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Stewart Walsh 29 Dec 2021
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Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City Tips


Newcastle have their biggest test yet when they host champions Melbourne City. The Jets have been this season’s box office and with plenty of quality on both sides, I’m backing both sides to score and over 2.5 goals. 
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  • Newcastle have seen BTTS in 7 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • Newcastle have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Newcastle have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Melbourne City have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 away matches (all competitions).
  • Melbourne City have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches against the Jets (all competitions).

Head to Head


City have a 17-14 record against the Jets with four draws in 35 encounters.

Newcastle Jets Form


Newcastle have made a steady start to the season. 

The Jets recorded consecutive 2-2 draws against Western Sydney and Sydney respectively, before smashing Wellington 4-0 at home.

Their most recent match saw them give up a 1-0 lead before going down 2-1 to Macarthur.

Newcastle Jets Team News


Newcastle will come into this match with a fully fit squad.

Melbourne City Form


City’s near perfect home record hit a blow when they went 1-0 down to Western United.

They bounced back with a 1-0 win over Perth at home, before they were held to a 2-2 draw to rivals Melbourne Victory.

Their next two matches against Wellington and Brisbane Roar respectively were cancelled.

Melbourne City Team News


Striker Jamie Maclaren will miss the match after he was sent off in last week’s Melbourne derby.

Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City FAQs

Where can I watch the Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City live stream?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City

What time does the match start?

The game kicks off at 5:05pm AEST on Saturday, January 1 at McDonald Jones Stadium

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Verdict

City still have plenty of routes to goal without Maclaren. With the Jets in exciting form and seeing plenty of goals in recent weeks, they are backed to see BTTS and over 2.5 goals.

Best Bet: BTTS & Over 2.5 Goals BTTS & Total Goals $1.82 at bet365 Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals $2.50 at Palmerbet - 2 Units

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