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Thursday Football Tips: 4/1 on Scamacca to score again

Gianluca Scamacca
Gianluca Scamacca can score again for Atalanta

Paul Higham has a 4/15.00 shot to go at for the second leg of Atalanta's Europa League semi-final against Marseille.


Atalanta v Marseille
Thursday 9 May 20:00
Live on TNT Sports 3

Honours even from the first leg and with no away goals it's a straight one-game shootout for the Europa League final for Atalanta and Marseille.

Atalanta are 4/61.67 favourites to win the match and 4/111.36 to qualify after a decent run of four wins in five, but Marseille have not played since the first leg last week so have been able to focus on this one.

L'OM have now gone five unbeaten after losing five games in a row so despite being 21/10 to make the final they're far from rank outsiders.

Leg 1: Both teams to score

Both teams to score at 8/111.73 seems a reasonable assumption as it's landed in nine of Marseille's 13 Europa league games this season.

Goals have been flying in for both teams in recent games as well - with both teams finding the newt in Marseille's last four and four of Atalanta's last five.

So we should get goals here.

Leg 2: Gianluca Scamacca to score

It's 7/52.40 for Gianluca Scamacca to score anytime and continue his superb run of scoring in eight of his last 10 games.

He's the obvious man to back, hence the price, and the obvious man for Marseille to focus on but they couldn't stop him scoring in the first leg and I doubt they can stop him here.

Scoring in five of the last six Europa League games, the unlikely run of the former West Ham striker can continue.

Leg 3: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 3+ shots

Former Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 27 goals and got 11 assists for Marseille this season as their top attacking threat.

He's scored in two of his last three, but for us we'll rely on his more prolific shots stats for our Bet Builder.

We'll back Aubameyang for 3+ shots at 4/91.44 - a bet which has landed in his last eight matches including the first leg, where he had five shots against this Atalanta defence.

Back both teams to score, Scamacca anytime scorer, Aubameyang 3+ shots @ 4/15.00

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