ja have 2.90 odds while Paripesa have 2.40 odds.
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