Perth Wildcats will take on Melbourne United in the NBL final playoff game on Friday night at Perth, with Perth Wildcats aiming to claim its ninth NBL championship title and Melbourne United hoping to secure the chance to go back-to-back championships.
The Wildcats heads to this game after defeating the Brisbane Bullets 84-79 in Game 2 to make both series’ clean 2-0 sweeps, while Melbourne United reached in the NBL Grand Final after defeating the Sydney 90-76 in Game 2 to close out their semi-final series.
Perth Wildcats sits at the top of the league table with a record of 18:10. Perth Wildcats are in superb form this season but inconsistency constantly holds back. The club have started the season being pretty impressive having lost just two games against Bullets and Sydney Kings in their first thirteen games, followed by four consecutive defeats and winning just one game of their next eight games, and then bounce back losing only one game of their last nine games.
Melbourne United, on the other hand, finished the season with an 18-10 record, which had them sandwiched between the Wildcats and the Kings. The club capped off another sensational season with an 81-70 overtime win at home over Perth in their last meeting of the NBL tournament.
Perth Wildcats vs Melbourne United Predictions
Both teams have already met four times this season, which ended in two wins for each team. We anticipate a fairly balanced showdown between two teams so place your bets on Total Points. Considering the past performances and scoring abilities, we expect a very tight game and low scoring match here so you can place your bets on Total Points- Under 168.
Perth Wildcats vs Melbourne United Predictions: Total Points: Under 168 @ 1.86 at Pinnacle Sports