A-League: Best Odds Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory
October 06, 2015
Pre-season favourites Melbourne Victory get their A-League title defence underway with a trip to face Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium on Saturday evening, get the best odds on your Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory betting.
The match is live from 18:47 on Fox Sports 4 and is sure to be a popular betting event as the A-League season gets up and running with a clash between two rivals. Tom Waterhouse makes MVFC $4.00 favourites to successfully defend their A-League title, but Kevin Muscat’s men don’t have an easy task in the season opener with AUFC likely to offer up a stern test on their home turf.
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Victory’s hopes will revolve around prolific striker Besart Berisha who bagged 18 goals in 31 league and cup appearances in his debut season, so the Reds will need to try and keep the Albanian under wraps if they are to get a result in front of their home fans.
United named Sergio Cirio as their Club Champion last season after notching 13 times in 34 games in all competitions and being instrumental in sealing the club’s first FFA Cup title, so he’ll be a player to watch for the visiting defence.
There will be no love lost between the enemies, with numerous high-profile on and off field clashes through the years providing major talking points whenever the sides meet. The referee could perhaps be the busiest man on the pitch on Saturday evening and it could be a good opportunity to bet on cards an bookings, etc.
Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory Head To Head Stats
In 36 meetings to date, it’s Victory who have had the bragging rights on most accasions with 18 victories, while United have won 10 times and the remaining 8 matches have finished as stalemates. At Coopers Stadium, this match has ended drawn on the previous 3 renewals, so it may be worth taking a chance on history repeating itself this Saturday.
Here are the details of the last 10 meetings between Adelaide United & Melbourne Victory;
> 21/03/2015 Adelaide United 2 – 2 Melbourne Victory
> 28/11/2014 Melbourne Victory 3 – 2 Adelaide United
> 17/10/2014 Adelaide United 1 – 1 Melbourne Victory
> 22/02/2014 Melbourne Victory 4 – 3 Adelaide United
> 23/11/2013 Melbourne Victory 3 – 0 Adelaide United
> 18/10/2013 Adelaide United 2 – 2 Melbourne Victory
> 08/02/2013 Adelaide United 1 – 0 Melbourne Victory
> 07/12/2012 Adelaide United 4 – 2 Melbourne Victory
> 19/10/2012 Melbourne Victory 2 – 1 Adelaide United
> 13/01/2012 Melbourne Victory 1 – 1 Adelaide United