Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets: Preview and Predictions

Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets: Match Preview and Predictions-2nd January 2017

Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets
Australia A-League, Season 2016/17.
Date: Monday, 2nd January 2017
Kick-Off: 7:50pm AEDT/ 8:50am UK
Venue: Simonds Stadium, Geelong.

The last game of round 13 will see Melbourne Victory take on Newcastle Jets at Simonds Stadium in Geelong on Monday the 2nd of January.

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The Victory sit in second place on 23 points while the Jets are in seventh spot with 13 points. While Melbourne Victory continued their winning ways with a 4-1 win against Central Coast Mariners.

The Jets were not able to get a third consecutive win but did earn a 2-2 draw against Wellington Phoenix.

A win for the Victory will see them move further away in second place while a Jets wins could see them jump into fifth spot.

Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets: Head-to-Head Statistics

  • Newcastle are ahead in the head-to-head record with 13 wins while Melbourne have 11 wins and 7 draws have been played.
  • Last time these sides met was in round 8 of this season where the Victory won 2-0 at the same ground.
  • The Jets have not beaten the Victory in their past 3 matches and have not won an away game in this fixture since round 25 of the 2014/15 season.

Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets: Predictions

Victory will be looking for their fourth consecutive win and it will be Newcastle’s job to stop that.

Simonds Stadium have held 2 Melbourne Victory home matches and they have not registered a win there with the results being a draw and a loss.

The Victory have played a great brand of football that has seen plenty of goals scored and players like Marco Rojas and Besart Berisha shine.

Meanwhile, the Jets have not lost in their past 3 matches so they are filled with confidence and they will need to be that if they want to take down Melbourne in this match.

As they are currently on a winning streak, Melbourne Victory should be too good and get the win against Newcastle Jets.

Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets: Bet Tips

First Half – Melbourne to win at 1.90 (9/10).

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