Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory prediction, odds & betting tips – 25/05/2024

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Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory Prediction
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The final game in this season’s A-League campaign is going to be a Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory head-to-head on the 25th of May. Central Coast Stadium will surely be packed for this historic game, but which side has the upper hand? Find out the answer in the following Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory betting tips.

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Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory prediction: Mariners to defend their throne

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Central Coast Mariners to Win

⬆️ Over 2.5 goals

Yes

⚽ First/Anytime goalscorer

Bruno Fornaroli to Score Anytime

Key Stats

  • Bruno Fornaroli is the 2nd-best finisher in the A-League this season, with 18 goals to his name.
  • Central Coast Mariners have the 2nd-best attacking record, as they manage to bag a total of 49 goals in 27 league matches.
  • Before the playoffs began, Central Coast Mariners were at the top of the table, with five consecutive victories.
  • Melbourne Victory, on the other hand, recorded two losses and a draw.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Mariners are the bookies’ favorites

  • HOME: 23/20 (2.15) – 43.0%
  • DRAW: 12/5 (3.40) – 28.5%
  • AWAY: 12/5 (3.40) – 28.5%

*These Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory odds are subject to change

According to the odds above, we have Central Coast Mariners down as the expected winners, with a 43.0% win probability. In the meantime, Melbourne Victory have a 28.5% shot at the title. Bruno Fornaroli to Score Anytime is one of our favorite Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory predictions, as the visitors’ goalscoring machine has about a 36.10% chance of finding the net this week.

Last five H2Hs: Mariners doing well

Australia A-League 25/02/24

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

0
Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

1

Australia A-League 13/01/24

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

1
Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

1

Australia A-League 03/12/23

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

2
Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

2

Australia A-League 19/03/23

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

2
Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

0

Australia A-League 31/12/22

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

2
Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

1

We highly advise you to check out the following Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory statistics before placing your bet on this game.

Central Coast Mariners team news and form: Mariners on track

Central Coast Mariners are doing everything in their power to win another A-League title! The team was at the top of the charts in the regular part of the season, and it didn’t seem like coach Jackson’s boys had any issues reaching the final game after that.

Predicted lineup: Vukovic (GK), Roux, Hall, Kaltack, Farrell, Tapp, Balard, Doka, Theoharous, Kuol & Nisbet

Australia A-League 25/05/24

W

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

1

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

3

Australia A-League 18/05/24

D

Sydney FC

Sydney FC

0

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

0

Australia A-League 10/05/24

W

Sydney FC

Sydney FC

1

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

2

AFC Cup 05/05/24

W

Al Ahed

Al Ahed

0

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

1

Australia A-League 01/05/24

W

Adelaide United

Adelaide United

0

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

2

Melbourne Victory team news and form: Boys in Blue unconvincing

Yes, Melbourne Victory did reach the final stage of the season, but did they deserve to be there after last week’s unconvincing match at Wellington Regional Stadium? Barbarouses and his colleagues were the better of the two sides on the pitch, as they had a whopping 65.0% possession and twice as many shots, which is another plus in favor of our Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory predictions.

Predicted lineup: Izzo (GK), Traore, Roderick, Da Silva, Geria, Valadon, Teague, Arzani, Bonevacia, Velupillay & Fornaroli

Australia A-League 25/05/24

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Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Mariners

3

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

1

Australia A-League 18/05/24

W

Wellington Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix

1

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

2

Australia A-League 12/05/24

D

Wellington Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix

0

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

0

Australia A-League 05/05/24

W

Melbourne City

Melbourne City

1 (2)

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

1 (3)

Australia A-League 27/04/24

L

Western Sydney Wanderers

Western Sydney Wanderers

4

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

3

Player to watch: Bruno Fornaroli

As we mentioned earlier in our key Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne Victory predictions, Bruno Fornaorli is among the best finishers in the league this season. He still has a narrow chance of scooping the Top Goalscorer Award if he manages to pull off a great display at Central Coast Stadium.

Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne VIctory Player
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Can Fornaroli do it?

With only two goals separating him from the much-desired prestigious individual award, Bruno will surely perform his hear out for the team on the 25th of May.


Zack is a longtime football fan, writer, and bettor. He also has experience playing and coaching the game of football at a local level. His interest in the MLS, Liga MX and the Canadian Premier League adds a new dimension to the content we have at FootballWhispers.