Newcastle Jets vs Central Coast Mariners
Australia – A-League
Date: Saturday, 16th March 2019
Kick-off at 06.35 UK/ 07.35 CET
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium (Newcastle).
The Jets are currently just below the final playoff spot and is trailing by four points. Considering the sixth-placed Melbourne City is going against one of the best teams in the league, Sydney, this game is a great opportunity for Newcastle to cut down on some points deficit.
They are pitted against the Mariners, arguably the worst team in the entire competition. And on top of that, the Jets have been allotted the home advantage.
All this season, Central Coast Mariners have managed just a single win. On the road, they remain the only squad to yet taste a win. They have also conceded the most number of goals in the A-League.
Newcastle Jets vs Central Coast Mariners Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last five matches were won by the Jets.
- Seven of the last eight wins were also recorded by the team.
- The combined scoreline for the last five meetings is 18-4, in favor of Newcastle.
- The last time the Mariners won at this venue was in 2012.
- At this stadium, the visitors failed to score in the last two matches.
Newcastle Jets vs Central Coast Mariners Prediction
The Jets won’t get a better chance to catch up to Melbourne City. While the latter is going against Sydney, Newcastle is hosting the worst team in the league. Also, the Jets are unbeaten in their last six home-ties, while, the Mariners are on a winless run of eight games, and repeated the feat in 38 of their last 40 ties.
On the road, they lost 13 of their last 15 fixtures and is on a winless run of 20 match-ups. Also, take note that they have conceded the most number of goals in the competition.
And finally, the combined scoreline for the last five h2h meetings is 18-4, in favor of Newcastle. Expect them to win this game without much effort or sweat.
Newcastle Jets vs Central Coast Mariners Betting Tips
Half Time Result: Newcastle Jets to Win @ 1.80 (4/5)
Newcastle Jets to Score in the First Half @ 1.40 (2/5).