St. Patrick’s Athletic vs UC Dublin
Ireland – Premier Division
Date: Friday, 17 June 2022
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Richmond Park.
Gameweek 20 of Premier Division is set for this Friday as St. Patrick’s Athletic play host to UC Dublin who are currently battling relegation. These two teams will be seen battling it out at Richmond Park.
St. Patrick’s Athletic is at the 4th spot on the standing with 28 points from 19 games. They won 8 times while drew on 4 and lost on 7 other occasions. Things have not been going that well in front of goal for them recently, with the side failing to score in 2 of the last 5 games.
The hosts will be hoping for a better result following the 1-0 league loss in their previous game against Dundalk. They have been miserly, with the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their previous 6 matches standing at 4.
On the other hand, UC Dublin resides at the rock bottom closing the 10th position on the table with a mere 9 points. Of the 18 matches played, they won only once in the league while drawn 6 times and have lost on 11 other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio stands at 11:38 which is the worst in Premier Division, showcasing their dreadful lineup.
In their last fixture, UC Dublin drew 1-1 in the league match with Sligo Rovers. Looking at their form, they have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 11 goals in all.
St. Patrick’s Athletic vs UC Dublin Head-to-head (h2h)
- St. Patricks won the last 2 h2hs in a row by scoring twice on each.
- UC Dublin won only once from their last 18 meetings.
- The reverse fixture saw St. Patricks to win by 2-1 on road.
- St. Patrick’s Athletic has a 100% unbeaten record at home over this opposition.
St. Patrick’s Athletic vs UC Dublin Prediction
The hosts have won 4 of their last 6 matches against UC Dublin in all competitions, including friendlies, securing a 2-1 win when the two sides met in Dublin back in April. Moreover, they lost only twice from their last 8 home fixtures.
Meanwhile, UC Dublin won only once from their last 18 meetings. They have also failed to score in 3 of their last 6 league games in the Premier Division. The visitors have also never won a game in Richmond Park till now.
Knowing that, we expect the hosts to seal a win this Friday.
St. Patrick’s Athletic vs UC Dublin Betting tips
St. Patrick’s Athletic (-1.0) Asian Handicap @ 1.90 odds.
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.78 odds.