Wellington Phoenix – Melbourne Victory : Preview & Prediction
Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory face at Westpac Stadium, in a match for the 23 th round of the A ‑ League. The two teams drew (1‑1), on 10‑11‑2019, the last time they met in this edition of the league. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the away team, since they have a record of 3 wins and 2 losses in the last 5 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 10‑01‑2018, in a match for the A ‑ League, Wellington Wellington won by (2‑1). The goals of the match were scored by R. Krishna (64 ‘) and M. Milligan (83’ Own goal) for Wellington Phoenix and by K. Barbarouses (40 ‘) for Melbourne Victory. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Wellington Phoenix
The home team is currently in 3rd place, with 33 points won, after 10 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Western United by (2‑0). In the last match, they won away for the Central Coast Mariners by (1‑3). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when playing against their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 26 goals scored and 29 conceded, against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses at home, with 28 goals scored and 14 conceded. For the league, Wellington Phoenix won 22 points out of 30 possible points, after 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 5 wins in the last home matches and they haven’t lost any of the last 8 home matches. In the home matches in the league, there is a result that is repeated frequently in the late 90 ‘, the 2‑1, which occurred in 4 of their 10 games. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for its opponent, for which reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 19 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Wellington Phoenix comes to this 23rd round of the A-League in 3rd place in the qualifying table, with a record of 33 points that leaves the team three away from Melbourne City, with one game less. The advantage, with the same number of games, is three points for Perth Glory. The good form of the team coached by Ufuk Talay is confirmed with the record of four wins and only one loss in the last five games. Wellington Phoenix’s team comes to this game in a sequence of three consecutive victories, against Melbourne City (1-0), Western United (2-0) and, in the last round, in the visit of the Central Coast Mariners ( 3-1). A game where the strong entry, with the goals of Liberato Cacace (18 ’) and Gary Hooper (30’), was decisive. Jaushua Sotirio (78 ’) would extend the advantage to 3-0 and the opponent’s goal of honor would only arrive after the 90th minute.
Analysis of Melbourne Victory
The visiting team is currently in 9th place, with 20 points won, after 5 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Adelaide United by (2‑1). In the last match, they lost at home to Sydney FC by (1‑4). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with a total of 19 goals scored and 30 conceded. At home, he won 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 17 conceded. Their last away match for this competition ended in a draw by (1‑1) against Newcastle Jets. In the last 10 away matches, Melbourne Victory has recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, having won 8 points out of 30 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 5 away matches. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was the 1-0, which occurred in 4 of their 10 games. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, for which reason they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 20 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Wellington Phoenix – Melbourne Victory : Betting Tips
Wellington Phoenix – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70