Melbourne United will take on Perth Wildcats in the fourth game of the NBL final playoff game on Sunday night at Melbourne Arena, with Melbourne United hoping to bounce back after their third play-off defeat against Perth on Friday night and Perth Wildcats aiming to claim its ninth NBL championship title.
The Perth Wildcats are leading the NBL Grand Final series 2-1 after defeating Melbourne United 96-67 at RAC Arena last night, special thanks to Terrico White with 31 points and seven three-pointers and Nick Kay with eight points and seven rebounds.
The United now have almost no chance of error if they want to defend their NBL title. United coach Dean Vickerman has urged his players to stay “ultra confident” despite going 2-1 down in their grand final series against the Perth Wildcats.
Melbourne United vs Perth Wildcats Prediction
United were almost nonexistent in the first quarter allowing Wildcats to take a 21-16 lead, followed by good comeback in the second quarter narrowing the gap to just 6 points (42-36) in the first half and then Wildcats again took control of the game in the second half and led the club to an 96-67 win over the United in front of 13,142 fans.
Melbourne United have averaged 77 points per games and allowed 84 points per game in the last three play-off game, while Wildcats seems to have found its groove offensively with at least 82 points in four of its last five games. Both sides are expected to play attacking game in order to win this game so place your bets on Total Points- Over 162.5.
Melbourne United vs Perth Wildcats Prediction: Total Points: Over 162.5 @ 1.72 at 888 Sports