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Aubameyang vs Scamacca: Top Strikers Clash in Marseille vs Atalanta

After knocking out Liverpool in the last stage of the Europa League, Atalanta will be eager to go all the way and lift the trophy. Meanwhile, Marseille’s only competitive home defeat this season came against Ligue 1 champions PSG. See the latest Europa League odds here.


Aubameyang vs Scamacca: Top Strikers Clash in Marseille vs Atalanta
Aubameyang vs Scamacca: Top Strikers Clash in Marseille vs Atalanta

Marseille vs Atalanta Match Information

  • Match: Marseille (6-3-3) vs Atalanta (6-3-1)
  • Location: Stade Velodrome, Marseille, France
  • Day/Time: Thursday, May 2nd, 3 p.m. ET
  • Marseille vs Atalanta Live Stream: Fubo.tv


Stade Velodrome will be packed when Olympique Marseille and Atalanta square off in the Europa League semi-finals, first leg. Marseille aims to build on a 2-1 win over Lens and is surely capable of making life difficult for the Orobici in front of home fans.

Atalanta, on the other hand, is eyeing its fourth consecutive win in all competitions after recording a routine 2-0 victory over Empoli at the weekend.

The Orobici did well to shock Liverpool in the quarter-finals, but seeing that Marseille has turned their Velodrome into a real fortress, it’s tough to back the visitors on the moneyline.


Marseille is the betting favorite at +155 odds to win the match. You can watch the game on FOX or stream it on FuboTV on Thursday, May 2nd, at 3 p.m. ET.



Marseille vs Atalanta Odds and Spreads

Marseille vs Atalanta Betting Tips

  • Marseille has only lost one home game all season across all competitions.
  • Atalanta has lost two of their last four on the road.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 10 goals in 11 Europa League appearances.
  • Marseille and Atalanta netted in their last five Europa League home and away games, respectively.
  • Marseille won their last five Europa League home games, three by two or more goals.
  • Marseille scored the opening goal in five of their last six Europa League home matches.
  • Atalanta notched two or more goals in four of their five away Europa League games.


Velodrome: Marseille Aims to Exploit Home Advantage Against Atalanta

Marseille has suffered a disappointing domestic season, but any positives have come here at the Orange Velodrome. The only chance for Marseille to play in the Champions League next season is to go all the way and lift the Europa League trophy.

Their only home loss came against Ligue 1 champions PSG while beating the likes of Ajax, Shakhtar, Villarreal, and Benfica at home in the Europa League.

The Italians are no pushovers, as they showed when they knocked out Liverpool, but they have lost away to Fiorentina and Cagliari in the past month and will know their best chance of progressing in this tie will come in Bergamo next week.

Value Bet Alert! +150 Odds for Atalanta to Score Twice

Despite both teams’ recent goalscoring output, goals may be at a premium in this one. The visitors have scored 18 goals in this season’s competition, but have only conceded seven, which could give their French hosts some issues.

They also managed to keep a clean sheet away from home against Liverpool, highlighting their strengths at the back.

This will be the first time the two sides meet. Marseille’s record against Italian teams is poor, winning seven out of 24 games. Atalanta has played just seven fixtures against French opposition but has been victorious on five occasions.

If you’re looking for a great value bet, Atalanta to score at least two goals on their own is priced at +150 odds.



Top Battle: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vs Gianluca Scamacca

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been Marseille’s savior this season, bagging 26 goals and 11 assists in 44 appearances, including 10 goals in 11 Europa League outings. He scored against Lens on Sunday and has four goals in his last six games, while 18 have come at the Orange Velodrome.

Gianluca Scamacca has scored three goals in Atalanta’s last two Europa League road games. He has also been La Dea’s main attacking threat, scoring on five occasions in this season’s Europa League, including two match-opening goals.

If you fancy a wager on Anytime Goalscorer, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is listed at +135 betting odds, while Gianluca Scamacca is +225.



Questions of the Day

What’s Atalanta’s away record in the Europa League?

Including their 3-0 demolition of Liverpool in the previous round, Atalanta has only lost one of six opening legs to knockout ties when away from home in the UEFA Cup/Europa League.

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