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Central Coast Mariners line up against away side Western Sydney Wanderers at Central Coast Stadium in the A-League clash on Tuesday.
All Central Coast Mariners v Western Sydney Wanderers game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Central Coast Mariners
Central Coast Mariners are hoping to win again following the 0-2 A-League success against Macarthur FC.
For Central Coast Mariners, the goalscorers were Daniel De Silva (35') and Jordan Smylie (89').
Under three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Central Coast Mariners have taken part. With regard to the goal weighting in that period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 4 and Mariners managed the sum of 7.
Analysis of their past results shows that Central Coast Mariners:
- have not won against Western Sydney Wanderers in their last 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
Western Sydney Wanderers
In their last fixture, Western Sydney Wanderers drew 1-1 in the A-League match with Sydney FC.
The only scorer from Western Sydney Wanderers was James Troisi (68'). Kosta Barbarouses (63') was the scorer for Sydney FC.
Indicating their bias toward high-scoring encounters, we’ve seen goals 21 times in the last six games in which Western Sydney Wanderers have sent out their troops, yielding a mean average of 3.5 goals for each meeting. Opposing teams have got 12 from this total. That aside, it remains to be seen if such a trend might be sustained in this upcoming match or not.
Ahead of this clash, Western Sydney Wanderers are undefeated by Central Coast Mariners in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 07/12/2018 shows that Central Coast Mariners have won 1 of these games and Western Sydney Wanderers 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 17 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 of them from Mariners and 11 for The Wanderers. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was A-League match day 28 on 27/07/2020 which ended up with the score at Central Coast Mariners 1-1 Western Sydney Wanderers.
The match was refereed by Chris Beath.
Team News: Central Coast Mariners
Central Coast Mariners manager Alen Stajčić has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash thanks to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Western Sydney Wanderers
From a largely healthy squad, there’s just the one fitness issue for the Western Sydney Wanderers gaffer Carl Robinson to be concerned with. Graham Dorrans (Corona virus) won’t be in action.
Here is a game where Central Coast Mariners will have to play well to register a score against this Western Sydney Wanderers side who will likely just have the edge.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a good battle with a 0-1 win for Western Sydney Wanderers when the referee blows for full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Central Coast Mariners
Stadium: Central Coast Stadium (20,059)
Captain: Matt Simon
Chairman: Michael Charlesworth & Anton Tagliaferro
Manager: Alen Stajčić
Competitions: A-League position 1