Bohemians vs Derry City: Preview & Prediction

Bohemians and Derry City meet at Dalymount Park in a match for the 23rd day of the Premier League. Derry City won out for (1-4) the last time they faced off in this edition of the league, on 24-02-2017. The record of direct matches in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, who in the last 8 games won 4, tied 1 and lost 3. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 02-02-2017 , In a match for the Premier League that finished with the victory of Derry City by (1-4). D. Corcoran (55) scored goals for the Bohemians and A. McEneff (14), N. Boyle (45 ‘and 50’) and L. Schubert (65 ‘) for Derry City. The home / off condition deserves particular attention, since despite this being a match between 6º and 5º of the league table, it is actually a match between the 11th ranked in home games and the 5th as a visitor.

Bohemians Preview

The home team is currently in 6th place, with 29 points conquered, after 8 wins, 2 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate game, lost at home against Dundalk by (0-1). In the last match, he lost out against Finn Harps (2-1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved more positive results outside than in its stadium, since it conquered 18 points as a visitor and only 11 in its stadium. In his last 10 home games for the championship the Bohemians won 3, tied 2 and lost 5, so he won 11 points out of 30. The team conceded goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, reason why it has not been very strong defensively. In their home games for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 7 of the last 11 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 21 matches in this competition, only got 3 comebacks in all 13 matches in which he suffered the first goal.

The Bohemian arrives at this demoralized game, after having added the following snub followed in the championship, losing to Finn Harps 2-1. In this game before his fans coach Keith Long should line up in the usual 4-2-3-1, with Keith Ward being responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. Nevertheless, the great highlight of the set of Bohemian is Corcoran, a player who already scored 11 goals. Everything indicates that the home coach can count on all his usual players.

Derry City Preview

The visiting team is currently in 5th place, with 31 points conquered, after 8 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate game, won at home against Sligo Rovers by (4-0). In the last match, he lost out to St Patrick’s by (2-1). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they conquered 20 points, against only 14 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, the Derry City won 11 points in 30 chances, after 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games played as a visitor.

For this competition, did not win any of the last 8 games as a visitor. In their games for the league at home the most frequent final result to the rest was the 0-0 (5 in 10 parties). His attack has marked regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 21 matches in this competition, only managed 1 comeback in all 8 matches in which he suffered the first goal.

Derry City come to this game with a snub at St. Patrick’s 2-1, scoring the fifth snub in their last six games in official matches. In this away game coach Kenny Shiels should play in 4-2-3-1, benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks. It is important to note that McEnuff is one of Derry City’s best finishers, with 7 goals scored. Aaron Barry is the only absentee of this match, due to an injury.

Bohemians vs Derry City: Betting Tips

Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.80
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 2.10