Melbourne City target their ninth straight win at home when they face Wellington Phoenix in the A-League on Sunday.
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix Tips, Preview & Predictions
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix free A-League tips, predictions and preview – City have won their last eight home matches in the A-League and their last eight at home vs Wellington…
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix Tips
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix Match Details
🇦🇺 Competition: A-League
🗓 Date: Sunday May 16
⏰ Time: 4.05pm AEST
🏟 Stadium: AAMI Park
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix Head to Head (last five matches)
- 5/4/21: Phoenix 2-3 City
- 15/2/20: Phoenix 1-0 City
- 3/11/19: City 3-2 Phoenix
- 21/4/19: Phoenix 3-2 City
- 26/1/19: Phoenix 1-0 City
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix Preview & Prediction
Runaway competition leaders Melbourne City look to continue their fantastic form when they square off against Wellington Phoenix on Sunday.
City have opened up an 11-point lead at the top of the ladder courtesy of four consecutive wins, including a last-start 4-1 crushing of Adelaide United on Thursday night.
Jamie Maclaren scored another brace to take his season tally to a staggering 24 goals from 19 games.
City have now scored a whopping 52 goals this season, while they’ve only conceded 24. It’s no surprise that they are top of the table with daylight second.
Scoring at least three goals in their last four wins, City will look to keep their momentum rolling into this clash with Wellington.
Phoenix have improved considerably from the start of the season and head into this encounter undefeated in eight of their last 10 games – although one of those losses was against City.
Wellington have failed to score in their last two matches, drawing 0-0 against both Brisbane and Adelaide. They are four points off the top six and need to go on a winning run soon in order to make up some ground.
However, it’s unlikely to come against City. The A-League leaders are on fire at the moment and should be able to continue their irresistible form on Sunday (City to win & over 2.5 goals best odds $1.80 with TAB).
Melbourne City vs Wellington Phoenix Stats
- City have won their last four matches
- City have won their last eight home matches
- City have won their last eight home matches vs Wellington
- City have conceded at least one goal in their last four wins
- The final score has been 3-2 in three of the last four meetings between the teams
- Over 2.5 goals has hit in seven of City’s last 10 games