Central Coast Mariners vs Adelaide United prediction and betting tips - May 1, 2024
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Central Coast Mariners vs Adelaide United prediction and betting tips - May 1, 2024

Tournament: A-League Australia
Location: Central Coast Stadium
Match date: 01.05.2024

In the context of the 25th round of the A-League in Australia on May 1, 2024, a match will be played between Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United. The hosts are fighting for the leading position, while the guests are losing their chances to make it to the playoffs.

Key statistics and trends:

  • The most common scoreline between the clubs is 2-1 in favor of Central Coast Mariners (9 times, including 5 in Gosford).
  • The last away victory here was in 2019.
  • Central Coast Mariners FC scored 32% of their goals between the 76th and 90th minutes, while Adelaide United FC scored 21% of their goals between the 16th and 30th minutes.

Central Coast Mariners - form analysis: confirming their status as one of the leaders in Australian football

The "Sailors" are currently replicating their result from the previous cycle, holding the second position. However, there is still a chance to overtake Wellington Phoenix for the leading position - the New Zealand guests are one point ahead, but they have already played 27 matches. Despite the AFC Cup distraction, where they eliminated Abdysh-Atu (1-1 and 3-0), they have won all 4 recent matches. This includes a 3-1 victory against Newcastle Jets in the last round.

Adelaide United - form analysis: the team is showing mediocre results

The "Reds" have slipped in this cycle. A year ago, they were third in both the regular championship and essentially in the playoffs, but now they are only eighth. They had good runs, winning three consecutive matches since mid-March. However, there was a home defeat to Macarthur and a 3-3 draw with Western United. Still, they ended the last round successfully with a 4-3 win against Brisbane Roar.

Central Coast Mariners: team news

Theoharous may miss this match. Smith and Kuzevski are still injured.

Adelaide United: team news

Barnetta, Kikianis, and Cavallo are dealing with muscle issues.

Central Coast Mariners - Adelaide United: Possible starting line-ups:

Central Coast Mariners (possible line-up): Vukovic - Jacob Brett Farrell, Kaltak, Hall, Ru - Miguel France Di Pizio, Tapp, Balard, Rodrigues Brito - Nisbet, Kyuol

Adelaide United (possible line-up): Delianov - Kitto, Ansell, Javi Lopez, van der Saag - Ethan Alagich, Isaias, Claaf, Mauk, Irankunda - Ibusuki

Previous matches:

In October, the "Reds" finally won after four defeats. However, in February, they suffered a 4-0 loss against the guests in Adelaide.

Free prediction for the Central Coast Mariners - Adelaide United match on May 1:

The hosts have been performing well both in the A-League and in the AFC Cup. They should handle the mid-table guests, so we expect them to win (odds - 1.78).