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Carrick Rangers will be visiting Inver Park on Saturday for the Premiership fixture with home side Larne.
Our tips, poll and stats for Larne v Carrick Rangers can all be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Larne will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 2-0 Premiership loss in their previous game against Coleraine.
Curtis Allen (26') and James McLaughlin (46') scored for Coleraine.
Tiernan Lynch's Larne have found the net a sum total of 8 times over their past 6 outings. The corresponding number of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures stands at 6.
Heading into this contest, Larne haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Ballymena United in Premiership competition, Carrick Rangers and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only scorer from Carrick Rangers was Steven Gordon (36' Own goal). Shay McCartan (81') scored for Ballymena United.
The numbers tell their own story, and Carrick Rangers have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 17 goals in all. Defensively, The Gers seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. We will find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Going into this encounter, Carrick Rangers have not won away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league match featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 12 on 16/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Carrick Rangers 1-3 Larne.
The match was refereed by Keith Kennedy.
Team News: Larne
Larne boss Tiernan Lynch will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this game with a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Carrick Rangers
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, Carrick Rangers manager Niall Currie doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report before this clash.
For this match, we think that Carrick Rangers will surely be able to find the back of the net against this Larne side, although it probably won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re predicting a 2-1 win for Larne at full-time. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Inver Park (2,500)
Captain: Jeff Hughes
Chairman: Gareth Clements
Manager: Tiernan Lynch
Competitions: Premiership position 5
⭐ Key Player: Ronan Hale
Mostly playing in the Right Wing position, Ronan Hale was born in Belfast, N. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Derry City in the 2018 season, the dangerous Forward has got 7 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 23 appearances.