Melbourne City vs Western United Prediction & Match Preview

Melbourne City vs Western United A-League Prediction by LeagueLane

Melbourne City vs Western United
Australia – A-League Men Playoff
Date: Saturday, 28 May 2022
Kick-off at 10:45 UK/ 11:45 CET
Venue: AAMI Park.

Defending champions Melbourne City have arrived to the Final in style and they will give just about anything to retain the title.

They have already confirmed their status as the Premiers of this season and the possibility of pulling off a second domestic double in a row has been such a motivation for them.

They have been finding the back of the net consistently all through this season and will hope to do that once again this weekend.

However, their opponents are no mean team. They have the confidence of delivering a huge win in the second leg of the semi final, and they also have the confidence of having a better head-to-head record in most recent games.

By the looks of things, chances are high for goals to come from either end of the pitch.

Melbourne City vs Western United Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Six of the last nine encounters had goals from both teams.
  • Six of the past nine meetings had three or more goals.
  • The latest clash between the two had finished in a 2-2 draw.
  • Western United had won three of the past four meetings.

Melbourne City vs Western United Prediction & Analysis

Melbourne were unbeaten in 34 of their past 39 overall fixtures, and they had also found the back of the net 2 or more times in 16 of their former 25 fixtures.

On the other hand, Western United were invincible in 17 of their preceding 22 overall matches, and they had scored two or more goals in 10 of their former 18 fixtures.

Going on majority of head-to-head clashes over the years also had goals and plenty. This weekend with a title on the line, anticipate a fierce encounter, and as a result goals in plenty as well.

Key Stats for Betting

  • Melbourne City have scored the most number of goals in the Australian top flight in the regular season.

Tips for Melbourne City vs Western United

  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.00 (1/1).
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