St. Patricks vs Waterford Prediction & Tips
St Patricks Athletic and Waterford United play at Richmond Park in a 12th round match of the Premier League. In the final clash between these teams in this competition, on 26-02-2018, Waterford United won at home (2-0). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
St Patricks Athletic Analysis
The home team is currently in 6th place with 13 points, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Bray Wanderers by (5-0). In the last match, lost out to Cork City by (1-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In the last four home games for the league, St Patricks Athletic has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, having won 7 points out of 12. In 10 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never managed to turn the board. In the last 6 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he scored 5 of his 10 goals in minutes (46′-60 ‘).
St Patricks Athletic come to this game with a 1-0 defeat at Cork, adding the second official game without proving the taste of victory. At this moment the local team follows in the bottom of the table and the achievement of the three points is fundamental. In this match inside the home coach Liam Buckley should line up in the usual 4-2-3-1 with Keegan being the most offensive reference of the home team. Dean Clarke and Conan Byrne are the best St Patricks Athletic finals with 3 goals each. For this match the house manager must bet on the same eleven of the last game.
Waterford United Review
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place with 21 points, after 7 wins and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Cork City by (2-1). In the last match, lost out to Derry City by (1-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 16 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, with a total of 31 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the championship, Waterford United won 6 points out of 15, after 2 wins and 3 losses in their last 5 away games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 10 of their last 16 games finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 10 games for the Premier League, suffered the first goal 4 times but managed to turn the score in 2.
Waterford United come to this game with a 1-0 loss to Derry, ending the four straight wins in several defeats. In spite of the defeat, the visitors follow in the first positions of the Irish championship. Coach Alan Reynolds is usually 4-2-3-1 in favor of keeping possession of the ball and attacks from the sidelines, however, in this game should act with a more cautious strategy, since it operates outside the home. Courtney Duffus is the best finisher of this team with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not rely on suspended Aborah and Bastien Héry.
St. Patricks – Waterford FREE TIPS
St. Patricks – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90