Larne FC vs Carrick Rangers FC
Stadium: Inver Park
In the forthcoming 9th round of the Northern Ireland Premier League, an exciting match is set to unfold at Inver Park, featuring Larne and Carrick Rangers. Carrick Rangers have been struggling recently, with no wins in their last two league games, while Larne secured an impressive victory over Linfield. Furthermore, we expect Larne to assert total dominance in this upcoming encounter. Below, you'll find carefully crafted tips to heighten your anticipation for the upcoming match.
Larne FC (3rd)
The defending champions have made a triumphant return to their winning form after a short two-game streak of draws. They have now notched up two consecutive victories, the latest being a hard-fought win against Linfield in their most recent league match. Larne emerged victorious with a 2-0 scoreline, and as they gear up to face Rangers on Friday, they are determined to maintain their positive momentum and secure another favorable outcome.
The defending champions are undeniably progressing favorably, as indicated by their record of 4 wins and 3 draws from the most recent seven league matches. Andy Ryan leads the team's efforts on goals with 4 goals scored in the league this season.
Carrick Rangers FC (9th)
Carrick Rangers were unable to sustain the momentum they had gained from their victory over Dungannon Swifts, experiencing two successive defeats since that lone win. Their most recent loss came against Glenavon, concluding with a score of 2-1 in favor of Glenavon. As they prepare to face the defending champions on Friday, Carrick Rangers are hoping for a turnaround in their fortunes. Their overall statistics for the season now comprise five losses, one draw, and two wins from the eight games they have played.
A critical look at their last 10 encounters produced 7 victories for Larne and 3 draws. It is pertinent to note that Carrick Rangers have not won any game against Larne in their last 10 encounters.
Expert Betting Tips
As indicated by the H2H statistics, Carrick Rangers have not managed to secure a victory against Larne in their last 10 encounters. It is clear that this upcoming match is poised to be a comfortable one for Larne, as Carrick Rangers do not possess the same level of strength and competitiveness. A sensible choice would be to consider a Larne victory along with over 2.5 goals scored in the match. Another interesting betting option is for Larne to score a goalin both halves of the game at 1.75 odds.