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This preview looks ahead to the Australian A-League game between two clubs who are locked on points coming into the match. Wellington Phoenix have a slight advantage due to the better goal difference over Western United.
Wellington Phoenix vs Western Utd Top Free Betting Tips
Wellington Phoenix will look to capitalise on a Western United outfit that has been travelling a lot in recent weeks. The best predictions for this game would be:
- Match result
- Total goals
- Under 2.5
- Anytime goalscorer
- Tomer Hemed
The odds presented here are always subject to change. One should check with the bookmaker before placing the bet. These odds are provided by William Hill, our recommended bookmaker for the big game.
Ufuk Talay will be pleased with the draw against Melbourne City in the previous match, but the result makes it four draws in five games for his team. As a result, Wellington remained just outside the top six places but they can overtake Brisbane and Western Sydney Wanderers by the end of this weekend. Western United have been going through a slump and they have travelled a lot in recent weeks. The team has also not been able to win against Wellington since 2019.
Total goals under 2.5
Western United are likely to get tired in the second half of the match, as they have been involved in too many games over the last few weeks that involved a lot of travel. They have managed a disappointing five goals in the last five games against Wellington. Ufuk Talay’s team have also been involved in a string of low scoring matches with the win against Adelaide and draw with Melbourne City being the only exceptions in the last month.
Tomer Hemed to score anytime
Tomer Hemed is back among the goals after scoring a brace in the 2-2 draw with Melbourne City. He is the top scorer for Wellington Phoenix with seven goals. However, a run of just one goal in the previous four matches threatened to take away his importance. The Israeli bounced back in style to come up with some crucial goals against City.
Wellington Phoenix vs Western Utd: Match Preview
Wellington Phoenix might have taken their unbeaten run to 6 matches with a late equaliser against Melbourne City, but it is of little help to the team in the quest to get into the top six places. Ufuk Talay sees his team still a couple of points behind Brisbane and Western Sydney Wanderers. The key for the team will be to take chances that come their way.
Western United are showing signs of tiredness in the second half of matches. The team has ended up losing all of their last four league matches in the second half. The team are currently on the longest losing streak so far this season. However, there have been some decent performers within the team to give Mark Rudan some confidence.
Analysing the Stats for Wellington Phoenix vs Western Utd
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
FAQs regarding Wellington Phoenix vs Western Utd
Where is the match scheduled?
The Sky Stadium in Wellington gets ready to host this match.
When does this match start?
The game will begin at 05:05 GMT on May 22, 2021.
Which team is the favourite to win?
The bookmakers have placed Wellington Phoenix as the overwhelming favourites to get a victory from this match at a price of 10/11.