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The Premiership match at Coleraine Showgrounds on Saturday sees home team Coleraine taking on opponents Glenavon.
All Coleraine v Glenavon match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Coleraine fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 2-0 Premiership victory vs Larne.
For Coleraine, the goalscorers were Curtis Allen (26') and James McLaughlin (46').
Coleraine have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They have claimed a sum of 10 during that time and have conceded a total of 5.
Their past results show that Coleraine:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Glenavon in their last 7 games.
- have not beaten Glenavon in their last 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 11 league matches at home. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Glenavon go into this clash following on from a 0-4 Premiership win versus Dungannon Swifts in their last match.
The only name on the scoresheet from Glenavon was Andy Hall (36', 39').
Over the course of their last six outings, Glenavon have bagged the sum of 11 goals. The Lurgan Blues have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, they’ve had 9 goals go into their own net. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend shall be maintained in this upcoming game.
Coming into this contest, Glenavon have not emerged victorious against Coleraine when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head clashes dating back to 13/04/2019 tells us that Coleraine have won 3 of them and Glenavon 0, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 23 overall at an average of 3.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Premiership match day 20 on 23/03/2021 and the score finished Glenavon 1-1 Coleraine.
The match was refereed by Steven Gregg.
Team News: Coleraine
Coleraine boss Oran Kearney has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game thanks to a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Glenavon
Glenavon manager Gary Hamilton has not got a full squad to pick from. Lee McNulty (Knock), Sammy Clingan (Knee Surgery) and Calum Birney (Knock) are not ready for selection.
When taking all factors into account, Coleraine will, in all likelihood, have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
At the other end, Glenavon could well struggle to find the back of the net but we can see them scoring as well.
We’re predicting a fairly comfortable 3-1 winning score for Coleraine at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Coleraine Showgrounds (4,843)
Captain: Stephen O'Donnell
Chairman: Colin McKendry
Manager: Oran Kearney
Competitions: Premiership position 2
🔑 Star Player: Ben Doherty
Mostly played in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Ben Doherty was born in Derry, N. Ireland. Having made a first senior appearance for Institute in the 2014 - 2015 season, the skilful Midfielder has scored 12 league goals in the Premiership 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 18 appearances.