Perth Glory v Melbourne City - Match preview and betting tips 

 
 

If Perth were licking wounds after the 6-0 defeat  to Sydney, the wound is gaping after another 3-0 defeat at home this time, to Adelaide United. Melbourne City got back to winning ways against Wellington Phoenix


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A-League prediction - Who will win between Perth Glory v Melbourne City on 8th January?


Perth will be feeling the effects of not scoring in two games whilst conceding 9 goals in the same games. Those two results provide little impetus to back them to win this game at just $3.00. Melbourne City have not been in great recent form themselves and were probably thankful for the visit of Wellington Phoenix in Round 14, a game in which they scored an unconvincing 2-1 victory following three consecutive losses, two away from home. So by the same token, backing them to take three pioints at just $2.20 doesn't seem plausible either

The draw at $3.50 looks the only way to go



Perth Glory v Melbourne City Betting Odds

Perth Glory $3.00
Draw $3.50
Melbourne City $2.20

Goals Betting

If Perth have not shored up the defence after the last 2 rounds then one might think Melbourne City could land Over 2.50 goals on their own, it is hard to imagine Perth going yet another game without recording a score, so, despite being a shortish $1.70, Over 2.50 does seem reasonable prediction. Both teams to score at $1.60 does not at all, although you can improve that bet to $4.33 combining Both teams to score with the draw prediction
 

Goalscorer Betting

Not a market to get involved with in this game

Perth Glory Hyundai A-league Stats:

  • Conceded 9 goals in last 2 games
  • Only scored in 3 of the last 5 home games
  • Only 1 draw in last 17 home games

Melbourne City Hyundai A-League Stats:

  • Lost last 2 away games
  • Conceded 9 goals in last 4 away matches
  • Ross McCormack has scored 3 goals in last 2 games
KEY STAT: The two teams have played 31 home and away games respectively without recording a draw

A-League Betting Prediction: 


Going against the grain of the draw stats, 31 games between them without a draw on respective home and away form can come to an end
Draw @ $3.50
BTTS + DRAW @ $4.33