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Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City Preview & Betting Tips - Can City stretch their unbeaten run?

City currently sit in second position on the ladder
Jamie Maclaren
Jamie Maclaren has been a star for City this campaign (Getty Images)
 

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips

It's a battle between of two vastly different teams on Friday night as the cellar dwelling Central Coast Mariners host the high-flying Melbourne City at Central Coast Stadium. The Mariners have lost nine straight games and a tenth on Friday night would see them equal the longest winless streak in A-League history.

Central Coast Mariners Team News


1.Mark Birighitti (GK), 2.Ian Zygmunt Gordon, 3.Jack Clisby, 4.Eunsun Kim, 7.Milan Ðuric, 8.Michael McGlinchey, 9.Jordan Murray, 10.Tommy Oar, 11.Daniel Desilva, 15.Kye Rowles, 17.Sam Silvera, 18.Gianni Stensness, 19.Matt Simon, 21.Ruon Tongyik, 24.Chris Harold, 26.Joshua Nisbet, 27.Lewis Miller, 29.Jair Britto

Starting 11 to be named a hour before kick-off.
  

Melbourne City Team News


1.Tom Glover (GK), 2.Scott Galloway, 3.Scott Jamieson, 4.Harrison Delbridge, 6.Josh Brillante, 9.Jamie MacLaren, 10.Florin Berenguer, 11.Craig Noone, 13.Nathaniel Atkinson, 14.Markel Susaeta, 17.Denis Genreau, 19.Lachlan Wales, 20.Adrian Luna, 21.Ramy Majjarine, 22.Curtis Good, 30.Moudi Najjar, 36.Kerrin Stokes, 34.Connor Metcalfe, 39.Idrus Abdulahi

Starting 11 to be named a hour before kick-off.

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City Head to Head


Melbourne City have won nine and drawn three of their last 13 A-League matches against Central Coast Mariners. In the last two games City has put eight goals past the Mariners while only one goal.

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City Betting Odds


City are the 1.60 favourites to win a fouth game from their last five outings. The Central Coast Mariners are 5.00 outsiders to snap their losing streak.

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City Match Up


Jamie MacLaren is the man to watch on Friday night. The City striker has been directly involved in 19 goals this season, which includes 15 goals and four assists. MacLaren's opposite number Milan Djuric has only managed four goals and a single assist.

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City Key Stats


  • Central Coast Mariners have lost their last 9 A-League games.
  • Central Coast Mariners have seen BTTS in their last 6 matches against Melbourne City at Central Coast Stadium.
  • Melbourne City have won 3 of their last 5 A-League matches in New South Wales.

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City FAQ

When does the Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City match start?

The Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City match is scheduled to kick off at 0830 GMT on Friday 20 March 2020.

Where is the Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City match being played?

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City is being played at Central Coast Stadium.

How can I live stream the Central Coast vs Melbourne City A-League match?

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Verdict

Melbourne City are one of the form teams of the A-League and should easily account for the lowly Central Coast Mariners on Friday. Jamie MacLaren's hot streak should continue.


Best Bet: Melbourne City Win Full Time Result Market @1.60 at bet365 - 5 Units
Value Bet: Jamie MacLaren First Goalscorer Market @3.75 at bet365 - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Melbourne City Win 3-1 Correct Score Market @11.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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