Wellington Phoenix vs Western Sydney Wanderers
Date: Sunday, 17 March 2019
Kick-Off at 6:35 UK/ 7:35 CET
Venue: Westpack Stadium (Wellington).
Wellington Phoenix and Western Sydney Wanderers are going to open the Sunday’s action in the 22nd round of Australian A-League.
The hosts are sitting on the 4th spot and they are very close to snatching their place in the playoffs. However, they haven’t been playing well lately as Wellington Phoenix booked just one win in the last five rounds.
Roy Krishna and the lads are doing very well in front of the oppositions’ goal, while their defence has been pretty decent so far.
Home side spilled to many points at home ground lately as they managed to win just once in the last four occasions.
Away side is not having a good campaign, but they managed to raise the level of their performances recently. The visitors managed to book ten points in the last four rounds and get away from the bottom of the table.
However, they are far from challenging the place in the playoffs as Melbourne City are ten points ahead of them.
Although Markus Babbel’s side has been clinical in front of the oppositions’ goal, their poor defending prevented them of winning more points.
Western Sydney Wanderers are putting decent away performances as they managed to tie two wins in a row.
Wellington Phoenix vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Head-to-head
The visitors have been more successful in their latest head to head clashes as they managed to celebrate three times in the last four encounters.
However, Wellington Phoenix managed to break their negative streak by booking a win in their latest clash.
Their matches have been pretty efficient as the crowd was able to enjoy at least three goals in the last four occasions.
Wellington Phoenix vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Prediction
This is going to be a pretty tight clash although the hosts are positioned in the top half of the table. Western Sydney Wanderers improved their game significantly and they might be able to remain undefeated in this one.
Both sides have been involved in a lot of high scoring matches this season and they should keep up in the same fashion. We are going to follow the tradition of their head to head clashes and this one should go over 2.5 margin.
Wellington Phoenix vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Bet Tips
Draw or Away win @ 1.80
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.45.