Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
Kerry will take to the pitch with guests Galway United at Mounthawk Park in the First Division tie on Friday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Kerry v Galway United are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Kerry will be looking for an improved result here following a 2-1 First Division defeat in their last game at the hands of Athlone.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Kerry have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Kerry have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 12 goals in the process.
Galway United will come into the clash after a 4-0 FAI Cup win against Dundalk in their most recent outing.
For Galway United, the goals were scored by Stephen Walsh (8') and Maurice Nugent (30').
The stats tell the story, and Galway United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 6 goals in all. At the back, Galway United have seen their frailties exposed. Despite that, we must now wait to see whether that trend shall be sustained in this game or not.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between these clubs was First Division match day 21 on 30/06/2023 which ended up with the score at Galway United 1-0 Kerry.
Team News: Galway United
Due to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Galway United manager John Caulfield doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
We’re inclined to think that Galway United can get at least a few goals in this one against Kerry, who could well struggle finding the net themselves.
It could turn into a real hiding.
We’re tipping a big 0-3 victory with maybe even more goals for Galway United 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: Mounthawk Park (1,150)
Captain: Matt Keane
Chairman: Brian Ainscough
Manager: Billy Dennehy
Competitions: First Division position 10