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Coleraine will arrive at Stangmore Park on Saturday for the Premiership clash with home team Dungannon Swifts.
Our Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Dungannon Swifts will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 2-3 Premiership loss in their previous game against Glentoran.
For Dungannon Swifts, the scorers were Cahal McGinty (21') and Ben Gallagher (90'). Robbie McDaid (8'), Conor McMenamin (50') and Ruaidhrí Donnelly (85') scored for Glentoran.
Fixtures with Dungannon Swifts have often been exciting affairs recently with a lot of goalmouth action being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 clashes alone, the sum total of 20 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 6 of these accredited to Dungannon Swifts.
Looking at their past form shows that Dungannon Swifts:
- have not registered a win against Coleraine in their last 2 league games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 7 league games. Things will have to change soon.
Coleraine will go into the meeting after a 0-3 Premiership win in the defeat of Carrick Rangers in their last game.
For Coleraine, the goals were scored by Conor McKendry (12') and Matthew Shevlin (48', 74').
Demonstrating their fondness for action-packed encounters, we’ve seen goals 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Coleraine have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals per meeting. Their opponents have hit 11 of these goals. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern shall persist in this upcoming match.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head meetings dating back to 05/02/2019 shows us that Dungannon Swifts have won 1 of these games and Coleraine 5, with the number of drawn matches standing at 0.
In all, 18 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 4 of them from The Swifts and 14 for The Bannsiders. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was Premiership match day 24 on 06/03/2021 when it ended Dungannon Swifts 2-3 Coleraine.
The match was refereed by Keith Kennedy.
Team News: Dungannon Swifts
The Dungannon Swifts boss Dean Shiels has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Coleraine
With a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the Coleraine manager Oran Kearney has no fitness worries at all coming into this match.
We’re of the opinion that Dungannon Swifts will likely create enough chances to breach the defence of this Coleraine lineup, although just one goal possibly won’t prevent defeat.
Therefore, we think that it’s going to be a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 winning score for Coleraine when all is said and done. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stangmore Park (5,000)
Captain: Oisin Smyth
Chairman: Keith Boyd
Manager: Dean Shiels
Competitions: Premiership position 11