Ballymena United
Ballymena United
Glenavon
Glenavon
2021-05-01 14:00:00
3 - 1

Ballymena United vs Glenavon Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Draw

The Premiership meeting at Ballymena Showgrounds on Saturday will see hosts Ballymena United ready themselves for the visit of Glenavon.

Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Ballymena United v Glenavon match are shown here (plus the best game odds).

Over/Under 2.5 Goals Prediction
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Under 2.5

📏 Form Guide

Ballymena United
Ballymena United
WLDLLL 📉

Ballymena United will be wanting a better result here following a 1-2 Premiership loss in their previous game against Coleraine.

The only name on the scoresheet from Ballymena United was Ross Redman (79'). Aaron Traynor (41') and Stephen Lowry (47') scored for Coleraine.

It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that Ballymena United have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Sky Blues have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 10 goals along the way. We will just have to find out if that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.

Glenavon
Glenavon
DWWLWW

Glenavon will go into this encounter following on from a 3-2 Premiership win versus Linfield in their last fixture.

For Glenavon, the goals were scored by Colin Coates (9'), Matthew Fitzpatrick (29') and Danny Purkis (61'). Shayne Lavery (13') and Christy Manzinga (72') scored for Linfield.

Illustrating their involvement in action-packed matches, goals have been celebrated 25 times in the prior six games in which Glenavon have taken to the pitch, making it an average of 4.17 goals per clash. Opposing teams have hit 13 of this grand total.

🤜🤛 Head to head

A review of their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 21/09/2019 shows us that Ballymena United have won 1 of these games and Glenavon 5, with the number of drawn matches being 0.

20 goals were scored between them in these games, with 6 from Sky Blues and 14 netted by The Lurgan Blues. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.33.

The previous league clash between these sides was Premiership match day 30 on 10/04/2021 and the score finished Glenavon 3-2 Ballymena United.

The match was refereed by Andrew Davey.

📋 Team News: Ballymena United

Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match owing to a completely healthy group available for selection.

🗞️ Team News: Glenavon

Glenavon boss Gary Hamilton has some current player fitness concerns. Lee McNulty (Knock), Sammy Clingan (Knee Surgery) and Calum Birney (Knock) are not ready for selection.

✨ Prediction

In our opinion, Glenavon and Ballymena United might both not be able to do quite enough to get on the scoresheet here.

Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a 0-0 score by the conclusion of this game.

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

Renata Leite, 10:18 29/04/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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0-0
Ballymena United

🏟️ Team Focus:
Ballymena United

Formed: 1928
Stadium: Ballymena Showgrounds (4,100)
Captain: Jim Ervin
Chairman: John Taggart
Manager: David Jeffrey
Competitions: Premiership position 8

⭐ Key Player: Shay McCartan

Shay McCartan

Regularly used in the Striker position, Shay McCartan was born in Newry, N. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Burnley in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 13 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 31 appearances.

Glenavon 2021-04-10 14:00:00 3 - 2 Ballymena United
Glenavon 2021-02-06 15:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2020-11-10 19:45:00 0 - 2 Glenavon
Ballymena United 2020-01-18 15:00:00 0 - 3 Glenavon
Ballymena United 2019-12-20 19:45:00 2 - 1 Glenavon
Glenavon 2019-09-21 14:00:00 3 - 1 Ballymena United
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Linfield
Linfield Linfield
33 22 4 7 42 70 WWDWL
2
Glentoran
Glentoran Glentoran
33 18 9 6 32 63 WDDWW
3
Coleraine
Coleraine Coleraine
33 18 8 7 18 62 LWDDW
4
Cliftonville
Cliftonville Cliftonville
33 16 8 9 20 56 WDWLW
5
Larne
Larne Larne
33 15 10 8 21 55 WDWLL
6
Crusaders
Crusaders Crusaders
33 16 5 12 19 53 WDDWW
7
Glenavon
Glenavon Glenavon
33 14 10 9 -1 52 WWLWW
8
Ballymena United
Ballymena United Ballymena
33 13 7 13 10 46 LDLLL
9
Portadown
Portadown Portadown
33 8 6 19 -25 30 WWLWW
10
Warrenpoint Town
Warrenpoint Town Warrenpoint
33 6 9 18 -33 27 LDLLL
11
Carrick Rangers
Carrick Rangers Carrick
34 5 8 21 -47 23 LDDLW
12
Dungannon Swifts
Dungannon Swifts Dungannon
34 4 4 26 -56 16 LLDLL
Carrick Rangers 2021-05-04 18:30:00 0 - 4 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-05-01 14:00:00 3 - 1 Glenavon
Ballymena United 2021-04-24 14:00:00 1 - 2 Coleraine
Linfield 2021-04-17 16:30:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Glenavon 2021-04-10 14:00:00 3 - 2 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-04-06 18:30:00 2 - 2 Glentoran
Glenavon 2021-05-04 18:45:00 4 - 1 Portadown
Ballymena United 2021-05-01 14:00:00 3 - 1 Glenavon
Glenavon 2021-04-24 16:30:00 3 - 2 Linfield
Warrenpoint Town 2021-04-20 18:45:00 3 - 4 Glenavon
Crusaders 2021-04-16 18:45:00 6 - 1 Glenavon
Glenavon 2021-04-10 14:00:00 3 - 2 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-04-24 00:00:00 1 - 2 Coleraine
Ballymena United 2021-04-06 00:00:00 2 - 2 Glentoran
Ballymena United 2021-04-02 00:00:00 0 - 1 Crusaders
Ballymena United 2021-03-30 00:00:00 2 - 0 Carrick Rangers
Ballymena United 2021-03-27 00:00:00 5 - 1 Dungannon Swifts
Ballymena United 2021-03-23 00:00:00 2 - 1 Linfield
Warrenpoint Town 2021-04-20 00:00:00 3 - 4 Glenavon
Crusaders 2021-04-16 00:00:00 6 - 1 Glenavon
Coleraine 2021-04-03 00:00:00 0 - 0 Glenavon
Dungannon Swifts 2021-03-30 00:00:00 0 - 4 Glenavon
Glentoran 2021-03-20 00:00:00 3 - 1 Glenavon
Cliftonville 2021-03-13 00:00:00 2 - 1 Glenavon
Goals scored 1.4
Goals conceded 1.3
Time first goal scored 43
Time first goal conceded 52
Yellow cards 1.5
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 2.4
Biggest victory 5-1
Biggest defeat 4-1
Goals scored 1.6
Goals conceded 1.8
Time first goal scored 37
Time first goal conceded 44
Yellow cards 3
Red cards 0.4
Subs used 2.8
Biggest victory 4-0
Biggest defeat 6-1
Shay McCartan 16
Paul McElroy 11
Kofi Balmer 4
Trai Hume 3
Joe McCready 3
Matthew Fitzpatrick 13
Danny Purkis 11
Conor McCloskey 6
Michael O'Connor 6
Peter Campbell 4
Dungannon Swifts 2021-05-15 14:00:00 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-05-25 18:45:00 Warrenpoint Town
Ballymena United 2021-05-29 16:30:00 Portadown
Glenavon 2021-05-14 18:30:00 Warrenpoint Town
Carrick Rangers 2021-05-25 18:45:00 Glenavon
Glenavon 2021-05-29 16:30:00 Dungannon Swifts

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