Sydney FC vs Adelaide United
Date: Sunday, 13th January 2019.
Kick-Off at 07:00 UK/ 08:00 CET
Venue: Jubilee Oval (Sydney).
Both sides have contrasting results in their recent league games. The hosts for Sunday are coming from an away defeat against league leaders and the latter won their last match.
After 12 matches completed, the Sky blues a=re still in contention for the A-league playoffs. With 7 wins and 3 defeats, they are 3rd in the league table. A win is necessary for them to reduce the point’s difference between the Glory who are at the top of the table at present.
A 4 match win streak for the side from Sydney ended with a loss to Perth in their recent league game. The last 8 matches they played across all venues had more than 2.5 goals at the full time. In all their previous 9 matches, both teams found the target as well.
At home, they have 3 wins and 2 losses in their last 5 matches. Both teams scored and over 2.5 goals were recorded in 4 of their recent games in front of the home crowd. With a 2 match win streak at home, they may be favored over Adelaide in this upcoming game.
The visitors are currently on a 4 game unbeaten run that includes two victories. Less than 2.5 goals were scored in total in 4 of their last 6 competitive matches.
The away record of the Reds is also not bad, as they have won 4 of their last 5 games on the road. A defeat against Melbourne Victory was their only one in their last 7 matches, all others were victories too. More than 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of their most recent away games also.
It is hard to predict an exact winner as there are factors which support both sides. But we may see a thrilling encounter between two teams who are at the top half of the table.
Sydney FC vs Adelaide United: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The team from Sydney has 2 wins and a defeat against this opposition in their last 5 h2h matches.
- Under 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of those 5 meetings across all venues.
- Sydney is on a 4 game unbeaten run that includes 2 wins against Adelaide at home.
- Fewer than 2.5 goals were recorded in the last 5 h2h matches between these two teams here.
Sydney FC vs Adelaide United: Prediction
Both teams have shown their talent in going forward in a match. The host netted 24 goals and the away team has found the target 16 times in 12 matches as well. Both teams scored in the last 9 matches played by the Sky Blues, which includes 4 home games on the trot. So it is safe to bet on both teams scoring on Sunday with 1.73 odds.
The Reds have won 6 of their last 7 away games in all competitions. But these were against teams below them in the table. But even though Sydney lost 2 of their last 5 home games, they have been unbeaten against the team from Adelaide at home for the last 4 h2h matches. So I think home advantage will help Sydney win this math. Thus a bet can be made on Sydney to win this game with 1.93 odds.
Sydney FC vs Adelaide United: Betting Tips
Sydney FC to win @ 1.93 (10/11).
Both teams to score @ 1.73 (8/11).