MELBOURNE VICTORY v BRISBANE ROAR
Friday 13th January 2017 – Kickoff: 1950hrs
Football – Australia – A-League Betting Tips
Second placed Melbourne Victory will be keen to consolidate their position behind A-League leaders Sydney FC when they take on Brisbane Roar at their AAMI Stadium in Friday night’s clash as the hosts look to capture a third home win on the bounce.
Victory have shown strong form in recent weeks as they’ve stepped up their bid to catch rivals Sydney FC and at least they’re keeping the leaders honest having registered recent wins against Western Sydney Wanderers, cross-town rivals Melbourne City, Central Coast Mariners, Newcastle Jets and Adelaide United.
In addition, Melbourne have been impressive on home turf with a record of 5-1-1 21/9 as they’ve blown most of their opponents away with goals flowing on a regular basis. Watch out for striker Berisha as an anytime goalscorer for the hosts.
Visitors Brisbane Roar sit in fourth spot and look destined to just make up the top six as their season continues to stutter and shamble along. They were extremely disappointing in their recent 3-2 loss at home to Newcastle Jets which followed a 2-0 defeat away at Sydney FC, and they face a tough task of keeping Melbourne Victory quiet on home turf.
The Roar also possess an ordinary looking away record that stands at 2-3-2 6/10 and an inconsistent away record is not the type of thing you need to back you up when visiting Melbourne Victory!
Throw in just one clean sheet on their travels, and you can see why Brisbane Roar may well struggle to keep up with an in-form Victory side on Friday night.
Pick: Melbourne Victory @ 1.73 Ladbrokes