Limerick – Galway : Preview & Prediction
The home team is currently in 7th place with 39 points earned after 10 wins, 9 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for St Patricks Athletic (2-2). In the last match, won at home to Drogheda United by (1-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. For the championship, the Limerick won 15 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 31 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 16 times and never managed to turn the score.
Limerick enter this motivated round after a 1-0 home win at Drogheda: Rodrigo Tosi, through a penalty, scored the only goal of the game. The main reference of attack of the house team is the Italian Rodrigo Tosi. In this way, the home team usually plays a 4-3-3 tactical system, and in this drawing, the piece responsible for serving the three front men in the best way is the Irishman Lee Lynch. In any case, when he chooses to attack the lines, he is prevented from making the left side, taking advantage of the depth offered by Tracy.
After 7 wins, 13 draws and 11 losses, the visiting team is in 10th place, having won 34 points. In the last match, he equalized with St Patricks Athletic at home for (1-1), after the previous match tied it out in a game against Bray Wanderers for (3-3). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 19 goals scored and 22 conceded. Already indoors, he won 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 24 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 away games, Galway United have won 1, 5 draws and 4 losses, having won 8 points out of 30. In the games played as a visitor there are some more frequent results: at the end of the first 45 ‘1-0 (8 in 16 matches) and at the end of the game 1-1 (6 in 16 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches this competition. There is a tendency to have goals in their away games, as 14 of the last 15 matches they played for this competition ended with over 1.5 goals. In 31 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 20 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard. In the last 15 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 7 of his 16 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Galway United enters this round after a 1-1 home draw at the St. Patrick’s reception. The visiting team’s main attacking point is Ireland’s McCormack with only two goals scored, but it is important to note that the top scorer is midfielder Murray with eleven goals scored. Galway United is expected to adopt a more defensive strategy where the three most advanced players will be Murray, McCormack and Holohan.
Limerick – Galway : Betting Tips
Limerick and Galway United meet at Markets Field in a 32-round matchup for the Premier League. The two teams tied (1-1) on 21-04-2017, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 games. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 21-04-2017, in a Premier League game that ended in a draw for (1-1). The goals of the match were scored by R. Williams (33 ‘) for Limerick and by D. Cawley (85’) for Galway United. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Limerick – Win Odds: 2.37
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.90