Portadown
Portadown
Ballymena United
Ballymena United
2021-02-27 15:00:00

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Ballymena United to Win

Ballymena United will visit Shamrock Park on Saturday for the Premiership clash with hosts Portadown.

Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Portadown v Ballymena United match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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📏 Form Guide

Portadown
Portadown
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Portadown will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 1-3 Premiership loss in their previous game against Glentoran.

The only scorer from Portadown was Lee Bonis (49'). Conor McMenamin (2'), Hrvoje Plum (29') and Jay Donnelly (66') scored for Glentoran.

It’s been all too rare in recent games that Portadown have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that The Ports have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 12 goals along the way.

Ahead of this clash, Portadown haven't won against Ballymena United in their previous 4 matches in the league.

Ballymena United
Ballymena United
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After suffering a loss in their previous game against Cliftonville in Premiership competition, Ballymena United will be aiming to make amends here.

The only scorer from Ballymena United was Shay McCartan (42'). Paul O'Neill (82') was the scorer for Cliftonville.

Looking at their form, and Ballymena United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in all. At the back, Sky Blues could really do with shoring things up. Historical results aside, we must now wait to see whether the trend will continue on in this match.

Taking a look at their past results, Ballymena United:

  • haven't been defeated by Portadown when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
  • have not won away from home in their last 3 matches in the league.

↔️ Head to head

A glance at their most recent head to head meetings going back to 01/01/2016 tells us that Portadown have won 1 of these and Ballymena United 4, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.

A combined total of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 5 of them from The Ports and 11 netted by Sky Blues. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.

The previous league meeting between these clubs was Premiership match day 9 on 05/12/2020 when the final score was Portadown 0-0 Ballymena United.

The match was refereed by Lee Tavinder.

ℹ️ Team News: Portadown

Portadown manager Matthew Tipton has no fitness worries to speak of before this clash owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection.

ℹ️ Team News: Ballymena United

Due to a fully injury-free group available for selection, Ballymena United boss David Jeffrey has no fitness concerns at all before this match.

🔮 Prediction

We’re inclined to think that Ballymena United can be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.

At the same time, Portadown might well find it difficult getting goals, although we do think that it’s probable they’ll be managing to get on the scoresheet here.

We’re predicting a comfortable 1-3 victory for Ballymena United at the end of the 90 minutes.

Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Victor Martins, 11:25 23/02/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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1-3
Portadown

🏟️ Team Focus:
Portadown

Formed: 1887
Stadium: Shamrock Park (2,489)
Captain: Luke Wilson
Chairman: Ronnie Stinson
Manager: Matthew Tipton
Competitions: Premiership position 11

🔑 Star Man: Lee Bonis

Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Lee Bonis was born in Portadown, N. Ireland. Having made a first senior appearance for Portadown in the 2020 - 2021 season, the talented Forward has struck 5 league goals in the Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 15 appearances.

