Galway – St. Patricks: Preview & Prediction
Galway and St Patrick’s meet at Eamonn Deacy Park in a match for the 31st day of the Premier League. The two teams tied (1-1), on 06-30-2017, in the previous match for this edition of the league. The record of direct matches in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, who in the last 5 games won 3 and tied 2. but the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 14-04-2017, for the Premier League, which ended in a draw for (1-1). R. Murray (89 ‘) scored goals from the match, for Galway, and R. Feely (40′), for St Patrick’s. The home / off condition deserves particular attention, since despite this being a match between 10th and 8th of the league table, it is actually a showdown between the 6th placed in home games and the 9th as a visitor.
After 7 wins, 12 draws and 11 losses, the home team is currently in 10th place with 33 points earned. In his last game, he tied with the Bray Wanderers out for (3-3), after in the previous game to have won by (3-1) at home, in a match against Sligo Rovers. This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, having won 22 points in their stadium, where they scored 23 goals and suffered 18, against only 11 points out, with 16 goals scored and 25 goals conceded. For the championship, Galway seized 17 points in 30 chances, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. His defense has not been very solid, having suffered at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches, but his attack has marked regularly, as he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches this competition. In 30 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 20 times and only got 2 comebacks.
Galway arrives to this game with a 3-3 draw against Bray, adding the third official game without proving the taste of defeat: the goals were scored by Devaney (2) and Murray. Despite playing at home, coach Shane Keegan must play in the usual 3-5-2, privileging defensive organization and counterattacks: Devaney is a very fast and excellent player in the transition from defense to attack. On the other hand, Ronan Murray is the best scorer of the team, with 11 goals scored. Everything indicates that the coach can count on all the usual headlines.
St Patrick’s Preview
The visiting team is currently in 8th place with 34 points, after 8 wins, 10 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, he won at home against Shamrock Rovers by (2-0). In the last game, tied at home against Limerick by (2-2). This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, having won 13 outside and 21 points in their stadium, with 17 goals scored and 27 suffered as a visitor, against 22 goals scored and 21 suffered at home. For the championship, St Patrick’s won 8 points in 30 chances, after 1 win, 5 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 games played as a visitor. In their games for the league at home the most frequent final result to the rest was the 1-0 (7 in 15 parties). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, reason why it has not presented great solidity defensive, But its attack has marked regularly, since it marked goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 30 matches in this competition, only got 3 comebacks in all 19 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period in the last 15 games as a visitor for this competition: he scored 6 of his 17 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
St. Patrick’s come to this game with a 2-2 lead against Limerick, adding to their second straight game without proving the taste of victory: goals were scored by Byrne and O’Conor. In this away game, coach Liam Buckley should play a 4-3-3, favoriting the possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks. It is important to remember that one of the best scorers of the team is the spearhead Kurtis Byrne, with 9 goals scored. For this game the coach has no absence due to injury.
The most likely scenario for this match will be the occurrence of goals for both teams. This game places teams face to face with many difficulties in the defensive line and quality in the attack, that is to say, the game tends to be more open and with clear opportunities of goal for both teams. Therefore, we believe that it will be a very balanced game and with pleasant moments of play, making betting in favor of some goals in the final score is of enormous value.
Our betting odds for Galway – St. Patricks:
Galway – St. Patricks: Betting Tips
Galway – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 2.00
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 2.10