Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory Tips - Goals predicted in A-League clash
- Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory preview for Sunday's clash at Dolphin Stadium
- Melbourne Victory have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 7 matches and goals are predicted
- Full match preview and predictions
Brisbane Roar have seen BTTS Yes in three of their last four against the Victory. (Getty Images)
Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory Tips
Goals seem to follow Melbourne Victory wherever they go. Their recent meetings with Brisbane have been high scoring, therefore I’m tipping BTTS Yes.
- Brisbane Roar have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches against Melbourne Victory (A-League).
- Melbourne Victory have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 7 matches (A-League).
- Melbourne Victory have seen over 2.5 goals in 13 of their last 14 matches (A-League).
Head to Head
These two sides have met 48 times with Melbourne Victory holding a 22-17 record. They have played out nine draws.
This will be the second time in eight days these two sides will meet. Their Round 2 meeting saw Brisbane Roar spoil the Victory’s homecoming in Melbourne with a 3-1 win.
Brisbane Roar Form
Brisbane Roar’s season started in frustrating fashion as they went down 1-0 at home to Melbourne City.
Despite creating several chances and finishing the game with 1.04 xG to City’s 0.95, the Roar were left empty handed.
They were able to rectify this defeat the following week in their 3-1 win away to Melbourne Victory.
Goals from ex-Celtic forward Scott McDonald, defender Macaulay Gillesphey and winger Dylan Wenzel-Halls sealed a big away win to kick off their season.
Roar Team News
Brisbane come in with a fully fit squad for the third consecutive week. Head coach Warren Moon only made the one change last week replacing winger Jai Ingham with former Celtic forward Scott McDonald.
Melbourne Victory Form
The Victory came into the season following a promising Asian Champions League campaign. A 2-1 win over FC Seoul saw the club qualify for the Round of 16, where they were eliminated in a 3-0 loss to Ulsan Hyundai.
Although their start to the new A-League campaign failed to live up to this hype. The Victory suffered a 3-1 loss at home to Brisbane Roar.
Ex-Wigan winger equalised late in the first half to give the side momentum heading into the break though this failed to carry into the second half. The Victory conceded twice in quick succession in the second half to see the match slip away.
Even in the new season, the Victory have seen plenty of goals scored in their matches. The Victory have not kept a clean sheet in their last 17 matches and have seen over 2.5 goals scored in 12 of their last 13.
Victory Team News
Melbourne Victory will be without New Zealand international Marco Rojas for this match. The winger came off with a hamstring injury in last week’s loss and will not be risked against the Roar.
Striker Robbie Kruse will also miss due to a injury with the Socceroo expected to be sidelined for another month.
Former Middlesbrough defender Ryan Shotton is still a week away from selection, having just completed his two weeks in quarantine.
Shotton's former Middlesbrough teammate striker Rudy Gestede could be in line for his first A-League start, after coming off the bench last week.
Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory
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What is the Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory best bet?
Brisbane Roar have seen BTTS Yes in three of their last four against the Victory. The best bet is for BTTS Yes.