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Friday 9 December 2016

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MATCH CENTRE

TONIGHT: PREMIER DIVISION

bohemians v bray wanderers (Dalymount Park, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Blow for Bohs as keeper Dean Delany is suspended while Derek Pender, Anto Murphy, Dave Mulcahy, Dean Kelly, and Paddy Kavanagh are doubts. Niall Cooney and David Scully are concerns for Bray.

MATCH POINT: Tough week for Bohs with two defeats but while Bray and their five-strong ex-Bohs contingent got a good win last week, Bohs can get back on track.

BETTING: Bohs 4/11, Bray 19/2, draw 4/1

FORECAST: Bohs win

cork city v shamrock rovers (Turner's Cross, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Worries for Cork over Kieran Djilali, Danny Morrissey and John Dunleavy but Alan Bennett could be fit again. Rovers at full strength.

MATCH POINT:Scoreless draw between the sides early in the season and another tight affair likely here, draw.

BETTING: Cork 11/8, Rovers 5/2, draw 11/5

FORECAST: draw

Derry City v Sligo rovers (Brandywell, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: For Sligo, David Cawley serves a one-match ban while Jeff Henderson and Jake Dykes are injured. Derry have real injury worries with Patrick McEleney, Ryan McBrdie and Stephen Dooley out and doubts over Ger Doherty and Philip Lowry.

MATCH POINT: Four games without a goal now for Derry, a big concern over their form and Sligo can profit here.

BETTING: Derry 21/10, Sligo 13/8, draw 11/5

FORECAST: Sligo win

Drogheda United v Galway United (United Park, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Drogheda recall Shane Dunne, Alan Byrne and Daryl Kavanagh from suspension, while Neil Yadolahi and Stephen Maher are fit again. Kilian Cantwell, Andy O'Connell, Sam Oji and Kevin Garcia are out for Galway but Enda Curran could return.

MATCH POINT: Three wins from three is fine form from Galway and Drogheda would settle for a draw hre.

BETTING: Drogheda 19/10, Galway 17/10, draw 9/4

FORECAST: draw

St patrick's A v Dundalk (Richmond Park, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Brendan Clarke likely to keep his place in goal for Pats, who are still missing Ger O'Brien while Chris Fagan could feature. Dundalk again ask Paddy Barrett to fill in for the injured Brian Gartland.

MATCH POINT: Defeat here would end the Saints' interest in the league and with Fagan so badly missed up front, hard to see anything but an away win.

BETTING: Pats 29/10, Dundalk 23/20, draw 23/10

FORECAST: Dundalk win

TONIGHT: first division

cabinteely v cobh ramblers (Stradbrook, 7.45)

Match odds: Cabo 9/5, Cobh 7/4, draw 23/10

Verdict: draw

finn harps v ucd (Finn Park, 8.0)

Match odds: Harps 8/5, UCD 2/1, draw 23/20

Verdict: Harps win

shelbourne v waterford utd (Tolka Park, 7.15)

Match odds: Shels 8/13

Verdict: draw

wexford youths v athlone town (Ferrycarrig Pk, 8.0)

Match odds: Wexford 21/20, Athlone 16/5, draw 23/10

Verdict: Wexford win

*Betting prices courtesy of Boylesports

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