2018 Hyundai A-League Finals Series – Preview & Odds

by Ken Edwards, 12 April 2018

The 2017-18 Hyundai A-League is coming an exciting finish with the final series to shortly begin. The A-League is unique and innovative in World Soccer as the league as adopts the very Australian system of a final series and a Grand Final to decide a champion (just like AFL, NRL and Netball).

Can Sydney FC defend its title or can one of the upstart title challengers like the unheralded Newcastle Jets or the Melbourne Victory climb the title mountain?

A-League Finals Series Schedule Released

AAMI Park in Melbourne will be the focus of Week One of the Hyundai A-League 2018 Finals Series where;

  • Melbourne City FC will host the First Elimination Final against either Western Sydney Wanderers FC/Adelaide United/Perth Glory/Brisbane Roar FC next Friday (20 April) and;
  • Cross town rivals Melbourne Victory will take on either the Western Sydney Wanderers FC/Adelaide United/Perth Glory/Brisbane Roar FC on Sunday (22 April) in the other Elimination Final.

AAMI Park Melbourne – A-League Finals – Week 1

April 20 2018 – Melbourne City FC vs (to be determined)

April 22 2018 – Melbourne Victory vs (to be determined)

Week 2 A-League Finals Series

Week two of the Hyundai A-League 2018 Finals Series will see Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets play the lowest ranked and the highest ranked winners from the Elimination Finals respectively for spots in the A-League Grand Final.

Hyundai A-League 2018 Semi-Final 1

Date: Saturday, 28 April 2018

Fixture: Sydney FC vs Lowest Ranked Elimination Final Winner

Venue: Allianz Stadium, Sydney

Hyundai A-League 2018 Semi-Final 2

Date: Friday, 27 April 2018

Fixture: Newcastle Jets vs Highest Ranked Elimination Final Winner

Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Kick-off Time: 7.50pm (AEST)

A-League Grand Final Date – May 5 or 6 2018 (Venue to be determined)

2017-2018 Hyundai A-League Champion Odds


Betstar Odds

Sydney FC


Newcastle Jets


Melbourne City FC


Melbourne Victory


Adelaide United


Western Sydney Wanderers


Perth Glory


Brisbane Roar


About the Author

is a passionate Betting Top 10 International Sports & Betting News Columnist. Australian by birth, and international by nature, he brings a wealth of many years of discerning international sports and betting industry analysis. As a true fan and Sports Statistic Nerd, Ken devotedly supports his beloved Queensland Maroons, West Ham United, New York Yankees, Miami Dolphins and Richmond Tigers when he's not busy writing about them.

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