Derry City vs Sligo Rovers Prediction & Match Preview

Derry City vs Sligo Rovers
Ireland – Premier Division
Date: Friday, 19 July 2019
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Brandywell Stadium (Derry).

Both teams have been struggling to dole out wins consistently, and it’s rightfully being reflected in the points-table. Derry at least can lay claim to avoiding losses, courtesy to their streak of draws, whereas the other one does not have that luxury – the reason being, their loss to practically the worst of the lot, Finn Harps.

On the road, the Rovers are a bit of a mess and will have to put with a lot this Friday, against Derry, considering the latter sees this tie important to cut down the lead of Bohemians in the third spot.

Derry City vs Sligo Rovers Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Five of the last six matches had under 2.5 goals.
  • The Rovers failed to score in the last two ties.
  • Three of the last five meetings at this venue had the hosts scoring two or more goals.
  • Six of the last nine wins at this stadium went to the home team.

Derry City vs Sligo Rovers Prediction

Derry is unbeaten in their last seven games and kept clean sheets in two of their last three matches. They also scored two or more goals in five of their last seven fixtures and is invincible at home in their last five. Also, they kept two clean sheets in front of their home crowd in two of their last four attempts, while scoring twice or more in three of their last four appearances.

On the other hand, their counterparts were winless in nine of their last eleven on the road and lost two of their last three as well. They failed to score in their last three road trips and conceded twice or more in three of their last five.

Importantly, against this opponent, they lost two of the last three meetings and failed to score in the last two.

As such, expect a good outing for the hosts this match-day.

Derry City vs Sligo Rovers Betting Tips

  • Derry City to Win @ 1.67 (2/3)
  • Correct Score: 1-0, 2-0 or 3-0 in favor of Derry City @ 2.00 (1/1).

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