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Vedran Ostojic 20 Mar 2020
  • Melbourne City sit seven points behind A-League pace-setters Sydney

  • Can they build on their top 2 spot with points at McDonald Jones Stadium?

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A-League
Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City
08:30 – 23 Mar 2020
Odds correct at the time of writing
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Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Score Prediction

Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Match Info

Match date: 23rd March 2020

Kick-Off: 8:30 am

Stadium: McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Head to Head Record

Last 3 meetings:

18 Jan 2020 Melbourne City 2 – 0 Newcastle Jets
15 Dec 2019 Newcastle Jets 0 – 4 Melbourne City
15 Feb 2019 Newcastle Jets 3 – 1 Melbourne City

Matches played: 31

Newcastle Jets wins: 11

Melbourne City wins: 16

Draws: 4

Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Stats

  • Newcastle Jets saw a six-match unbeaten streak ended in a 1-0 loss at Brisbane Roar on Friday
  • Melbourne City outclassed Central Coast Mariners (2-4) on the day despite falling behind very early in the game
  • City beat the Jets twice this term already, scoring six and conceding no goals along the way

Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Match Preview

Melbourne City travel to Newcastle for their Matchday 26 clash just days after beating Central Coast Mariners (2-4), where they fell behind early in the game but turned it around with goals from Jamie MacLaren (who made it comfortable by completing a hat-trick) and Susaeta.

City now hope to build on the performance and extend a three-match unbeaten streak we’ve seen since Victoria FFA Cup loss to Plenty Valley Lions (4-5). They beat Perth Glory (2-3) and held Western Sydney Wanderers to a 1-1 draw in two exciting games since too and the in-form attacking line will be very motivated to deliver once again.

Indeed, Newcastle Jets saw two comfortable losses to the rivals this term already but they have been in a much better place lately and will want to show it off. They extended a six-match unbeaten streak before seeing a narrow 1-0 loss at Brisbane Road on Friday, where an early goal from Scott McDonald proved enough for the rivals to secure the points.

Jets beat Central Coast Mariners (4-3), Perth Glory (2-1), and Adelaide United (0-3) while also holding Western United (0-0), Western Sydney Wanderers (1-1), and Melbourne Victory (1-1) to draws along the way – which will be a great boost to their confidence under Carl Robinson. However, they should now be in for more of a challenge and we don’t see them up to the task.

We do expect a strong challenge at McDonald Jones Stadium but we feel Melbourne City have what it takes to outgun the rivals and we’ll now go for an Away win, which comes at 7/5 with BetVictor and looks like the best approach to the fixture.

Jets should make their way to the scoresheet this time around, though, and we feel we’re in for a more exciting head-to-head contest here. We’ll thus also go for goals and back Over 2.5 Goals FT at 8/13 with bet365, which has been rated a banker bet by many in the know.

Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Betting Tips

Melbourne City to win @ 7/5 with BetVictor

Over 2.5 Goals FT @ 8/13 with bet365

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    Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Match Info Match date: 23rd March 2020 Kick-Off: 8:30 am Stadium: McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Head to Head Record Last 3 meetings: 18 Jan 2020 Melbourne City 2 – 0 Newcastle Jets 15 Dec 2019 Newcastle Jets 0 – 4 Melbourne City 15 Feb 2019…