Friday’s League of Ireland Premier predictions including Shamrock vs. Shelbourne

Sports Mole provides score predictions and previews for all of today’s League of Ireland Premier fixtures, including Shamrock Rovers vs. Shelbourne.


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Bohemians will be bidding to make it back-to-back wins in the League of Ireland Premier Division when they welcome St Patrick’s Athletic to Dalymount Park on Friday evening.

The home side are currently fifth in the table, boasting 23 points from their 16 league matches this season, while St Patrick’s Athletic occupy seventh, four points behind their opponents here.

We say: Bohemians 1-1 St Patrick’s Athletic

There has actually only been one draw in the last nine league meetings between these two sides, but we can see the points being shared on Friday, as St Patrick’s Athletic have enough quality to avoid defeat here.

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Derry City will be bidding to close the gap on League of Ireland Premier Division leaders Shelbourne when they welcome Sligo Rovers to the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium on Friday night.

The home side are currently second in the table, four points behind first-placed Shelbourne, while Sligo occupy eighth, boasting 18 points from their 16 league matches this season.

We say: Derry City 2-0 Sligo Rovers

Derry have been impressive at home this season, picking up 19 points from nine matches, scoring 17 times in the process, and we are expecting the hosts to collect all three points in routine fashion on Friday night.

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Galway United will be bidding to stretch their unbeaten run in the League of Ireland Premier Division to nine matches when they welcome basement side Dundalk to Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night.

The home side are fourth in the table, 10 points behind the leaders Shelbourne with two games in hand, while Dundalk are bottom, picking up just 12 points from their 16 league games this term.

We say: Galway United 1-1 Dundalk

There has not been a draw in the last seven top-flight meetings between these two sides, and Galway United will enter the match in the better form, but they have only won two of their eight league matches at home this season, and we are backing the points to be shared on Friday night.

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Third will welcome first in the League of Ireland Premier Division on Friday evening, with Shelbourne making the trip to Tallaght Stadium to tackle Shamrock Rovers.

Shelbourne lead the division, boasting 34 points from their 18 matches this term, while Shamrock are six points behind in third on the same number of games.

We say: Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Shelbourne

This is an important match for both sides, with Shelbourne able to open up serious ground on Shamrock if they triumph on Friday night. We are struggling to pick a winner here, though, with both sides potentially being made to settle for a share of the spoils.

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