Treaty United 1/1 to beat Athlone in Friday’s Irish First Division battle
Competition: Irish First Division
Market: Treaty United win
Odds: 1/1 @ 888sport
Looking to extend on what has been an impressive run of form, Treaty United will make the trip to Athlone on Friday night.
Starting with the hosts, last seen putting in another hugely worrying display, Athlone are in the midst of a First Division nightmare. In their 24 second-tier matchups so far this season, they have recorded just two wins, two draws and 20 defeats, scoring 28 and conceding 63 in return. Managing to muster a points tally of eight, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat rock-bottom of the table and chasing a five-point deficit. As for their recent run of results, last seen getting hit with a thumping 6-1 loss away at Cork City, Athlone have lost seven of their last eight First Division matchups, including three defeats on the spin. Likewise, it should also be noted, along with shipping 14 goals in their previous three consecutive outings, Friday’s hosts have lost six of their last seven home fixtures.
As for the visitors, managing to make an immediate return to winning ways last weekend, Treaty will be smelling the chance to build off of that success here. In their 25 First Division matchups so far this season, they have recorded nine wins, nine draws and seven defeats, scoring 32 and conceding 33 in return. Managing to muster a points tally of 36, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat fifth in the table and holding a four-point buffer from slipping out of the play-off places. As for their recent run of results, last seen picking up a hugely impressive 2-0 victory away at runaway leaders Cork City, Treaty have now won five of their last six First Division matchups. Likewise, keeping a clean sheet in each of those five victories, Friday’s guests have also won each of their last three contests on the road. Given the huge recent gulf in class, an away win can be found at generous odds.
Bet: Treaty United 1/1 to beat Athlone in Friday’s Irish First Division battle @ 888sport