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Cabinteely will be the visitors at UCD Bowl on Friday for the First Division game with home team UCD.
Our tips, poll and stats for UCD v Cabinteely can all be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
UCD will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 4-3 First Division victory over Bray Wanderers.
Fixtures involving UCD have usually been exciting ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 clashes alone, the sum of 20 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 15 of those accredited to UCD. That pattern might not be continued into this match, though.
After being beaten in their last game against Galway United in First Division competition, Cabinteely and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 clashes featuring Cabinteely, three or more goals have been struck. The average number of goals per game in that spell is 3.17, with the average number of goals for Cabinteely coming out as 1.17.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 25/05/2018 tells us that UCD have won 5 of these games and Cabinteely 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 24 in total which averages out at 4 goals per meeting.
Team News: Cabinteely
With a fully healthy squad available to select from, the Cabinteely manager Pat Devlin has zero fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that UCD will probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
At the same time, Cabinteely may well find it hard finding the net themselves - but, we do see them converting at least once here.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a comfortable 3-1 win for UCD at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: UCD Bowl (3,000)
Captain: Jack Keaney
Chairman: Gerry Horkan
Manager: Andrew Myler
Competitions: First Division position 3, FAI Cup (Second Round)