Adelaide United vs Newcastle Jets
Date: Friday, 26 October 2018
Kick-Off at 9:50 UK/ 10:50 CET
Venue: Coopers Stadium (Adelaide).
Adelaide started this season with a 1-1 draw to Sydney FC. With that one point from the game they are placed 3rd in the table.
The last time they lost at home was in December 2017, when Brisbane Roar scored 2 in return of their 1 goal. Since then they have not lost for 8 consecutive games.
In the opening game Scott Galloway gave them the lead at the stroke of half time. Sydney rescued a point with a 78th minute strike from Adam Le Fondre.
In the victory against their visitor’s last time out, goals from Ryan Kitto, Johan Ab Salomen and Cavusevic along with a brace from Daniel Adlung helped the side from Adelaide to score 5. Ben Kantarovski bagged a brace for the Jets but it was not enough.
The Reds have appointed German coach Marco Kurz last season. Kurz helped his team finish 5th on his first season in charge.
A losing start for the jets who finished second last season. Wellington Phoenix won the opening match 2-1 against Ernie Merrick’s team.
An own goal from Georgievski and a second half strike from Roy Krishna was in the account for the Nix. Consolation goal for the Jets was scored by Petratos late in injury time.
They enjoyed 60% possession but was ragged in defense conceding a penalty which Krishna missed. The opposite keeper Kurto made 5 saves which was crucial in the game.
Adelaide United vs Newcastle Jets: Head-to-head (h2h)
- In last 10 h2h fixtures Adelaide won 4 and lost 3.
- The previous meeting between these two sides was in March this year when Adelaide won a high scoring game. The final score was 5-2.
- IN their last 10 games from all competitions the hosts have 7 wins and lost only twice. At home things look great with an 8 game unbeaten streak going on currently.
- The Jets have lost 6 of their last 10 competitive fixtures. From 5 away games they have 2 wins and 3 defeats.
Adelaide United vs Newcastle Jets: Prediction
The last 3 meetings between these two teams ended up having more than 2.5 goals. Also both of their season openers also had over 2.5 goals. So the same can repeat.
Also players in both the sides have found goals in season opener. So both the sides may possibly score.
Adelaide United vs Newcastle Jets: Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals scored @ 1.75 (3/4)
BTTS @ 1.61 (3/5).