Tuesday 16 January 2018



Bray Wanderers v Shamrock Rovers (Carlisle Grounds, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Rovers recall Keith Fahey from suspension. Full squad for Bray.

MATCH POINT: Another clean sheet for Bray in Derry last week but they could struggle at home to Rovers here.

BETTING: Bray 7/1, Rovers 40/85, draw 3/1

FORECAST: Rovers win

Cork City v Longford Town

(Turner's Cross, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Cork are without Karl Sheppard while John Dunleavy and John O'Flynn are doubts.

MATCH POINT: Cork had to work hard for Friday's win in Drogheda but home form will kick in here.

BETTING: Cork 4/9, Longford 7/1, draw 31/10

FORECAST: Cork win

Dundalk v Galway United

(Oriel Park, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: One change for Dundalk as Gary Rogers is suspended, so Gabriel Sava fills in. Galway recall Sam Oji but Jason Molloy, Kilian Cantwell and Andy O'Connell are doubts.

MATCH POINT: Galway morale is high after Friday's win but Dundalk, ahead of the weekend meeting with Cork, won't slip up.

BETTING: Dundalk 2/11, Galway 16/1, draw 5/1

FORECAST: Dundalk win

Limerick v Derry City

(Jackman Park, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Paudie O'Connor likely to return for Limerick. Shaun Kelly still missing for City.

MATCH POINT: Derry really struggling for goals, scoreless draw likely here.

BETTING: Limerick 17/4, Derry 3/4, draw 12/5


St Patrick's Athletic v Drogheda United (Richmond Park, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Pats call on Lee Desmond again after suspension. Neil Yadolahi missing againt for United.

MATCH POINT: Pats needed a win away to Bohs on Friday to stay in the hunt and with that under their belts, they can add another win here.

BETTING: Pats 1/3, Drogheda 8/1, draw 19/5

FORECAST: Pats win

Sligo Rovers v Bohemians (Showgrounds, 7.45)

TEAM NEWS: Squad woes for Sligo with Gavin Peers, Steven Beattie, Jeff Henderson and Kevin Devaney injured, while Danny Ledwith is suspended. Bohs missing only long-term absenstee Dan Byrne.

MATCH POINT: Confidence returning to the Sligo camp, Rovers now unbeaten in two, but a point will have to do at home to Bohs.

BETTING: Sligo 6/5, Bohs 12/5, draw 11/5


*Betting prices courtesy of Boylesports

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