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Under 2.5 goals at Sligo Rovers vs Waterford 3/5 for Tuesday’s Irish Premier League contest

Posted August 3rd, 2020 | By: Tom Dunstan

Competition: Irish Premier League

Market: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 3/5 @ 888sport

In what should prove to be a cagey encounter in midweek, Waterford will make the trip to a struggling Sligo Rovers on Tuesday night.

Starting with the hosts, while Sligo Rovers might have managed to end their losing run last time out, it has been a worryingly inconsistent start to the new campaign. In their opening five Premier League matchups this season, they have recorded just a single win against four defeats, scoring four and conceding eight in return. Still sat in the relegation play-off spot and a single point adrift of safety, it should also be noted that Sligo hold the third-worst attacking record heading into August. As for their recent run of results, along with losing four of their previous five Premier League matchups this season, it should also be noted that Tuesday’s hosts endured a three-match losing run at the end of the 2019 campaign. It is also worth highlighting that four of Sligo’s five top-flight matches this year have seen under 2.5 goals by the final whistle.

As for the visitors, enjoying their return from football’s enforced break, Waterford still find themselves flirting the with top-three heading into August. In their opening five Premier League matches this season, they have recorded three wins against two defeats, scoring four and conceding five in return. Sat just three points adrift of breaking into the European spots, it should be noted, however, Waterford do hold the third-worst attacking record in the division. However, as for their previous run of results, Tuesday’s guests have secured back-to-back Premier League victories, including securing back-to-back wins on the road. It is also worth noting, each of Waterford’s last four consecutive away fixtures have seen under 2.5 goals by the final whistle.

Bet: Under 2.5 goals at Sligo Rovers vs Waterford 3/5 for Tuesday’s Irish Premier League contest @ 888sport

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