Melbourne City vs Adelaide United Preview, Tips and Odds

Melbourne City will welcome Adelaide United on Saturday for a game of round 18 of the Australian A League. The teams are neighbors in the standings, occupying 4th and 5th spot, having two points difference in advantage of Adelaide. Nine points separate Melbourne from the zone outside the play-offs.

Melbourne City vs Adelaide United Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
Melbourne CityWin9 W/ 4 D/ 7 L5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L
Adelaide UnitedLoss3 W/ 8 D/ 4 L4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L

Last game between the teams: 16.12.2018 Adelaide United – Melbourne City 0:2; Jordan Elsey 25′, Luke Brattan 50′
Last game at this venue: 21.01.2018 Melbourne City – Adelaide United 5:0; Marcin Budzinski 30′, 35′, Dario Vidosic 89′, 90′, Ross McCormack 90′

Worth mentioning: Just one of the last five H2H cleashes produced over 2,5 goals and also once both teams managed to score and this was in a 1:1 draw. The other four games ended in Melbourne City victories, garnered with a clean sheet. Melbourne also won the last three home games against Adelaide United and managed to keep clean sheets in the two most recent outings.

Melbourne City vs Adelaide United Stats

As of 06.02Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Melbourne CityLoss5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Adelaide UnitedWin5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Melbourne City: 03.02.2019 Sydney FC – Melbourne City 2:0; Luke Ivanovic 9′, Adam Le Fondre 86′; Riley McGree missed a penalty for Melbourne City in the 79′
Last game Adelaide United: 02.02.2019 Adelaide United – Brisbane Roar 4:3; Isaias Isaias 45′, Craig Goodwin 67′, George Blackwood 75′, Nikola Mileusnic 90′; Henrique Silva 19′, Dylan Wenzel-Halls 38′, Adam Taggert 43′; Ken Ilso from the home side was sent off with straight red in the 9′. Dane Ingham saw second yellow card on 59′ and Jamie Young from Brisbane was dismissed with straight red in the 64′

Top performers Melbourne City: Richie De Laet 6 goals 1 assist, Luke Brattan 4 goals 1 assist, Riley McGree 3 goals 3 assists.
Top performers Adelaide United: Craig Goodwin 8 goals 5 assists, Nikola Mileusnic 4 goals 2 assists, Ken Ilso 3 goals.

Last 10 gamesGoals scored:concededOver 2,5 goalsGoal/GoalClean sheets
Melbourne City13:10344
Adelaide United15:12663

Worth mentioning: The last seven Melbourne games did not see the away side recording a win. Six games were won by the home side and one finished draw. Four of Adelaide United last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals and saw both teams scoring. Melbourne City are unbeaten at home in the last seven outings, winning five of them.

Melbourne City vs Adelaide United News

Missing players Melbourne City: All players are available for selection.
Missing players Adelaide United: All players are available for selection.

Melbourne City vs Adelaide United Predictions

Melbourne City to win – 2.25 @ bet365

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