Newcastle Jets vs Sydney FC
Date: Saturday, 27 April 2019
Kick-Off at 08:35 UK
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium.
Sydney FC have secured their spot in the Final series as they sit 2nd placed and five points clear of the 3rd placed Melbourne Victory, travelling to Newcastle Jets for their Matchday 27 clash in hope they can build on their consistency and retain high team spirits late in the campaign.
Sky Blues have connected a six-game unbeaten streak with three wins and three draws since late March, including a 2-2 draw at a Shanghai SIPG in AFC Champions League – where they sit rock-bottomed in Group H but still have lively chances to make the top 2 cut. They will now want to keep it up and we expect a strong challenge at McDonald Jones Stadium.
Newcastle have, on the other hand, seen no great consistency and they already lost their chances to make it to the Play-offs despite a convincing 1-6 win at Brisbane Roar last week, where Champness, O’Donovan, Petratos, and Appiah-Kubi all found the net. They’ve seen three losses in the last five outings, though, and it feels they’ll have a hard time building on the success at Suncorp Stadium.
Newcastle Jets vs Sydney FC: Head-to-head
Sydney haven’t bagged a win at this ground since 2016.
Newcastle held the rivals to a 1-1 draw here earlier this term, but suffered a narrow 1-0 loss in Sydney.
Jets have earned just one win in the sides’ last five head-to-head clashes, despite finding the net on the regular.
Newcastle Jets vs Sydney FC: Prediction
We now hope for another narrow occasion between the sides and we’ll stick our necks out for them to share the spoils in a Draw priced at 3.60. Sydney have been in fine form and will surely be a tough side to beat, but they’ve seen struggles of their own in attempts to turn clashes their way on the road.
We should be in for goals and with that in mind, we’re also going for a YES on Both teams to score at 1.53. There will be no high stakes to really play for and we expect an attacking approach on both ends, as they look to end the regular campaign on a positive note after all.
Newcastle Jets vs Sydney FC: Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.60
Both teams to score YES @ 1.53.