Dundalk vs UC Dublin PredictionS & Match Preview

Dundalk vs UC Dublin Irish Premier Division Predictions by LeagueLane

Dundalk vs UC Dublin
Ireland – Premier Division
Date: 17 February 2023, Friday
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Oriel Park, Dundalk.

The Ireland Premier Division kicks off on Friday when Dundalk welcome UC Dublin to the Turners Cross.

Dundalk had an excellent preseason going into the match. They would hope for a better season than the previous one and potentially challenge for the title. Stephen O’Donnell’s team finished 3rd last season with 66 points after 36 matches.

Their opponents, UC Dublin had a poor preseason going into the match. They would also hope for a much better season. Andrew Myler’s team finished second from bottom in 9th place last season with 26 points after 36 matches.

Dundalk vs UC Dublin Head-to-Head

  • The last encounter between the two teams was in the league. UC Dublin won that match 3-2.
  • During the last 31 meetings, Dundalk have won 21 times, there have been 4 draws, and UC Dublin have won 6 times.
  • During the last 17 meetings with Dundalk playing at home. Dundalk have won 12 times, there have been 2 draws, and UC Dublin have won 3 times.
  • Dundalk are also currently unbeaten against UC Dublin in the last 5 matches at home. They have also won all of them.

Who will win the match between Dundalk vs UC Dublin?

We are counting on Dundalk to pull off a win here. Dundalk have excellent home form from last season. They have only lost one of their last eighteen league home games. They have also won twelve of those matches.

UC Dublin, on the other hand, were struggling for form at the end of last season. They have won only once in their last six matches away from home. They have also lost three of those matches.

Moreover, Dundalk have had an exceptional record at home in the recent history of this matchup.

How many goals can be expected?

We expect goals in this match. Dundalk have seen three or more goals in seven of their past 10 league matches. UC Dublin have also seen three or more goals in five of their past 10 league matches.

Also, eight of the last 10 matches between the two teams have produced three or more goals. By the looks of things, a high-scoring affair is expected this weekend.

Dundalk vs UC Dublin Prediction

Dundalk have excellent home form going into the match from last season. They only lost one of their last eighteen home league games. They also have a superb record against UC Dublin at home. Furthermore, UC Dublin have had a poor away form going into the match.

A -1.5 Asian handicap on Dundalk at 1.97 odds will be our main betting pick here considering all these observations.

For the second tip, over 2.5 goals at 1.65 odds seems very promising. Considering both teams recent goal involvement in their matches and their past results.

Dundalk vs UC Dublin Betting Tips

  • Dundalk -1.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.97
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.65