Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free Melbourne Victory FC vs Sydney FC prediction. 09:45 Kick-Off, Thursday 26 January at AAMI Park. A-League betting tips and football odds.

Melbourne Victory

vs

Sydney FC

Providing three or more goals are scored, we will win with our betting prediction of Over 2.5 Goals. Let’s hope that we see an attacking game between Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC.

We study the form as a first port of call and also make sure we’re across any injuries before making any football picks. Then it’s a case of understanding the sort of narrative that the stats provide.

Key Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC stats:

  • Melbourne Victory have conceded 2 or more goals in 5 of their last 12 matches this season
  • In 16 of the last 20 Sydney FC matches, there have been Over 2.5 Goals
  • Sydney FC have conceded 2 or more goals in 13 of their last 20 matches
  • Sydney FC have scored 2 or more goals in 11 of their past 20 matches

Our tip is to bet on Over 2.5 Goals for this A-League clash. This means we need the two teams to score three or more goals combined, with this available at 1.80.

If you’re looking for bigger odds, you can have a bang on Over 3.5 Goals and that is a significantly larger price with the bookies.

Last Matches & H2H

Melbourne Victory lost 3-1 in their previous match against Perth Glory. They managed to have 51% possession in this game, with Joshua Brillante on the scoresheet in this A-League match at Macedonia Park.

Sydney FC´s previous match was a 1-0 loss against Western United at North Hobart Oval. They had seven shots on target and five corners in the A-League match.

Melbourne Victory won when they last played Sydney FC. This clash at Allianz Stadium finished 3-2 in favour of Melbourne Victory.

Melbourne Victory have won two of their last 10 matches against Sydney FC, with one draw and seven Sydney FC wins. An average of 3.8 goals have been scored in these games.

Starting Lineups

Melbourne Victory (confirmed lineup): Matt Acton, Jason Geria, Matthew Bozinovski, Roderick Miranda, Cadete, Joshua Brillante, Leigh Broxham, Nishan Velupillay, Jake Brimmer, Ben Folami, Bruno Fornaroli.

Sydney FC (confirmed lineup): Andrew Redmayne, Rhyan Grant, James Donachie, Alex Wilkinson, Diego Caballo, Luke Brattan, Joe Lolley, Max Burgess, Anthony Caceres, Robert Mak, Adam Le Fondre.

Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC Betting Tips

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Betting Odds

The draw is currently trading at 3.50 if you think this A-League match will end all square, while Melbourne Victory have betting odds of 2.80 and Sydney FC are 2.45 with the bookies to land a victory of their own.

You can back Over 2.5 Goals or Under 2.5 Goals at similar odds right now. For those expecting both sides to find the net, Both Teams to Score Yes is available at 1.67.

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Team Stats

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Full time Result

  • 8 wins, 8 defeats and 4 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 3 wins, 4 defeats and 3 draws in previous 10 home matches

Full time Results

  • 6 wins, 11 defeats and 3 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 4 wins, 5 defeats and 1 draws in previous 10 away matches

Goals

Goals

Melbourne Victory FC

Sydney FC

Goals / match
0.6 0.8
Conceded / match
1.6 1.4
Total / match
2.2 2.2

Corners

Corners

Melbourne Victory FC

Sydney FC

For / match
6 5
Against / match
5.2 5.8
Total / match
11.2 10.8

Possession

Possession

Top Scorers & Assists

Top Scorers & Assists

Team News

Make sure you know the Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC team news before placing your bets. We’ll bring you the information when we have it.

Starting Lineups

Melbourne Victory Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Sydney FC Confirmed Lineup 4-1-4-1

Melbourne Victory Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

1 Matt Acton
2 Jason Geria 31 Matthew Bozinovski 21 Roderick Miranda 3 Cadete
8 Joshua Brillante 6 Leigh Broxham
24 Nishan Velupillay 22 Jake Brimmer 11 Ben Folami
10 Bruno Fornaroli
1 Andrew Redmayne
23 Rhyan Grant 2 James Donachie 4 Alex Wilkinson 18 Diego Caballo
26 Luke Brattan
10 Joe Lolley 22 Max Burgess 17 Anthony Caceres 11 Robert Mak
9 Adam Le Fondre

Sydney FC Confirmed Lineup 4-1-4-1

Melbourne Victory Substitutes

  • 9Tomi Juric
  • 14Jay Barnett
  • 16Stefan Nigro
  • 26Lleyton Brooks
  • 28William Wilson
  • 29Eli Adams
  • 30Ahmad Taleb

Sydney FC Substitutes

  • 8Paulo Retre
  • 12Patrick Wood
  • 16Patrick Yazbek
  • 20Thomas Heward-Belle
  • 21Alex Parsons
  • 28Jake Girdwood-Reich
  • 29Aaron Gurd

Previous Melbourne Victory Lineups

21 Jan A-League
Perth Glory 3-1 Melbourne V.
14 Jan A-League
Adelaide United 1-1 Melbourne V.
06 Jan A-League
Melbourne V. 0-1 Brisbane Roar

Previous Sydney FC Lineups

21 Jan A-League
Western United 1-0 Sydney FC
14 Jan A-League
Perth Glory 2-2 Sydney FC
07 Jan A-League
Sydney FC 0-1 Wellington

If you’re looking for the Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC lineups, then we have predicted lineups and confirmed starting 11s along with the substitutes for each team.

Australia FlagA-League Table

A-League 2022/2023

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Melbourne City 12 8 3 1 24:8 27
2 Central Coast 13 7 1 5 27:17 22
3 Western Sydney 13 5 5 3 14:10 20
4 Wellington 13 5 5 3 22:19 20
5 Adelaide United 13 5 4 4 18:18 19
6 Macarthur FC 13 5 2 6 16:18 17
7 Perth Glory 13 5 2 6 15:19 17
8 Brisbane Roar 13 3 7 3 10:10 16
9 Western United 13 4 3 6 16:24 15
10 Sydney FC 13 4 2 7 18:22 14
11 Newcastle Jets 13 4 2 7 11:21 14
12 Melbourne V. 12 3 2 7 11:16 11
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Central Coast 8 5 0 3 19:11 15
2 Perth Glory 6 4 2 0 11:6 14
3 Melbourne City 5 4 1 0 13:3 13
4 Adelaide United 6 4 1 1 9:3 13
5 Wellington 8 3 3 2 16:13 12
6 Western United 8 3 3 2 9:10 12
7 Western Sydney 6 3 2 1 9:5 11
8 Macarthur FC 6 3 0 3 8:6 9
9 Brisbane Roar 8 1 5 2 5:6 8
10 Newcastle Jets 6 2 1 3 7:8 7
11 Sydney FC 6 1 1 4 6:11 4
12 Melbourne V. 4 1 0 3 4:4 3

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