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Western United vs Melbourne City Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - City to end A-League season with a win

  • Western United and Melbourne City play in the final game of the A-League season
  • Both sides are heading to the A-League finals regardless of the result
  • City won both previous meetings between the sides
  • The game kicks off at 7.30pm AET on Wednesday at Jubilee Oval
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Melbourne City and Western United play in the final game of the regular season (Getty Images)

Western United and Melbourne City play in the final game of the regular A-League season on Wednesday when they clash at Jubilee Oval in Sydney. City are assured of a place in the semi-finals courtesy of second place, but fifth placed Western United could end their debut season as high as third with a win.

Western United Form & Team News


Western United's dream first season in the A-League will take them into the finals after a 2-1 victory over Premiers Plate winners Sydney FC sealed a top six finish.

But things aren't done just yet because Mark Rudan's side could jump up to third spot if they win their final game of the regular season against Melbourne City on Wednesday.

Western Sydney have won six of their last seven games to storm into the finals, beating Central Coast Mariners (6-2), Adelaide United (5-1), Melbourne Victory (2-1), Western Sydney Wanderers (5-3), Perth Glory (2-0) and Sydney FC (2-1). The only blemish was a 1-0 defeat to Newcastle Jets.

Melbourne City Form & Team News


Melbourne City will get the weekend off when the A-League finals get underway after guaranteeing second place on the ladder ahead of this final game of the campaign.

City have only played two games since the A-League season returned. They defeated Sydney FC 2-0 and then played out a 2-2 draw with Adelaide United to seal a semi-final spot and avoid the elimination finals.

Western United vs Melbourne City Head to Head


These two sides have met twice this season with Melbourne City winning on both occasions. The first-ever meeting ended 2-1 before City came out on top again in an entertaining 3-2 victory.

Western United vs Melbourne City Odds


Melbourne City are favoured at $2.30, with Western United at $2.88. The draw is available at $3.80.

Western United vs Melbourne City Stats


  • Western United have won 6 of their last 7 matches (A-League).
  • Western United have scored at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 7 matches (A-League).
  • Western United have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 matches (A-League).
  • Western United lost both previous matches against Melbourne City (A-League).
  • Western United have seen over 2.5 goals in their 2 matches against Melbourne City (A-League).
  • Melbourne City have scored at least 1 goal in their last 7 matches (A-League).

Western United vs Melbourne City FAQs

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Where is Western United vs Melbourne City taking place?

Western United vs Melbourne City is being played at Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

What time does Western United vs Melbourne City kick off?

Western United vs Melbourne City is being played at 7:30pm AEST on Wednesday 19 August 2020.

Verdict

With the possibility of Western United resting some key men ahead of the elimination finals at the weekend, City are tipped to win. They have the luxury of the weekend off before semi-finals and can complete a third win over Western United.

Best Bet: Melbourne City Win Full-Time Result @2.30 at PlayUP - 2 Units

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