Gary Van Egmond's team are slight outsiders with the bookmakers, but they could well be set to repeat their triumph in South Australia from earlier this seasonAdelaide United will start as favourites for their home match against Newcastle on Sunday despite the Jets' dangerous form on the road.
Josep Gombau's men, who were held to a 0-0 draw at Perth Glory in their most recent outing, are paying $2.30 at bet365 to win on their return to Coopers Stadium, with the visitors at $3.00 and the draw at $3.40.
Newcastle may fancy their chances in this one after winning 2-1 away to Adelaide earlier this season. They have also registered victories away from the Hunter region over Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar, the latter in their most recent outing.
|Go for Adam Taggart to open the scoring at $6.50|
A repeat of their 2-1 victory in South Australia in November is at $11.00, with Adelaide paying $8.00 to win 1-0 and a 0-0 draw also at $11.00.
The Jets pacy poacher Adam Taggart leads the first goal-scorer market at $6.50, with Adelaide United's Bruce Djite paying $7.00 to open the scoring, and Jeronimo Neumann at $8.50.