Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix Preview, Betting Tips and Odds

Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix Preview, Betting Tips and Odds

Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix predictions for Friday’s match in the A-League.

Sydney’s last match ended in stalemate away at Western Sydney and left the club sitting 8pts clear at the top of the table, while 3rd-placed Wellington closed the gap slightly on the league leaders with a 3-0 home win over Melbourne Victory.

When these two sides last locked horns in December an early goal from Le Fondre put Sydney in front but Wellington went in at the break 2-1 up thanks to goals from Piscopo and Davila. An own goal from former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor earl in the second half earned Sydney a share of the soils as the scoreline ended 2-2.

Our prediction for both teams to score on Friday is backed up by plenty of statistics. Four of the last seven league meetings between these two clubs have seen both teams score and Wellington have scored in all of their last six matches. Both teams have also scored in 60% of Sydney’s home games this season as well as in a whopping 78% of Wellington’s away trips.

As for a final scoreline, we’re predicting a 2-1 win for Sydney who has won five of their last seven games against Wellington. Sydney has scored two or more goals in six of their last ten matches and Wellington have lost two of their last three matches on the road. The hosts score an average of 1.90 goals per home game and concede an average of just 0.70 goals while Wellington scores an average of 1.56 goals on their travels, which ties in neatly with our final scoreline prediction.

Key Fact
Both teams have scored in four of the last seven meetings between these two clubs.
Both teams have scored in 60% of Sydney’s home games.
Both teams have scored in 78% of Wellington’s away games.
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