Newcastle Jets vs Perth Glory
Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020
Kick-Off at 06:00 UK/ 07:00 CET
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium (Newcastle)
The current Premiers have lost some crucial points this season. This has resulted in a 13 point lead for the toppers Sydney FC.
Perth is 2nd in the points table at present but is constantly pursued by Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix. All three teams are equal in points, so we are yet to see some exciting games in upcoming fixtures.
Newcastle Jets are second-last in the table after losing half of their 18 games. They are currently on a 2 match drawing streak and have won only one match in their last 5 fixtures. Even though they have problems winning, they have scored in 4 of their recent 5 games in the league.
Newcastle Jets vs Perth Glory: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Perth Glory has never lost to this opposition since April 2018.
- From their last 6 meetings, Perth won 5 and one match ended as a draw.
- Perth kept a clean sheet in 4 of those matches.
- Fewer than 2.5 goals were scored in 5 of their previous clashes.
- Perth Glory are unbeaten at this ground since 2011 (W8.D6).
- Both sides scored in 6 recent head to head games at this venue.
Newcastle Jets vs Perth Glory: Prediction
Apart from a defeat to toppers Sydney FC, most of Newcastle’s games have been draws. They are currently on a 3 game unbeaten run at home.
Similarly, except for the loss to Melbourne Victory, the visitors have been doing well on the road as well.
The reverse fixtures saw Perth destroying the Jets defense and winning 6-2. In the light of these facts along with the head to head stats, we can expect a draw or the away team winning yet again.
Newcastle has been losing games but they have scored plenty in recent times. 8 of the 19 goals they scored came after December.
Also, they have scored past Sydney FC in their latest home match too. Since the visitors are on a good scoring form we can expect both teams to find the back of the net on Saturday.
Newcastle Jets vs Perth Glory: Betting Tips
Double Chance: Draw or Perth to win @ 1.46 (5/11).
Both teams to score @ 1.53 (6/11).