Dundalk – St.Patrick Free Betting Tips
Dundalk and St.Patrick play at Oriel Park in a Premier League Round 18 match. In the last meeting between these teams in this competition, on 08-04-2022, the final result was a draw by (0-0). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium favours the home team, which in the last 8 matches won 4, drew 3 and lost 1. However, in the last meeting in this stadium, for the Premier League, on 08-08-2021, St Patrick’s won by (1-4). The goals of the match were scored by P. Hoban (25′ ) for Dundalk and by M. Smith (41′ and 79′ ), N. Melvin-Lambert (11′ ) and C. Forrester (71′ ) for St Pat’s. Special attention must be paid to the home/away condition as Dundalk show different results at home and away.
The home team is currently in 3rd place with 31 points won after 8 wins, 7 draws and 2 defeats. In the penultimate match, they won away to Derry City by (1-2). In the last match, it won away to Finn Harps by (0-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when playing in front of their fans, since in the last 30 matches it registers 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 defeats as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 14 suffered, against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats at home, with 27 goals scored and 16 suffered. For the championship, Dundalk won 20 points out of a possible 24, after 6 wins and 2 draws in the last 8 games they played in their stadium.
In this competition, it has won its last 5 home games and hasn’t lost any of the last 8 it has played in its stadium. In their home league games the most frequent scoreline at half-time was 1-0 (3 in 8 games). The team has allowed goals to their opponents in 7 out of the last 10 matches, so they haven’t shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 8 out of the last 10 matches in this competition. In their home games there is a tendency for goals, as 6 of their last 8 games in the competition have ended with more than 2,5 goals. In 17 games in this competition they have only managed 1 reversal in the 4 games in which they conceded the first goal. There are 1 outstanding periods in their last 10 home games in all competitions: they have conceded 4 of their 8 goals between the minutes (76′-90′).
Dundalk enters this game motivated after the victory, by 0-1, in the trip to the Finn Harps’ field, adding this way the third triumph in a row in this competition: the only goal of the match was signed by Daniel Kelly. For this confrontation against St Patrick’s, coach Stephen O’Donnell will opt for a 4-4-2 formation, aiming at defensive consistency and organised attacking outings. Striker Patrick Hoban is the top scorer of this Dundalk with 8 goals signed. Out for this game is John Mountney due to fitness problems.
The visiting team is currently in 4th place with 28 points earned after 8 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Shelbourne by (1-2). In the last match, it won at home to Bohemians by (3-0). This is a team that maintains its performance when playing away from its stadium, as in the last 30 games it records 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 defeats as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats at its stadium. Their last game as visitor for this competition ended with a draw (1-1) against Sligo Rovers. In the last 9 away league games St Pat’s register 4 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 14 points out of 27 possible. In their away league games the most frequent result at half time was 0-0 (5 in 9 games). In 18 games in this competition, it has only managed 1 turnover in the scoreboard in the 9 games in which it conceded the first goal. In the last 11 away games for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: scored 5 of their 14 goals between the minutes (76′-90′); conceded 3 of their 7 goals between the minutes (46′-60′).
St Patrick’s come into this game after a triumph, 3-0, in the reception of Bohemians, putting an end to three straight games without a win in this competition: all three of the team’s goals were scored by Tunde Owolabi. For this game against Dundalk, coach Tim Clancy will opt for a 4-4-2 formation, aiming at defensive organisation and attacking outlets also through the flanks. Striker Eoin Doyle is the scorer of St Patrick’s with 5 goals signed. All players are available for this game.
BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE – Odds: 2.00
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