Shamrock Rovers – Waterford SOCCER PICKS
Shamrock Rovers and Waterford United meet at Tallaght Stadium, in a match for the 35th round of the Premier League. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, played on 03-23-2018, Waterford United won home (2-1). The record of recent direct confrontations between these two teams could not be more balanced, since there was 1 draw and 1 win for each team in the last 3 matches they played. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 22-07-2018, ended with the victory of Shamrock Rovers by (0-1). Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 59 points won, after 17 wins, 8 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Cork City, by (0-0). In the last match, they won in an away match against St Patrick’s, by (0-1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 13 goals scored and 8 conceded; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 25 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Shamrock Rovers has a record of 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 20 points out of 30 possible. In their home matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 0-0 (6 out of 17 matches) and 1-0 (6 out of 17 matches). The defense has been strong and has suffered goals in 2 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 34 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never got the comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 17 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 5 of their 11 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).
The Shamrock enters this day after a triumph outsider, by 0-1, in the visit to the field of St. Patrick’s: the only goal of the team was marked by Danny Carr. The main reference of attack of the club of the house is precisely Danny Carr, being the best quality the ability to find spaces. The home team must act in a tactical system in 4-2-3-1, in which the responsible for creating the offensive plays is the number 7 Dylan Watts. There are no absences of weight for this game.
The away team is currently in the 4 th position of the league, with 56 points won, after 17 wins, 5 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Bohemians, by (1-3). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Dundalk, by (1-2). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. For the league, Waterford United won 12 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 34 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only managed 3 comebacks.
Waterford enters this unmotivated game, due to the slight at home, by 1-2, in the reception to Dundalk: the only goal of the team was marked by Hutchinson. The visiting team must align in a tactical system in 4-4-2, channeling their game, preferably, through the central corridor. In this tactical design, the two most advanced players will be Duffus and Akinade. In the middle zone of the terrain it is guessed that they will act Héry, Baba, Rudy and Holohan, being that the first one is the patron of the mediocampo. The entire template is available for this game.