Wellington Phoenix vs Brisbane Roar FC Prediction & Match Preview

Wellington Phoenix vs Brisbane Roar FC
Australia – A-League
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 06.35 UK/ 07.35 CET
Venue: Wellington Regional Stadium (Wellington).

The ninth round of the A-League witnesses Brisbane Roar traveling to take on Wellington Phoenix, this Saturday, at the Griffin Park.

Brisbane Roar is the ninth team in league standings, in a league of 10. They have six points from their eight matches so far. The team won one matches, drew three and lost the remaining four. Brisbane Roar has a goal difference of -4, after scoring nine goals and conceding 13. They won one, drew one and lost the remaining three of their last five games in the league. The team managed to score seven goals and conceded ten in the process.

Wellington Phoenix holds the 6th position in the table after posting 11 points against their name. Their record reads three wins, two draws, and three losses. The team scored nine goals and conceded 11 in their 22 matches. The side lost two of their last five matches, managed to draw one, and lost another two. Wellington Phoenix scored seven goals and conceded seven in these games.

Brisbane Roar lost at home, in their last match, against Melbourne Victory. The match ended 2-4, in favor of the guests. Wellington Phoenix won against Central Coast Mariners, at home, last weekend. Fenton and Singh scored the goals for Wellington.

Wellington Phoenix vs Brisbane Roar FC Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Wellington Phoenix lost the last h2h match against Brisbane Roar, on the road.
  • Brisbane recorded three of the last four h2h wins.
  • Wellington Phoenix was unbeaten in three of their last three matches.
  • Brisbane Roar FC is winless in nine of their last 10 games.
  • Wellington Phoenix remained unbeaten in eight of their last 12 home-fixtures.
  • Brisbane Roar FC is winless in their last five away ties.

Wellington Phoenix vs Brisbane Roar FC Prediction

Brisbane has conceded exactly two goals in their last six away matches in a row, and in seven of their last eight fixtures on the road. The team has conceded at least a goal in each of their last 13 away ties, and in 20 of their last 22 attempts away from home. The trend highly suggests that Brisbane will concede at least two goals.

Wellington Phoenix is one of the best teams in the league on basis of home records, meanwhile, Brisbane is one of the worst considering away stats. Brisbane has not yet won a single game away from home. Only the Mariners have conceded more away goals than Brisbane in the competition. It’s easy to infer that Wellington will win the match.

The winning margin was two in four of Wellington’s last five games. The same held true for three of Brisbane’s last four fixtures. Considering Wellington’s habit of preferring to be on the safe side during the final stage of matches, a two-goal winning margin is highly likely.

Wellington Phoenix vs Brisbane Roar FC Betting Tips

  • Over 1.5 Team Goals for Phoenix @ 2.00 (1/1)
  • Wellington Phoenix (-0.5) Asian Handicap @ 2.40 (7/5).

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