Derry City vs Bohemians
Ireland Premier Division
Date: Friday, 28 February 2020
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: The Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium, Derry
4th round match between Derry City and Bohemians should be interesting, as it is a clash of two Europa League contenders. Team from Brandywell Stadium didn’t had a good start to this new Irish Premier Division campaign, having won only one point in two games. Can they secure the first victory in front of the home crowd?
Judging by the odds, Bohemians are the underdogs here, currently priced at 3.40. However, the last two appearances were executed and turned into victories perfectly.
Derry City vs Bohemians Head-to-head
Five out of the last six head to head matches between Derry City and Bohemians have ended without a winner.
These two clubs have a long history when it comes to h2h duels, playing the grand total of 87 games. Derry City are more successful with 39 victories, while Bohemians won 25 times.
Both duels in the previous season have ended without winner and goals.
Derry City vs Bohemians Prediction
After the 100% win rate in three pre-season games, hopes of Derry City’s fans were high. The new season started with pretty much expected 1-0 loss to the reigning champions Dundalk away from home. The follow up game at this stadium against Finn Harps turned into a 1-1 draw. Derry definitely have the quality to end in top four spots this season, so it is just a matter of time to see their form go up.
Bohemians are one of the most pleasant surprise packages as well. Interestingly, their campaign also started with a loss to Shamrock Rovers 1-0. They have achieved two back-to-back victories in the last seven days though, beating Waterford and Sligo Rovers with identical 2-0 score.
Under 2.5 FT is the safest approach to this fixture from betting perspective, while braver punters can also go with Under 1.5 FT. As for the full time winner bet, draw seems like the most logical result based on stats we have so far.
Derry City vs Bohemians Bet Tips
Under 2.5 goals FT @ 1.61
Draw @ 3.00.