Over 1.5 goals at Sligo Rovers vs Drogheda United 1/2 for Saturday’s Premier Division showdown
Competition: Irish Premier Division
Market: Over 1.5 goals
Odds: 1/2 @ 888sport
In a contest that could prove to be another high-scoring affair this weekend, Sligo Rovers will host Drogheda on Saturday night.
Starting with the hosts, only continuing on what has been a stellar run of form, Sligo Rovers should find the mood in their camp at a real high. In their 14 Premier Division matchups so far this season, they have recorded nine wins, four draws and tasted defeat just once, scoring 20 and conceding eight in return. Managing to muster themselves a points tally of 31, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat top of the table and holding a one-point buffer over defending champions Shamrock Rovers. As for their recent run of results, Sligo were last seen picking up a 2-1 victory away at the Finn Harps and they are now in the midst of a hugely impressive five-match Premier Division winning run. It’s also worth highlighting that Saturday’s hosts have seen each of their last three home fixtures finish with over 1.5 goals.
As for the visitors, while Drogheda might have seen their purple patch come to an abrupt end last time out, they have continued to impress many across Ireland this year. In their 14 Premier Division matchups so far this season, they have recorded six wins, four draws and four defeats, scoring 27 and conceding 13 in return. Managing to muster themselves a points tally of 22 and sat three points adrift of breaking into the European spots, it should also be noted that Drogheda hold the best-attacking record in the division. As for their recent run of results, despite getting hit with a 2-1 defeat against Derry City on home soil last week, Saturday’s guests have collected 12 points from their last five Premier Division matchups. With seven of their last eight top-flight fixtures finishing with over 1.5 goals, we’re backing a similar outcome here.
Bet: Over 1.5 goals at Sligo Rovers vs Drogheda United 1/2 for Saturday’s Premier Division showdown @ 888sport