Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City
Australia – A-League
Date: Saturday, 2 March 2022
Kick-off at 7:05 UK / 8:05 CET
Venue: Sky Stadium.
The table toppers, Melbourne City will travel to Sky Stadium this Saturday to meet Wellington Phoenix for the 17th round of A-League. Since both teams are on back to back wins, this upcoming fixture will be a tight one.
City is at top flight in A-League with 40 points from 21 games. They won 11 times in the league while drawing on 7 and losing only thrice. They have the best scoring figures in the league with 42 in total showing their incredible attacking front. They have won 3 of the last 5 games they have played.
Melbourne City head into the encounter following on from a 0-1 league win over
Macarthur FC in their recent fixture. In their previous 6 clashes, City have helped themselves to a tally of 11 goals. They have additionally got on the scoreboard on each one of those occasions as well.
On the other hand, The Yellow Army resides at the 4th position on the table with 27 points. Of the 17 matches played, they won only 8 games while drawing thrice and losing on 6 other occasions. They have won 3 of their last 5 games while losing on twice.
Wellington Phoenix will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 3-0 victory against Brisbane Roar. In the last 5 matches for them saw, 3 of those games has ended with both teams scoring. In this season, 7 matches ( involving Phoenix has seen scring from both sides.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Head-to-head (h2h)
- Last 5 h2hs saw both teams winning twice while one game ended on a tie.
- Three of their last 5 fixtures saw BTTS with over 2.5 goals.
- They met last in the FFA Cup quarter finals, where Wellington Phoenix won by 1-0 on penalties.
- The reverse fixture ended on a 2-2 deadlock.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Prediction
Melbourne City lost only once on away fixtures this season with winning 60% of the games. They remain undefeated in their last 6 league matches away from home.
Wellington Phoenix haven’t beaten Melbourne City in their last 2 league fixtures but they haven’t been defeated in their previous 8 league matches at home.
A thrilling game is up for cards this weekend, and a narrow win for away side is likely with BTTS being a common event.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne City Betting tips
BTTS @ 1.57 odds.
Melbourne City to win @ 1.83 odds.