Central Coast Mariners vs Brisbane Roar
Date: Friday, 22 February 2019
Kick-Off at 08:50 UK
Venue: Central Coast Stadium (Gosford).
The 20th round of Australian top division is going to be opened with Friday’s clash between Central Coast Mariners and Brisbane Roar.
Home side is hammered to the bottom of the table and they managed to snatch just seven points so far in the season. They celebrated just one victory so far and Mike Mulvey’s side wants to forget this campaign very quickly.
Central Coast Mariners are the most inefficient team in the competition, while their defence is one of the worst in the league. The hosts have already lost five times when playing in front of their crowd in eight occasions this season.
Brisbane Roar are not much better as they are five points ahead of their rivals, being the second-worst team in the competition. They are also having severe troubles of keeping their net intact as Jack Hingert and the lads conceded 43 times so far in the season.
However, they have been in a bit better form in compare to their rivals as the visitors managed to pick up five points in the last five rounds. Brisbane Roar still haven’t booked an away victory and they snatched only three points from eleven outings this season.
Central Coast Mariners vs Brisbane Roar: Head-to-head
The visitors have been much more successful in their latest head to head clashes as they haven’t lost to their rivals since 2014.
Their most recent encounters have been pretty tight and last two ended with a draw.
The crowd wasn’t able to enjoy too many goals in their clashes as they remained under 2.5 margin four times in the last five occasions.
Central Coast Mariners vs Brisbane Roar: Prediction
This is the clash of two weakest teams in the league and we shouldn’t expect to see too exciting match. Brisbane Roar are in a bit better momentum and they should be capable of remaining undefeated in this clash.
Both sides are defending their net very badly and it wouldn’t be surprising if we see both sides scoring in this one. Although they are not too efficient, these two sides can rarely keep the clean sheet throughout the entire season.
Central Coast Mariners vs Brisbane Roar: Bet Tips
FT result Draw @ 3.60
Both teams to Score @ 1.50.