Newcastle Jets FC will welcome Melbourne City FC to McDonald Jones Stadium for a matchday 0 fixture in Australia A-League. The last meeting on 10th June 2021 ended in a Newcastle Jets FC 2-1 win. Both sides have met thirty-four times in the most recent seasons. Newcastle Jets FC has won 14 matches, and Melbourne City FC triumphed in 16. Recent outings average 3.29 goals, while both teams score 59% of the time.
Newcastle Jets FC’s last game in the Australia A-League against Brisbane Roar at home ended in a 2-1 win. Although Jets played less with the ball than their opponent, it was enough to get the result they were hoping for. Newcastle Jets FC outplayed Brisbane Roar in the second half and scored in the 22nd and 70th minute.
Melbourne City FC’s previous game in the competition versus Western United ended in an away 1-0 loss. Melbourne City FC didn’t turn up and failed to create clear cut chances for most of the game.
Since the start of the season, Novocastrians is more dominant at home. They have two wins out of 4 games on home soil. Although Newcastle Jets FC is among the most solid home teams in the league, they are far from perfect. Their defence is not as good as expected with just 25% home clean sheets.
Melbourne City FC has picked up 9 points from the previous six league games. They still have a lot to prove when playing away from home. Melbourne City FC wins 1.25 points per away game, a bit less than their home record shows. To improve results, they have to be more compact in defence. Melbourne City FC kept a clean sheet in just 0% of their visits.
The hosts will have to work hard to get a good result. United has won just 50% of home games. On average they score 2.00 goals and concede 1.25 per game. Melbourne City FC is one of the best teams in the league. On paper, they have a great squad and I expect them to make life difficult for their opponent.
The visitors have a better record and I have to back them. Newcastle Jets FC wins on average 1.50 points per home game. I am not sure they have what it takes to compete against Melbourne City FC. My prediction is Melbourne City FC to win.
Both sides are dangerous going forward. Newcastle Jets FC has scored in 100% of home games. Melbourne City FC is a decent match and has scored in all away games. My prediction is Both Teams to Score: Yes.
Newcastle Jets FC vs Melbourne City FC Betting Tips
Newcastle Jets FC vs Melbourne City FC Head to Head
Average stats between Newcastle Jets FC and Melbourne City FC in most recent 34 outings in the Australia A-League.