Drogheda United vs Derry City Predictions and Free Betting Tips from expert tipsters when they go head-to-head in the Irish Premier Division on Friday, 05 May 2023.
Drogheda United are set to host Derry City at United Park for their upcoming league fixture. Drogheda United enter the contest following a streak of poor performances. They sit eighth in the table following a 1-1 draw with Shelbourne in their previous league match.
Their opponents, Derry City enter the match following a string of mixed results. They remain third in the the standings despite a 2-0 defeat to Shamrock Rovers last time out.
Drogheda United vs Derry City Head-to-head stats
The last time these two clubs met was in April. Drogheda United managed to deliver a 1-0 win that day.
Derry City have only lost this fixture once in the last 13 meetings between the two teams at this venue. They have also won this fixture on six of those occasions.
Who will win the match between Drogheda United vs Derry City?
We are counting on Derry City to pull off a win here. They have an excellent away form heading into this one. They are currently unbeaten in their six away league matches this season. Further winning four of those matches.
Drogheda United, on the other hand, are currently struggling for form, both at home and on the road. They are winless in their last five league matches. Three of those matches ended in defeats as well.
Moreover, Derry City have a great h2h record at this venue in the recent history of this matchup.
How many goals can be expected?
We don’t expect a flurry of goals in this match. Drogheda have seen under 2.5 goals in five of their six home league matches this season. Meanwhile, Derry City also saw under 2.5 goals in seven of their past nine league matches.
In addition, the last seven h2h meetings between these two have had under 2.5 goals. By the looks of things, a low-scoring affair is expected this time out.
Drogheda United vs Derry City Prediction
Derry City have excellent away form heading into the match. They are unbeaten in their six away league matches this season. They also have a great record against Drogheda at this venue. Furthermore, Drogheda United have had a poor form going into the match.
A victory for Derry City at 1.70 odds will be our main betting pick here considering all the observations.
Also, with Derry City’s excellent away form they may also be backed to win the first half at 2.30 odds. Given that it occurred in each of their last four away league games.
Drogheda United vs Derry City Betting Tips
Derry City to win @ 1.70
Derry City to win the first half @ 2.30.