Bray Wanderers 1/2 to beat Athlone Town in Friday’s Irish First Division contest
Competition: Irish First Division
Market: Bray Wanderers win
Odds: 1/2 @ Bet 365
Looking to make a charge for the play-off positions, Bray Wanderers will host a struggling Athlone Town on Friday night.
Starting with the hosts, while Bray Wanderers might be struggling with their consistency of late, their form on home soil remains a huge positive. In their 21 First Division matches this year, they have recorded 10 wins, two draws and nine defeats, scoring 27 and conceding 20 in return. With a points tally of 32, they currently sit six points adrift of climbing into the top-four. As for their recent run of results, while Bray may have only recorded one win in their last four domestic matchups, it is worth noting that Friday’s hosts have won four of their last five First Division matches on home soil.
As for the visitors, also continuing to struggle with their form in the second half of the season, Athlone Town remain in a battle at the foot of the table. In their 21 First Division matches this year, they have recorded just four victories, four draws and 13 defeats, scoring 25 and conceding 45 in return. Along with being sat down in ninth position, it is also worth noting that Athlone hold the worst defensive record in the division. As for their recent run of results, Friday’s visitors have lost back-to-back matches and have lost seven of their last eight matches on the road.
Bet: Bray Wanderers 1/2 to beat Athlone Town in Friday’s Irish First Division contest @ Bet 365