St. Patrick’s Athletic vs Cork City
Ireland – Premier Division
Date: Friday, 31st May 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Richmond Park (Dublin).
Patrick’s did them a solid and recorded a win over Derry City, at home, in the last match-day. The match saw the hosts of the day, Patrick’s, getting on the scoresheet early. Derry did try to claw their way back into the tie, but the defense of the home team stood steadfast.
Cork won’t have to worry about relegation despite staying extremely low in the league table. The reason being, the bottom two teams in league standings are 12 points below the eighth spot.
Cork lost their last game on the road against Bohemians. The team conceded a goal apiece in both the halves and failed to record one of their own on the board.
St. Patrick’s Athletic vs Cork City Head-to-head (h2h)
- 14 of the last 19 wins went to the teams at home.
- Five of the last seven matches had goals from both teams.
- Eight of the last eleven meetings at this venue had the same stat as well.
- Seven of the last eight games had over 2.5 goals.
St. Patrick’s Athletic vs Cork City Prediction
Home teams have usually had the upper hand in h2h ties. 14 of the last 19 wins went to the sides with home advantage. Cork, meanwhile, lost three of the last four games, and six of the last eight away ties. They also could return just three goals from their last eight trips on the road.
Moreover, Athletic was unbeaten in 11 of their last 15 home ties, and in six of their last nine overall ties. Also, Cork conceded two or more goals in five of their last seven on the road.
As such, expect the home team to take the three points on the board.
Regarding goals, take into account the fact that five of the last seven h2h games had goals by both teams and eight of the last eleven at this venue. Importantly, seven of the last eight such fixtures had three or more goals. Finally, Athletic failed to keep a clean sheet in five of their last six ties.
Expect goals at either end of the pitch.
St. Patrick’s Athletic vs Cork City Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1)
Draw No Bet: St. Patrick’s Athletic @ 1.60 (3/5).