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Under 2.5 goals at Shelbourne vs Sligo Rovers 2/3 for Sunday’s Irish Premier Division contest

Posted October 17th, 2020 | By: Tom Dunstan

Competition: Premier Divison

Market: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 2/3 @ 888sport

In a battle between two sides who are struggling to find any real level of stability, Shelbourne will host Sligo Rovers on Sunday evening.

Starting with the hosts, while Shelbourne might have managed to pick up a much-needed victory last time out, they still find themselves firmly battling it out at the foot of the Premier Division table. In their 15 top-flight contests this year, they have recorded four wins, four draws and seven defeats, scoring 12 and conceding 18 in return. Managing to collect a points tally of 16, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat down in eighth and still looking over their shoulder at the relegation play-off position. As for their recent run of results, Shelbourne have managed to win just one of their last nine Premier Division contests and have also failed to win any of their last five straight matchups on home soil. It should also be noted, five of Shelbourne’s last six fixtures have finished with under 2.5 goals by the final whistle.

As for the visitors, slumping back to losing ways last time out, Sligo Rovers are another outfit who have struggled to find much stability over the past six weeks. In their 15 Premier Division matchups this year, they have recorded six wins, one draw and eight defeats, scoring 15 and conceding 21 in return. Collecting a points tally of 19, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat down in sixth and with their goal difference keeping them in the bottom-half of the table. As for their recent run of results, Sligo Rovers have lost three of their last four top-flight contests and have also managed to win just one of their last five Premier Division appearances. It is also worth highlighting, collecting just a single point over their past four matchups on the road, Sligo have drawn a blank in each of their last four away day outings.

Bet: Under 2.5 goals at Shelbourne vs Sligo Rovers 2/3 for Sunday’s Irish Premier Division contest @ 888sport

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