Round 18 | The Stats

With the top six teams playing each other, Round 18 will have a huge bearing on the finals race.

With the top six teams playing each other, Round 18 will have a huge bearing on the finals race. Here are some of the stats pertaining to Round 18 that may help your team over the line.

Western Sydney Wanderers v Brisbane Roar 7 February 7.30pm Pirtek Stadium

Western Sydney Wanderers have won four of their last five A-League matches (including play-offs) against Brisbane Roar (L1).

Brisbane Roar have won 19 points away from home this season in the A-League; six more than any other side.

Western Sydney Wanderers have lost only one of their last 14 A-League games at home (inc. playoffs), winning 10 and drawing three.

Brisbane will be looking to keep three successive clean sheets away from home in the A-League for the first time since February 2012.

Central Coast Mariners v Melbourne Victory 8 February 5.30pm Central Coast Stadium

Central Coast Mariners are currently unbeaten in five league games against Melbourne Victory (including play-offs, W2 D3).

Central Coast Mariners have kept six clean sheets in their last 11 A-League matches.

Victory have conceded a goal in each of their last eight A-League games; the longest current run of its kind in the competition.

Only Albert Riera (56) has made more interceptions this season than Melbourne Victory-s Pablo Contreras (47).

Sydney FC v Adelaide United 8 February 7.45pm Allianz Stadium

Sydney FC are without a clean in 10 league games against Adelaide United.

Adelaide United have lost just once in four league games against Sydney FC (W2 D1).

Marcelo Carrusca has created 31 chances for Adelaide United this season, 15 more than the next highest player at the club.

Adelaide United have won just one of their last nine A-League away matches (W1 D4 L4).

Melbourne Heart v Perth Glory 9 February 3.00pm Lavington Sports Ground, Albury

Melbourne Heart have failed to score in four of their last six league meetings with Perth Glory.

After going on a run of 19 A-League games without a win, Melbourne Heart have won two of their last three (W2 D1).

No player has kept more clean sheets this campaign than Perth Glory stopper Danny Vukovic (7).

Perth Glory-s Shane Smeltz has netted three goals from just six shots this season.

Newcastle Jets v Wellington Phoenix 9 February 5.00pm Hunter Stadium

Newcastle Jets have lost to Wellington Phoenix in three of their last four home meetings there (W1).

Wellington Phoenix are without a win in three league games against Newcastle Jets (D2 L1) having won the six previous encounters.

Stijn Huysegems has scored six goals in his last seven A-League appearances for Wellington Phoenix.

Newcastle Jets striker Adam Taggart has netted seven of his eight league goals at home this season.

Chat with representatives from your local club and meet Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League stars at Play Football Day this Saturday & Sunday at Westfield centres.

Westfield Kotara Saturday 8 February, 11am-2pm

Westfield Woden Saturday 8 February, 11am-2pm

Westfield Penrith Sunday 9 February, 11am-2pm

Westfield Chatswood Sunday 9 February, 11am-2pm

Westfield Tuggerah Sunday 9 February, 11am-2pm