Sydney FC vs Melbourne City
Date: Sunday, 17 March 2019
Kick-Off at 8:00 UK/ 9:00 CET
Venue: Leichhardt Oval (Sydney).
Sydney FC are going to host Melbourne City in the 22nd round of Australian A-League on Sunday morning.
The defending champions are currently sitting on the 2nd spot being six points behind top-placed Perth Glory.
After a series of variable performances, home side managed to tie two straight wins. Milos Ninkovic and the lads are doing well in front of the oppositions’ net, while their defence is conceding one goal per match in average.
Sydney FC are excellent when playing in front of their fans as they missed the chance to beat their visitors just once in the last five occasions.
Melbourne City are fighting for their place in the playoffs and they are four points ahead of Newcastle Jets.
However, they are in a very poor run as the visitors haven’t tasted a win six rounds in a row. Although Warren Joyce’s side is holding their defensive lines pretty tight, their finishing should have been way better.
The visitors are putting very poor away displays as they managed to pick up just a point from the last five outings.
Sydney FC vs Melbourne City: Head-to-head
Sydney FC are enjoying a superb run against their opponents as they manged to celebrate eight times in a row in their head to head clashes.
Melbourne City managed to score just twice during that period and the hosts were able to keep the clean sheet six times.
Their clashes are usually pretty efficient as three times in the last four encounters the crowd was able to see more than two goals in total.
Sydney FC vs Melbourne City: Prediction
Sydney FC are strong favourites in this one as they are in much better momentum and they are still challenging the top spot in the regular stage. They should continue their excellent run and beat Melbourne City once again.
The visitors have been involved in a lot of high scoring matches lately, however home side conceded just once in the last four matches. Since their encounters have been pretty efficient, this one should go over 2.5 margin as well.
Sydney FC vs Melbourne City: Bet Tips
Home win @ 1.95
Over 2.5 goals @ 2.00.