Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Prediction & Match Preview

Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City
Australia A-League
Date: Monday, 5 April 2021
Kick-off at 10:10 UK/ 11:10 CET
Venue: Sky Stadium (Wellington).

After the surprise defeat to Western United, Melbourne City will be keen to get back to winning ways at Wellington on Monday.

The 1-2 defeat at Western United ended City’s excellent run of results where they picked 6 wins on the trot. They remain in the hunt for the league title, and a win here helps them to close the gap with table toppers Mariners to 2 points with a game in hand.

Meanwhile, Wellington Phoenix also suffered a defeat in the previous round, a narrow 1-0 to Macarthur FC.

The Phoenix have been inconsistent this season and they played more home games than any other team in the division, yet sit with a moderate record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses from 8 games. They are placed 10th in the 12 team A-League table.

Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Head-to-head

  • We can see a home-team dominance in their recent h2h clashes with the home team on the day winning in each of the previous 8 games.
  • Interestingly, there are no draws in their last 16 meetings across all competitions.
  • At home, the Phoenix are on a four match winning run, having lost in the previous 2.

Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Prediction

Melbourne City looks good value for money here with their blazing form in recent weeks. They will be highly motivated to bag a positive result with top position in the league table at a 5 point gap with 2 games in hand.

Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Betting Tips

Away win @ 1.65 odd.