Perth Glory vs Melbourne City FC
Australia – A-League
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 11.00 UK/ 12.00 CET
Venue: nib Stadium (Perth).
One of the best teams in the league, if not the best, Perth Glory, opens their gate to host Melbourne City, as part of their seventh-round fixture in first division Australian Football.
Melbourne City occupies the fifth spot in the table after securing ten points from their six matches so far. Their record reads three wins, one draw, and two losses. They have a goal difference of +1 after scoring eight goals and conceding seven.
Perth Glory is, as of now, the best team in the competition. They remain the sole team that is still to experience a loss in this league season. They have 14 points on the board. The team won four games and drew two.
City recorded a good win over Newcastle Jets, at home, in their last league fixture. The match ended 3-0 in favor of the hosts. McGree, Brattan, and Wales got on the scoresheet for Melbourne City.
Perth drew their last game, on the road, against Wellington Phoenix. The two-goal affair saw either team scoring one goal each. The performance from Perth, though, was not suited to that of their league-topper tag.
Perth Glory vs Melbourne City FC Head-to-head (h2h)
- Glory has recorded four of the last six wins in h2h ties.
- Perth is unbeaten in their last six matches, four of those wins.
- City was winless in three of their last five games.
- Perth remained unbeaten in seven of their last 11 home matches.
- City has just one win to their name in the last five matches on the road.
- At this venue, Perth has recorded ten of the last 11 h2h wins.
Perth Glory vs Melbourne City FC Prediction
The league-toppers, Perth holds the favorites tag in this tie. They have absolutely thrashed Melbourne City in h2h games, especially at this venue. Ten of the last 11 wins were recorded by Perth. In overall h2h matches, Perth has registered four of the last six wins.
Perth is currently unbeaten in their last six games. Four of those matches were wins. Also, they remained unbeaten in seven of their last 11 matches at home.
City, on the other hand, was winless in three of their last five matches. The team was able to post just one win in their last five away ties.
Melbourne has a poorer away record compared to their home stats. Glory will most likely target this apparent weakness of their opponents.
Perth Glory vs Melbourne City FC Betting Tips
Perth Glory: Draw No Bet @ 1.60 (3/5)
Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.60 (3/5).