Sligo Rovers – Drogheda Prediction & Preview and Betting Tips (15.07.2017)


Prediction for Sligo Rovers – Drogheda

Sligo Rovers to win @ 1.60

Sligo Rovers and Drogheda United are in the Showgrounds in a match for the 22nd day of the Premier League. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 04-28-2017, the two teams tied (1-1). The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, who in the last 6 games won 3, tied 2 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium in 16 -05-2015, for the Premier League, Sligo Rovers won by (2-0). D. Corcoran (3 ‘and 44’) scored goals from Sligo Rovers. Attention to the house factor, since the Sligo Rovers usually conquer different results at home and abroad.

Sligo Rovers

After 4 wins, 8 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in 9th place with 17 points earned. In his last game, he lost to Derry City out 4-0, after having won 1-0 at home in a game against Shamrock Rovers. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games it registers 2 victories, 5 ties and 8 defeats as visitor, with 13 goals scored and 27 suffered; Against 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 13 suffered. In his last 10 home games for the championship, Sligo Rovers won 4, tied 4 and lost 2, so he won 16 points out of 30. In their matches for the league at home the most frequent final result to the rest was 1-0 (4 in 10 matches). His defense has not been very solid, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 21 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only achieved 1 comeback. There is 1 period in the last 10 home games for this competition: he scored 5 of his 13 goals in the minutes (0′-15 ‘).

Sligo Rovers arrives in this game with a defeat at the Derry field, 4-0, adding the fourth snub in the last ten games played in the championship. All players are positioned on the field waiting for the ref to kick things off The match official for today’s game is Gerard Lyttle, and he can not be replaced because there are no more substitutes. The left winger Kieran Sadlier is the great standout of Sligo Rovers, with 7 goals scored. Everything indicates that the coach will not be able to count on John Russell, a player who complies with a suspension.


The visiting team is currently in 10th place with 17 points, after 4 wins, 5 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate game, lost at home against Limerick by (0-2). In the last game, lost at home against Finn Harps by (0-2). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and abroad, as in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 28 suffered; Against 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats in his stadium, with 12 goals scored and 27 suffered. The team arrives to this match after a defeat at home with Ipswich Town by (0-5). For the championship, Drogheda United conquered 7 points in 30 chances, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in the last 10 games that he played as a visitor.

For this competition, he did not win any of the last 11 games. His defense has not been very solid, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, and his attack has not been very effective, as he did not score goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 21 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never got the comeback.

The Drogheda arrive to this day demotivated, due to the defeat against Ipswich, by 0-5, in a friendly party of preparation for the next parties. In the final game for the championship, visitors lost at home to Finn Harps. In this away game the coach Pete Mahon must line up in the usual 4-2-3-1, being Masterson the most offensive reference of the visiting team. However, the best scorer is the Irish Adam Wixted, with 3 goals scored. For this game the visiting coach can not count on Brennan and Griffin, players who recover from injuries.

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