Dundalk FC vs Cork City FC
Stadium: Oriel Park
Monday promises an exciting showdown at Oriel Park, where Dundalk FC and Cork City FC are poised to engage in a thrilling clash. Both teams faced losses in their recent league matches, setting the stage for a highly entertaining and competitive fixture that could go either way. However, Dundalk is determined to secure victory in this game, making them a formidable force. Here are carefully curated tips for your consideration.
Dundalk FC (6th)
Form in all competitions: LLLLW
Dundalk's recent outings in the league have been disheartening, marked by a string of three consecutive losses in their most recent matches. Their most recent league confrontation against St. Patrick's Athletic resulted in a 3-1 defeat, emphasizing the urgency for a turnaround following these disappointments. As they gear up to take on Cork City on Monday, the imperative to secure a victory is evident, and Dundalk should have the capability to achieve just that.
Dundalk has been very poor in their recent performances. Their cumulative league performance comprises 12 triumphs, 8 stalemates, and 10 losses across 30 matches played. Spearheading the team's offensive endeavors, Patrick Hoban emerges as a pivotal figure, raising the possibility of witnessing his goal-scoring prowess on the upcoming Monday.
Cork City FC (9th)
Form in all competitions: LWWLW
Cork City has faced a demanding season, characterized by an extended run of eight winless games before they could finally secure a league victory. Their unwavering determination to climb out of the relegation zone is clear, but they were unable to overcome Shelbourne in their most recent league fixture, resulting in a 2-1 defeat.
So far in their league campaign, they have accumulated 7 wins, 6 draws, and 17 losses from a total of 30 matches played. Additionally, they have reached the semi-finals of the FAI Cup, further showcasing their competitive spirit.
A critical look at the last 9 games between them produced 7 wins for Dundalk and 2 wins for Cork City.
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Expert Betting Tips
At present, both teams find themselves in challenging form, but Dundalk holds a slight advantage and could potentially secure a victory or draw in this match. Over the course of the season, these two teams have clashed three times, with Dundalk emerging victorious in two encounters and Cork City winning one. However, it's worth noting that Dundalk is currently struggling, with just one win in their last five games, while Cork City appears to be recovering from their difficulties, having secured two league victories in their last five matches.
We anticipate a closely contested match with both teams finding the back of the net, a scenario offered at odds of 1.90. Furthermore, we expect to witness at least two goals from either team, and Cork City might be the one to achieve this. As Cork City strives to distance itself from the relegation zone, they could potentially pull off a surprising outcome in this encounter. The corner lines are also a good betting option fas we expect great attacking prospects from both teams and we will be leveraging on that. Total over 9 corners at 1.90 odds.