Cork City 6/5 to beat Derry City to nil in Mondays Irish Premier Division matchup
Competition: Irish Premier Division
Market: Cork City to win to nil
Odds: 6/5 @ Bet365
Looking to carry on their impressive run of form, Cork City will welcome Derry City to Turner’s Cross on Monday afternoon.
For the hosts, while the defending champions may currently sit in second spot, Cork City have produced a stellar run of recent form that now leaves them in touching distance of reclaiming top spot. After 20 games in the Irish Premier Division this year, Cork have won 15, drawn two and lost three, scoring 38 and conceding 12 in return, the hosts hold bothe the second best attacking and defensive stats in the division. With a points tally of 47, Cork currently sit just two points adrift of Dundalk at the top of the table and a win on Monday afternoon will see them briefly jump back into top spot. As for their recent form, Cork are now unbeaten in their last six matches in the Irish Premier Division, winning five and drawing one. More impressive for the hosts, in their six-match unbeaten run, Cork have now managed to keep a clean sheet in four of those matches and have also scored 14 in return.
As for the visitors, while Derry City might be on course to replicate their fourth-place finish last season, Derry have recently begun to struggle and could make a late slide down the table. After 20 games, Derry have won nine, drawn three and lost eight, scoring 33 and conceding 32 in return, they now hold the third worst defensive record in the division. With a points tally of 36, Derry are now 17 points adrift of their hosts on Monday and now hold just a three-point buffer over slipping down to sixth. As for their recent form, the visitors have now lost four of their last five and along with conceding 15 in their last five, Derry have also failed to find the net in their last two matches on the bounce.
Bet: Cork City 6/5 to beat Derry City to nil in Mondays Irish Premier Division matchup 6/5 @ Bet365>>