Portadown 2020-12-05 15:00:00 0 - 0 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2017-03-11 15:00:00 3 - 0 Portadown
Ballymena United 2016-12-03 15:00:00 2 - 0 Portadown
Portadown 2016-09-17 14:00:00 0 - 2 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2016-04-30 14:00:00 0 - 2 Portadown
Portadown 2016-01-01 15:00:00 3 - 4 Ballymena United
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Linfield
Linfield Linfield
19 12 3 4 23 39 WWDDL
2
Larne
Larne Larne
19 10 6 3 16 36 WDDWL
3
Coleraine
Coleraine Coleraine
19 10 4 5 9 34 DDWDW
4
Crusaders
Crusaders Crusaders
19 10 3 6 13 33 LWLLW
5
Cliftonville
Cliftonville Cliftonville
21 9 5 7 7 32 LWDWW
6
Glentoran
Glentoran Glentoran
17 7 6 4 12 27 DLWWW
7
Glenavon
Glenavon Glenavon
17 6 6 5 -1 24 LWDWW
8
Ballymena United
Ballymena United Ballymena
18 7 2 9 3 23 LLLLL
9
Warrenpoint Town
Warrenpoint Town Warrenpoint
17 4 5 8 -14 17 LWDLD
10
Portadown
Portadown Portadown
17 2 6 9 -20 12 LDDDL
11
Carrick Rangers
Carrick Rangers Carrick
17 3 3 11 -21 12 DWDLL
12
Dungannon Swifts
Dungannon Swifts Dungannon
18 3 3 12 -27 12 WLLDL
Portadown 2021-02-16 19:30:00 1 - 3 Glentoran
Portadown 2021-02-13 15:00:00 1 - 1 Cliftonville
Larne 2021-02-09 19:45:00 2 - 2 Portadown
Coleraine 2021-02-06 15:00:00 1 - 1 Portadown
Linfield 2021-02-02 19:45:00 3 - 0 Portadown
Portadown 2021-01-30 15:00:00 0 - 2 Warrenpoint Town
Cliftonville 2021-02-23 19:45:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Crusaders 2021-02-20 15:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-02-16 19:45:00 0 - 1 Coleraine
Glenavon 2021-02-06 15:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-02-02 19:45:00 0 - 1 Dungannon Swifts
Carrick Rangers 2021-01-30 17:30:00 0 - 2 Ballymena United
Portadown 2021-02-16 00:00:00 1 - 3 Glentoran
Portadown 2021-02-13 00:00:00 1 - 1 Cliftonville
Portadown 2021-01-30 00:00:00 0 - 2 Warrenpoint Town
Portadown 2021-01-26 00:00:00 2 - 2 Crusaders
Portadown 2020-12-05 00:00:00 0 - 0 Ballymena United
Portadown 2020-11-07 00:00:00 1 - 2 Linfield
Cliftonville 2021-02-23 00:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Crusaders 2021-02-20 00:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Glenavon 2021-02-06 00:00:00 2 - 1 Ballymena United
Carrick Rangers 2021-01-30 00:00:00 0 - 2 Ballymena United
Larne 2021-01-02 00:00:00 0 - 1 Ballymena United
Dungannon Swifts 2020-12-12 00:00:00 1 - 5 Ballymena United
Goals scored 0.7
Goals conceded 1.9
Time first goal scored 58
Time first goal conceded 31
Yellow cards 2.4
Red cards 0.4
Subs used 2.4
Biggest victory null
Biggest defeat 3-0
Goals scored 1.7
Goals conceded 0.8
Time first goal scored 42
Time first goal conceded 39
Yellow cards 1.1
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 1.9
Biggest victory 4-0
Biggest defeat 2-0
Lee Bonis 5
Adam McCallum 3
Stephen Murray 3
Adam Salley 2
Aaron Burns 1
Paul McElroy 7
Shay McCartan 5
Kofi Balmer 3
Leroy Millar 2
Jude Winchester 2
Portadown 2021-02-27 15:00:00 Ballymena United
Coleraine 2021-03-02 19:45:00 Portadown
Portadown 2021-03-06 15:00:00 Glenavon
Portadown 2021-03-09 19:45:00 Glenavon
Dungannon Swifts 2021-03-20 15:00:00 Portadown
Carrick Rangers 2021-03-23 19:45:00 Portadown
Portadown 2021-03-27 15:00:00 Linfield
Portadown 2021-03-30 19:45:00 Crusaders
Glentoran 2021-04-03 14:00:00 Portadown
Portadown 2021-04-06 18:45:00 Larne
Portadown 2021-02-27 15:00:00 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-03-02 19:45:00 Cliftonville
Ballymena United 2021-03-06 15:00:00 Larne
Glentoran 2021-03-09 19:45:00 Ballymena United
Warrenpoint Town 2021-03-16 19:45:00 Ballymena United
Warrenpoint Town 2021-03-20 15:00:00 Ballymena United
Ballymena United 2021-03-23 19:45:00 Linfield
Ballymena United 2021-03-27 15:00:00 Dungannon Swifts
Ballymena United 2021-03-30 19:45:00 Carrick Rangers
Ballymena United 2021-04-03 14:00:00 Crusaders

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