Derry City to score over 2.5 goals against UCD 1/1 for Friday’s Irish Premier Division matchup
Competition: Irish Premier Division
Market: Derry City to score over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1/1 @ Bet 365
With the chance to leapfrog St. Patrick’s in the Irish Premier Division table, Derry City will host a struggling UCD on Friday night.
Starting with the hosts, while Derry would have been disappointed to have struggled to pick up maximum points, City are enjoying a rise up the Premier Division. In their 23 matches this year, they have recorded nine wins, nine draws and just five defeats, scoring 36 and conceding 24 in return. With the chance to move within touching distance of the European positions, they also hold the second best-attacking record in the division. As for their recent run of results, now unbeaten in their last five Premier Division matchups, they have also scored two or more goals in four of their last five appearances.
As for the visitors, continuing on what has been a very worrying run of form, UCD are in pole position for relegation this season. In their 22 Premier Division matches this year, they have recorded just four wins, one draw and 17 defeats, scoring 15 and conceding 40 in return. Sat one-point adrift at the foot of the table, they also hold the second worst defensive record in the division. As for their recent run of results, UCD have lost 13 of their last 14 matches across all competitions and have recorded just one clean sheet in any of their last 17 matchups.
Bet: Derry City to score over 2.5 goals against UCD 1/1 for Friday’s Irish Premier Division matchup @ Bet 365