Perth Glory FC will welcome Melbourne City FC to HBF Park for a matchday 0 fixture in Australia A-League. The last meeting on 2nd March 2022 ended in a 2-2 draw. Both sides have met thirty-seven times in the most recent seasons. Perth Glory FC has won 16 matches, and Melbourne City FC triumphed in 10. Recent outings average 2.97 goals, while both teams score 57% of the time.
Perth Glory FC’s last game in the Australia A-League against Western Sydney Wanderers at home ended in a 1-1 draw. They were lucky to collect one point since they played less with the ball and attempted fewer shots. Perth Glory FC scored before halftime in the 18th minute.
Melbourne City FC’s previous game in the competition versus Melbourne Victory FC ended in an away 3-0 loss. Melbourne City FC didn’t turn up and failed to create clear cut chances for most of the game.
So far, Perth Glory FC plays better on the road than at home. They win 0.62 points per away game on average compared to 0.58 points at home. Although Perth Glory 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 13 points from the previous six league games. It is quite intriguing that they prefer playing on the road. Melbourne City FC has collected 2.00 points on average per away game, compared to 1.83 at home. To improve results, they have to be more compact in defence. Melbourne City FC kept a clean sheet in just 17% of their visits.
The hosts will have to work hard to get a good result. Glory has won just 8% of home games. On average they score 0.50 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. Perth Glory FC wins on average 0.58 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.
I expect a thrilling contest with plenty of goals. Both sides score and concede on average 2.67 goals per game. Over 2.5 goals were scored in an average of 50% of Perth Glory FC’s home and Melbourne City FC’s away games. My prediction is Over 2.5 Goals.
Both teams struggle in defence and concede on regular occasions. Perth Glory FC failed to keep a clean sheet in 25% of home games, while Melbourne City FC conceded in 17% of away games. On average, both teams score in 50% of Perth Glory FC’s home and Melbourne City FC’s away games. My prediction is Both Teams to Score: Yes.
Perth Glory FC vs Melbourne City FC Betting Tips
Perth Glory FC vs Melbourne City FC Head to Head
Average stats between Perth Glory FC and Melbourne City FC in most recent 37 outings in the Australia A-League.