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The A-League game at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday sees home side Brisbane Roar prepare for the visit of opponents, Central Coast Mariners.
All Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Brisbane Roar will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 1-0 A-League losing effort in their last game against Western United.
In that match, Brisbane Roar managed 55% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, Western United had 19 shots at goal with 6 on target. Connor Pain (50') was the scorer for Western United.
Brisbane Roar have not been in good attacking form in more recent games. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 2 versus opposing sides over the course of their last six outings. In those games, Brisbane Roar have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 10.
Central Coast Mariners
Central Coast Mariners will go into this game after a 2-0 A-League win with the defeat of Western Sydney Wanderers in their previous fixture.
In that game, Central Coast Mariners managed 39% possession and 13 shots at goal with 5 on target. For Central Coast Mariners, the goalscorers were Cy Goddard (59') and Oliver Bozanić (97'). Western Sydney Wanderers got 15 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
In the course of their 6 latest matches, Nick Montgomery's Central Coast Mariners have fired home a total of 7 times - earning them a goals per game average of 1.17.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 22/02/2019 reveals that these encounters have been disappointments for Central Coast Mariners. They’ve not been able to get themselves any victories whatsoever while Brisbane Roar have been too good for them, running out winners in 83% of those games played.
A combined total of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 13 of them from The Roar and 3 for Mariners. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league match featuring the two was A-League match day 20 on 12/05/2021 when it ended Brisbane Roar 0-0 Central Coast Mariners.
In that match, Brisbane Roar had 44% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
Central Coast Mariners got 18 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Daniel Elder.
Team News: Brisbane Roar
The Brisbane Roar boss Warren Moon has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all before this match thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Central Coast Mariners
Thanks to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, the Central Coast Mariners manager Nick Montgomery has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that Central Coast Mariners will surely be able to breach the defence of this Brisbane Roar outfit, however that probably shouldn’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re predicting a narrow 2-1 advantage for Brisbane Roar by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Suncorp Stadium (52,500)
Captain: Tom Aldred
Chairman: Rahim Soekasah
Manager: Warren Moon
Competitions: A-League position 12