Preview:Ireland Premier Division - St. Patricks Athletic VS Derry City

Posted Thu, 08 Jul 2021 10:03:45 GMT        

Ireland Premier Division - St. Patricks Athletic VS Derry City

Match Time: 10-07-2021 00:15 Saturday

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Match preview

2021 Ireland Premier Division round 20, St. Patricks Athletic will play against with Derry City home. St. Patrick's Athletic will be looking for an improved result here following the 3-2 Premier Division loss in their previous game against Bohemian FC. The only player to score from St. Patrick's Athletic was Jason McClelland (91'). Georgie Kelly (44'), Andy Lyons (53' Own goal), Tyreke Wilson (73') and Liam Burt (81') scored for Bohemian FC. Fixtures involving St. Patrick's Athletic have tended to be absorbing encounters of late with plenty of scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 clashes, a grand total of 20 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 12 of these coming from Saints. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this match, of course.


Taking a look at their past results, St. Patrick's Athletic:

have not lost a league tie with Derry City in their previous 3 games.

are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.


Derry City will go into the encounter following a 2-0 Premier Division win with the eclipse of Waterford in their previous outing. For Derry City, goals were scored by Evan McLaughlin (42') and Joe Thomson (52'). Derry City have regularly broken through opposing defences in their most recent fixtures, having scored 9 goals in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, The Candystripes can also improve defensively after being scored against in 5 of those same games.


St. Patrick's Athletic boss Stephen O'Donnell does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game with a completely injury-free squad ready to go. Due to a fully injury-free group ready to go, Derry City boss Ruaidhrí Higgins has no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash.


Odds Analysis

St. Patricks Athletic got 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in last 10 battles with Derry City, including 3 wins, 0 draw and 2 losses at home. The bet365 1x2 first odds of this game are 1.70-3.60-4.20, the 1x2 live odds are 1.70-3.60-4.20. And the Kelly Criterion is 0.91-0.93-0.87. Therefore, is trustworthy in this game.


Goalooin Prediction:

St. Patricks Athletic(53.28%)

Draw (25.16%)

Derry City(21.56%)


Preview:Ireland Premier Division - St. Patricks Athletic VS Derry City