Perth Wildcats vs Melbourne United Match Preview – Saturday December 21, 2019 9:00 UTC at RAC Arena
This will be a lip-smacking clash of Round 12 as the No.2 and No.3 placed teams of the NBL-2019-20 season take each other on.
Perth Match Form
Perth is in sensational form right now and has won 4 games in a row. They are coming off an 86:78 victory at home against the Brisbane Bullets. They also took down table-toppers Sydney a couple of weeks back which started this outstanding winning spree. In Bryce Cotton, Terrico White and Nicholas Kay they have three of the most consistent performers of the season.
Melbourne United Match Form
Melbourne United would be happy to have registered a dominating 94:73 win on the road in their last game against Illawarra Hawks. However, they have lost 3 of their last 5 games. Melo Trimble, who is in the 3rd position of the League leaders this season, will again be the player to watch out for United.
Perth and Melbourne United have clashed twice earlier this season and Adelaide won both those games. Moreover, in the last 6 games between these two sides, Perth has won 5.
Wildcats vs Melbourne United Prediction
In NBL history, Perth has enjoyed a 29-12 win-loss record against United. Perth will thus begin as favorites for this clash, more so as it is a home game for them. They are in terrific form and have a strong performing core. Back the Wildcats to register another victory.
This will be a high-scoring game as United’s Points Per Game this season is 98.19 while Perth’s is 90.76.