Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne Victory
Date: Sunday, 15 March 2020
Kick-Off at 05.20 UK
Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Battle for top spots and playoffs in Australian A-League is heating up, and this week’s clash against Wellington Phoenix is one of the last trains Melbourne Victory can catch. This team has underperformed heavily in the opening 20 rounds, managing to collect only 20 points. The most recent form is not encouraging at all, having secured one win in the last four outings.
Team from Wellington has been more consistent by far, currently occupying the 3rd place on the table and setting eyes on 2nd position which could be helpful for the playoffs. They are also favorites to win the match at 2.00 odds.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne Victory Head-to-head
Wellington locked horns against Melbourne Victory 41 in the past, and stats are not going in their favour. They were defeated in 21 matches, while winning in only 9 occasions. When it comes to the record at this stadium it’s currently at six wins, four draws and eight defeats.
Six out of the last seven meetings between these clubs ended either BTTS or Over 2.5 goals.
The most recent one in December, player in Melbourne was boring to watch – 0:0 FT.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne Victory Prediction
Team Wellington have the 3rd best defense in the league which conceded only nine goals at this stadium. The squad is on fire when it comes to recent results as well, having won four out of the last four A-League outings. They managed to beat Newcastle Jets 2-1, Melbourne City 1-0, Western United 2-0 and Central Coast Mariners 3-1 prior to this match.
As for the opposition, Melbourne Victory got humiliated in front of the home fans, losing 1-4 to Sydney FC. Overall they have awful stats when it comes to matches on the road, having won two out of ten games, while losing six.
Home win is the logical choice here considering the recent forms and results. Stats also suggest 2 or 3 goals total for the alternative bet. 10 out of 19 Phoenix’s matches ended like that.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne Victory Betting Tips
Home win @ 2.00
Two or three goals total @ 2.05.