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Macarthur vs Sydney FC Predictions & Tips - Macarthur to hold the champions

  • Macarthur vs Sydney FC predictions for Saturday’s match
  • Match is being played at 8.05am GMT at Campbelltown Stadium
  • Sydney FC have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 away matches
  • I’m tipping BTTS and a draw, with Sydney drawing 3 of their last 4 away matches
  • Full match preview and predictions
Macarthur tipped to draw
Macarthur are unbeaten in their last two ahead of their clash with Sydney FC. (Getty Images)
Athos Sirianos 27 Jan 2021
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Macarthur vs Sydney FC Predictions 


Macarthur face their biggest test since joining the A-League when they come up against the reigning champions. Sydney FC have been off the pace this season and seen BTTS in three of their last four. I’m backing BTTS and a draw.

  • Macarthur have seen BTTS in their last 2 matches (A-League).
  • Macarthur are unbeaten in 3 of their last 4 matches (A-League).
  • Sydney FC have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches (A-League).
  • Sydney FC have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 away matches (A-League).
  • Sydney FC have drawn 3 of their last 4 away matches (A-League).

Head to Head


This will be the first-ever meeting between the two sides. 

Macarthur Form


Macarthur have responded well following their 2-0 defeat to the Central Coast Mariners in round two. 

They held the Wellington Phoenix to a 1-1 draw with Basque import Markel Susaeta scoring his first goal for the club. 

The Bulls then returned to the winners list with a 2-1 victory away to Newcastle. French midfielder 

Loic Puyo opened the scoring with an overhead kick in the eighth minute, before English striker Matt Derbyshire headed home his first goal for the club in the 23rd. 

Macarthur Injuries & Team News


Macarthur come in blessed with a fully fit line-up to take on the five-time champions.

Sydney FC Form


The Sky Blues have experienced a slower than normal start to the new season. 

After picking up a 2-1 win over Wellington courtesy of goals from midfielders Calem Nieuwenhof and Luke Brattan, Sydney are winless in their last two. 

They were held to a 1-1 draw in the derby against the Wanderers despite taking the lead through winger Kosta Barbarouses, before going down 2-0 to the Mariners in a shock defeat.

The Sky Blues come into this game with only one win from their last four away matches.

Sydney FC Injuries & Team News


Fullback Michael Zullo will be sidelined for another week with a calf issue, while Nieuwenhof will be in contention to start after making a full recovery from his injury. 

Meanwhile fans will be eager to see if Brazilian forward Bobo will be selected. The striker has returned to training after completing his quarantine and could be a valuable asset up front.

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Verdict

Sydney FC have seen BTTS regularly, especially away from home. They have also drawn three of their last four away matches while Macarthur so I’m tipping BTTS and a draw.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-151.52 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @240.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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