Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 13/08/2023

*These betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Top Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City Predictions and Betting Suggestions

The round-of-32 Australia Cup match between Oakleigh Cannons and Melbourne City will be held on the 13th of August at Jack Edwards Reserve. Let’s see some of Football Whispers’ top Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City betting tips.

Over 1.5 Melbourne City Goals

  • Oakleigh Cannons conceded twice in their previous outing.
  • Melbourne City had the best attacking record in the A-League in the 2022/23 season.
  • Jamie Maclaren will be leading Hearts’ attack, and he was the top scorer for the team last season.

Melbourne City to Win

  • The sheer class difference between the two teams is very much in favor of the visitors.
  • Melbourne City won three of their last four games.
  • Hearts couldn’t win the A-League final, so they’ll be eager to at least put their hands on the Australian Cup.

Essential Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City Odds

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Oakleigh Cannons odds: 15/4 (4.75) – 17.0%

Draw odds: 71/20 (4.55) – 20.0%

Melbourne City odds: 11/20 (1.55) – 63.0%

At 11/20 (1.55), Melbourne City have a whopping 63.0% win probability, which makes them the expected winners ahead of Sunday’s game. Meanwhile, Oakleigh Cannons’ home-field advantage gives them barely a 17.0% chance of scooping a victory. Even a draw at 71/20 (4.55) has a better chance. If you are looking for something safer, we believe Over 1.5 Melbourne City goals are the way to go. Hearts have a compelling 56.82% chance of bagging two or more.

Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City Lineups & Team News

Oakleigh Cannons

The Cannons did well in their last match. Coach Chris Taylor’s boys crushed North Geelong Warriors 2-4 at Elcho Park Pitch 2 on the 8th of August. Wade Dekker particularly impressed everyone, as he scored two for his team. However, our Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City predictions remain in favor of the visitors on the 12th of August.

Predicted lineup – Bitzios (GK), Hampson, Mlinaric, Eliopoulos, Lundy, McGlip, Sinclair, Dekker, Guest, Lucas & Clark

Melbourne City

A-League’s grand final on the 3rd of June was a huge disappointment to Melbourne City fans. They were expecting to see their favorite club win another title, but Central Coast Mariners’ lethal counterattacks proved decisive, as the Mariners grabbed a very impressive 1-6 victory at CommBank Stadium.

Predicted lineup – Glover (GK), Reis, Lam, Good, Bos, O’Neill, Nabbout, Berisha, Leckie, Tilio & Maclaren

Player to Watch: Jamie Maclaren

Australian goalscorer Maclaren is the player to watch in our Oakleigh Cannons vs Melbourne City prediction. The 30-year-old had a phenomenal 2022/23 season, and we are sure he’d like to show he’s no has-been.

Jamie Maclaren scored 24 goals and supplied teammates with three assists in 29 official games for Hearts last season. We believe that coach Rado Vidosic will rely on him to make a difference on Sunday.

Starting Lineups

*Starting lineups are usually announced 1hr before the kick-off

Oakleigh vs Melbourne City Prediction

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