Dundalk
Dundalk
Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers
2021-05-07 18:45:00
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Dundalk vs Sligo Rovers Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Dundalk to Win

Sligo Rovers will visit Oriel Park on Friday for the Premier Division meeting with home team Dundalk.

Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Dundalk v Sligo Rovers can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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📊 Form Guide

Dundalk
Dundalk
LDDWWD

Dundalk go into this fixture following on from a 2-2 Premier Division tied result versus Longford Town.

For Dundalk, goals were scored by Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe (20') and Chris Shields (81'). Dylan Grimes (6') and Rob Manley (14') scored for Longford Town.

It’s been seldom in recent times where Dundalk have shown defensive steel. In fact, The Lilywhites have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 6 goals in the process.

Taking a look at their past results, Dundalk:

  • have not beaten Sligo Rovers in their previous 3 matches in the league.
  • are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.

Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers
DWWLDD

In the game prior to this, Sligo Rovers drew 1-1 in the Premier Division tie with St. Patrick's Athletic.

The only scorer from Sligo Rovers was Jordan Gibson (49'). Ian Bermingham (90') was the scorer for St. Patrick's Athletic.

Over the course of 5 of the previous six games featuring Sligo Rovers, a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game within that spell comes to just 2, with the average goals for The Bit o' Red standing at 1.17. Such a trend might not follow through into this next game, of course.

Going into this contest, Sligo Rovers are unbeaten in their last 5 away league matches.

↔️ Head to head

A look at their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 31/05/2019 shows that Dundalk have won 3 of these games and Sligo Rovers 2, with the tally of draws being 1.

In all, 15 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 9 for The Lilywhites and 6 netted by The Bit o' Red. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.5.

The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Premier Division match day 1 on 20/03/2021 and the score finished Sligo Rovers 1-1 Dundalk.

The match was refereed by Neil Doyle.

📰 Team News: Dundalk

Patrick Hoban (Ankle Injury) and Brian Gartland (Cruciate Ligament Injury) won’t be available for Dundalk gaffer Jim Magilton.

📰 Team News: Sligo Rovers

With a completely injury-free group to pick from, Sligo Rovers boss Liam Buckley does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match.

🔮 Prediction

We feel that Sligo Rovers have enough to score against this Dundalk team, but that possibly won’t be enough to avoid defeat.

Our tip is for a very close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Dundalk when all is said and done. We are expecting it to be pretty even.

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

Renata Leite, 23:18 03/05/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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2-1
Dundalk

⚽️ Team Focus:
Dundalk

Formed: 1903
Stadium: Oriel Park (4,500)
Captain: Brian Gartland
Chairman: Bill Hulsizer
Manager: Jim Magilton
Competitions: Premier Division position 6, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)

🔑 Star Man: Patrick Hoban

Patrick Hoban

Usually taking up the Striker position, Patrick Hoban was born in Galway, Rep. Ireland. Having made his senior debut playing for Dundalk in the 2013 season, the gifted Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Premier Division 2021 season so far coming from a total of 6 appearances.

