Adelaide United vs Sydney FC Betting Tips
October 29, 2018
It’s a repeat of last year’s final, although back then the game was played at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium. The Sky Blues lifted the trophy last season after eventually prevailing 2-1 after extra-time.
There has already been one meeting between the teams at Coopers Stadium this season, with the opening game in the A-League season finishing as a 1-1 draw just 11 days before this meeting takes place. In the recent league meeting, Scott Galloway gave the Reds the lead in 1st half stoppage time, only for Adam Le Fondre to equalize for the Sky Blues late on.
In last season’s three league meetings, Sydney won twice and drew once, keeping a clean sheet on each occasion. There have been changes in personnel in both squads since last term, but the Sky Blues still look the stronger outfit.
Prior to Tuesday’s final, Adelaide drew 1-1 at home to Newcastle Jets in A-League action on Friday, with Craig Goodwin’s 63rd minute goal drawing Marco Kurz’s team level to claim a point.
Sydney secured all three points in their derby game at home to Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday, with goals from Le Fondre and Alex Brusque early in each half.
Adelaide United v Sydney FC Betting Odds
The fact that the bookies can’t really separate the teams is no surprise. As was the case last season, this year’s final could well necessitate extra-time to decide the outcome. The recent league game ended all square and this appears to have every chance of doing likewise.
In the Correct Score betting, a repeat of the recent 1-1 draw can be backed at 21/4 with Unibet. Total Goals Over/ Under betting has Over 2.5 at 52/50 with SportChamps* and Under 2.5 at 79/100 at Unibet.
* Odds correct at time of writing