2024-05-18 18:30:00
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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Athlone to Win

The First Division fixture at Bishopsgate on Saturday sees home team Longford Town prepare for the visit of opponents, Athlone.

Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Longford Town v Athlone match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).

Over/Under 2.5 Goals Prediction
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Under 2.5

📏 Form Guide

Longford Town
Longford Town
LLLWLW

Longford Town will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 2-1 First Division victory over Treaty United.

Mark Byrne (43') scored for Treaty United.

It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Longford Town have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Longford Town have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 12 goals in the process. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen whether such a trend might persist here in this game.

Pre-game facts show that Longford Town:

  • have not emerged victorious against Athlone in home games against them for the last 3 league games.
  • haven't lost in the league to Athlone in their last 2 games.
  • have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.

Athlone
Athlone
WWWDWW 📈

Athlone go into this meeting following on from a 2-1 First Division win over Bray Wanderers in their previous outing.

The only scorer from Athlone was Dean Ebbe (4', 55').

In their previous half-dozen outings, Athlone have bagged a total of 10 goals. Athlone have also scored in every single one of those games. In that time, they have seen 5 goals go against them.

🤜🤛 Head to head

A review of their most recent head to head clashes going back to 30/09/2022 shows that Longford Town have won 0 of these and Athlone 3, with the number of draws being 3.

An aggregate of 20 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for The Town and 12 created by The Town. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.

The last league clash featuring the two was First Division match day 6 on 22/03/2024 and the score finished Athlone 3-3 Longford Town.

📋 Team News: Athlone

Due to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the Athlone boss Gordon Brett doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match.

🧠 Prediction

Our feeling is that Longford Town may well find it hard to see themselves scoring against this Athlone lineup who we think will likely just have the edge.

We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought 0-1 win for Athlone when the referee blows for full-time.

Looking forward to this.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Victor Martins, 18:10 18/05/2024

Correct Score Prediction
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0-1
Longford Town

⚽️ Team Focus:
Longford Town

Formed: 1924
Stadium: Bishopsgate (5,097)
Captain: Sam Verdon
Chairman: Jim Hanley
Manager: Stephen Henderson
Competitions: First Division position 10

Athlone 2024-03-22 19:45:00 3 - 3 Longford Town
Athlone 2023-10-20 18:45:00 0 - 0 Longford Town
Longford Town 2023-08-12 18:30:00 2 - 3 Athlone
Athlone 2023-06-02 18:45:00 1 - 0 Longford Town
Longford Town 2023-02-18 19:30:00 1 - 3 Athlone
Athlone 2022-09-30 18:45:00 2 - 2 Longford Town
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Cork City
Cork City Cork City
16 11 5 0 22 38 WWDWW
2
UCD
UCD UCD
16 8 4 4 7 28 WWLWD
3
Finn Harps
Finn Harps Finn Harps
16 7 4 5 2 25 LWLWD
4
Athlone
Athlone Athlone
15 7 4 4 0 25 WWDWW
5
Wexford
Wexford Wexford
15 6 6 3 3 24 WDDDW
6
Bray Wanderers
Bray Wanderers Bray
16 6 3 7 1 21 WLWLL
7
Cobh Ramblers
Cobh Ramblers Cobh
15 4 5 6 -7 17 LWWLD
8
Treaty United
Treaty United Treaty Utd
16 3 5 8 -5 14 LLDLD
9
Longford Town
Longford Town Longford
15 2 4 9 -14 10 LLWLW
10
Kerry
Kerry Kerry
16 1 6 9 -9 9 LLLLL
Longford Town 2024-05-18 18:30:00 1 - 1 Athlone
Longford Town 2024-05-13 18:45:00 2 - 1 Treaty United
Finn Harps 2024-05-10 18:45:00 3 - 2 Longford Town
Longford Town 2024-05-06 16:00:00 2 - 1 Kerry
UCD 2024-05-03 18:45:00 1 - 0 Longford Town
Longford Town 2024-04-27 18:30:00 1 - 2 Wexford
Longford Town 2024-05-18 18:30:00 1 - 1 Athlone
Athlone 2024-05-10 18:45:00 2 - 1 Bray Wanderers
Treaty United 2024-05-06 16:00:00 0 - 1 Athlone
Wexford 2024-05-03 18:45:00 2 - 2 Athlone
Athlone 2024-04-26 18:45:00 2 - 1 Cobh Ramblers
Kerry 2024-04-19 18:45:00 1 - 2 Athlone
Longford Town 2024-05-13 00:00:00 2 - 1 Treaty United
Longford Town 2024-05-06 00:00:00 2 - 1 Kerry
Longford Town 2024-04-27 00:00:00 1 - 2 Wexford
Longford Town 2024-04-20 00:00:00 1 - 4 Cork City
Longford Town 2024-04-13 00:00:00 0 - 3 Bray Wanderers
Longford Town 2024-03-29 00:00:00 1 - 2 UCD
Treaty United 2024-05-06 00:00:00 0 - 1 Athlone
Wexford 2024-05-03 00:00:00 2 - 2 Athlone
Kerry 2024-04-19 00:00:00 1 - 2 Athlone
Bray Wanderers 2024-04-05 00:00:00 3 - 0 Athlone
Cork City 2024-03-29 00:00:00 1 - 0 Athlone
UCD 2024-03-15 00:00:00 3 - 0 Athlone
Longford Town 2024-05-18 18:30:00 Athlone
Longford Town 2024-05-25 18:30:00 Cobh Ramblers
Treaty United 2024-05-31 18:45:00 Longford Town
Wexford 2024-06-03 14:00:00 Longford Town
Cork City 2024-06-07 18:45:00 Longford Town
Kerry 2024-06-13 18:45:00 Longford Town
Longford Town 2024-06-28 18:45:00 Finn Harps
Bray Wanderers 2024-07-04 18:45:00 Longford Town
Athlone 2024-07-12 18:45:00 Longford Town
Longford Town 2024-07-27 18:30:00 UCD
Athlone 2024-05-24 18:45:00 UCD
Athlone 2024-05-31 18:45:00 Cork City
Finn Harps 2024-06-03 16:00:00 Athlone
Athlone 2024-06-07 18:45:00 Wexford
Bray Wanderers 2024-06-13 18:45:00 Athlone
Athlone 2024-06-28 18:45:00 Treaty United
UCD 2024-07-04 18:45:00 Athlone
Athlone 2024-07-12 18:45:00 Longford Town
Cobh Ramblers 2024-07-26 18:45:00 Athlone
Athlone 2024-08-02 18:45:00 Kerry

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