Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners: Preview and Prediction

Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners: Match Preview and Predictions-19th January 2017

Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners
Australia A-League, Season 2016/17.
Date: Thursday, 19th January, 2017
Kick-Off: 7:50pm AEDT/ 8:50am UK
Venue: Aami Park, Melbourne.

Melbourne City F.C will take on Central Coast Mariners at the Aami Park in Melbourne on Friday the 19th of January.

City currently sit in third place on 23 points while the Mariners are bottom of the table with 10 points.

An upset occurred last round as Melbourne City lost 2-1 to then bottom placed Adelaide United.

Meanwhile, Central Coast lost their last round 1-0 against Wellington Phoenix.

Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners: Head-to-Head Statistics

  • The win loss record between these two teams is in favour of Central Coast with 11 wins compared to Melbourne’s 4.
  • There have been 5 draws including the last game that occurred back in round 13 of this season when the game finished 2-2.
  • City have won 3 of the past 4 matches against the Mariners including their last 2 at home.
  • The Mariners have not won against Melbourne away since round 24 of the 2013/14 season.

Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners: Predictions

This Friday game will show which team is more determined to get back on the winners list after losses last round.

City will want to respond from their defeat last week with a strong showing in front of their home crowd.

Central Coast have not won away since round 4 so they will be keen to get a win to keep their finals hopes alive.

A win for City will not elevate them further up the table but keep them clear in third spot, while a Mariners win will see them move off the bottom of the table.

Melbourne City should bounce back and get a win against Central Coast Mariners in this match.

Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners: Bet Tips

Both Teams to Score and Melbourne to win at 6/5 (2.20).

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