Sligo Rovers 2021-03-20 18:00:00 1 - 1 Dundalk
Dundalk 2020-11-09 19:30:00 0 - 2 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2020-08-22 16:00:00 3 - 1 Dundalk
Sligo Rovers 2019-09-29 16:00:00 0 - 1 Dundalk
Sligo Rovers 2019-09-02 18:45:00 0 - 2 Dundalk
Dundalk 2019-05-31 18:45:00 4 - 0 Sligo Rovers
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Shamrock Rovers
Shamrock Rovers Shamrock
9 7 2 0 11 23 WWWWW
2
St. Patrick's Athletic
St. Patrick's Athletic St Patrick's
9 6 3 0 10 21 DWWWD
3
Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers Sligo
9 4 4 1 4 16 WWLDD
4
Finn Harps
Finn Harps Finn Harps
9 4 2 3 -1 14 LDLLW
5
Drogheda United
Drogheda United Drogheda
9 2 4 3 2 10 DLLDD
6
Dundalk
Dundalk Dundalk
9 2 4 3 1 10 DDWWD
7
Derry City
Derry City Derry
10 2 3 5 -6 9 DWWLD
8
Bohemian FC
Bohemian FC Bohemians
9 2 2 5 -4 8 WLLLD
9
Longford Town
Longford Town Longford
10 1 4 5 -8 7 DLLDD
10
Waterford
Waterford Waterford
9 2 0 7 -9 6 LLWLL
Finn Harps 2021-05-14 16:45:00 1 - 1 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-05-07 18:45:00 0 - 1 Sligo Rovers
Longford Town 2021-05-03 16:45:00 2 - 2 Dundalk
Waterford 2021-04-30 18:45:00 0 - 3 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-04-24 17:00:00 2 - 1 Drogheda United
Derry City 2021-04-20 18:45:00 1 - 1 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-05-07 18:45:00 0 - 1 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2021-05-03 16:45:00 1 - 1 St. Patrick's Athletic
Drogheda United 2021-04-30 16:45:00 1 - 1 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2021-04-24 17:00:00 0 - 1 Derry City
Bohemian FC 2021-04-20 18:45:00 1 - 3 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2021-04-17 17:00:00 1 - 0 Finn Harps
Dundalk 2021-04-24 00:00:00 2 - 1 Drogheda United
Dundalk 2021-04-17 00:00:00 1 - 1 St. Patrick's Athletic
Dundalk 2021-04-09 00:00:00 0 - 1 Bohemian FC
Dundalk 2021-03-26 00:00:00 1 - 2 Finn Harps
Dundalk 2020-11-09 00:00:00 0 - 2 Sligo Rovers
Dundalk 2020-10-16 00:00:00 0 - 0 Bohemian FC
Drogheda United 2021-04-30 00:00:00 1 - 1 Sligo Rovers
Bohemian FC 2021-04-20 00:00:00 1 - 3 Sligo Rovers
Longford Town 2021-04-02 00:00:00 0 - 1 Sligo Rovers
Waterford 2021-03-26 00:00:00 1 - 2 Sligo Rovers
Dundalk 2020-11-09 00:00:00 0 - 2 Sligo Rovers
Shelbourne 2020-10-18 00:00:00 1 - 0 Sligo Rovers
Goals scored 1
Goals conceded 1.3
Time first goal scored 52
Time first goal conceded 50
Yellow cards 2.3
Red cards 0
Subs used 4.5
Biggest victory 2-1
Biggest defeat 2-1
Goals scored 1.8
Goals conceded 0.8
Time first goal scored 37
Time first goal conceded 23
Yellow cards 2.3
Red cards 0
Subs used 2.3
Biggest victory 3-1
Biggest defeat null
Patrick Hoban 2
David McMillan 2
Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe 2
Chris Shields 2
Andy Boyle 1
Jordan Gibson 4
Johnny Kenny 2
Romeo Parkes 2
Garry Buckley 1
Mark Byrne 1
Finn Harps 2021-05-14 16:45:00 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-05-21 18:45:00 Shamrock Rovers
Bohemian FC 2021-05-24 16:45:00 Dundalk
St. Patrick's Athletic 2021-05-28 18:45:00 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-06-11 18:45:00 Waterford
Dundalk 2021-06-18 18:45:00 Longford Town
Drogheda United 2021-06-21 18:45:00 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-06-25 18:45:00 Derry City
Shamrock Rovers 2021-07-02 19:00:00 Dundalk
Dundalk 2021-07-09 18:45:00 Bohemian FC
Sligo Rovers 2021-05-15 17:00:00 Waterford
Sligo Rovers 2021-05-21 18:45:00 Longford Town
Shamrock Rovers 2021-05-24 18:45:00 Sligo Rovers
Finn Harps 2021-05-28 16:45:00 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2021-06-12 18:45:00 Drogheda United
St. Patrick's Athletic 2021-06-18 18:45:00 Sligo Rovers
Derry City 2021-06-21 18:45:00 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2021-06-26 18:45:00 Bohemian FC
Longford Town 2021-07-03 18:30:00 Sligo Rovers
Sligo Rovers 2021-07-10 18:45:00 Shamrock Rovers

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