UCD FC vs Shamrock Rovers FC
Stadium: UCD Bowl
In the upcoming 30th round of the League of Ireland Premiership, an intriguing match is scheduled to take place at the UCD Bowl, featuring UCD FC and Shamrock Rovers FC. UCD FC faced a defeat in their last league game against Sligo Rovers, while Shamrock Rovers FC played to a draw against Derry City. Shamrock Rovers are expected to exert significant dominance over UCD in this upcoming encounter. Here are carefully curated tips for your consideration.
University College Dublin FC (10th)
Form in all competitions: LLLLL
UCD FC experienced yet another disheartening loss in their most recent league match against Sligo Rovers, enduring a decisive 2-0 defeat. Their defensive vulnerabilities have raised significant concerns, with an alarming 28 goals conceded in their last nine matches. In light of these recent struggles, UCD FC's prospects in their upcoming fixture against Shamrock Rovers do not appear promising, and the likelihood of another loss looms large.
Shamrock Rovers (1st)
Form in all competitions: DWWDL
Shamrock Rovers continue to maintain their position at the top of the league, enjoying a comfortable 4-point lead over their nearest competitor. In their latest league fixture against Derry City, Shamrock Rovers were unable to secure a victory and settled for a 1-1 draw. As they prepare to face UCD on Friday, Shamrock Rovers are determined to achieve a more favorable result.
The defending champions are still at the top of the league table with a 4-point lead over their closest rivals Derry City. Their overall league statistics are 10 draws, 4 losses, and 15 wins from 30 games. Graham Burke is leading the team's efforts on goals.
Shamrock has won the last 10 games between the teams. It’s a sure victory for Shamrock Rovers.
Expert Betting Tips
Given Shamrock Rovers' impressive recent form, they are strongly favored to secure a comfortable victory on Friday. This match is expected to be a relatively straightforward affair for the defending champions, Shamrock Rovers. Our prediction leans towards a win for Shamrock Rovers.
Taking into account the historical advantage of Shamrock Rovers and UCD's poor form, we anticipate that Shamrock Rovers will find the back of the net in both halves of the game. Therefore, we predict goals for Shamrock Rovers in both halves of the match.