Shamrock Rovers vs Shelbourne Betting Tip 1 and Over 2.5 goals – 21 August 2020

Shamrock to extend 100% record against Shelbourne

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Shamrock Rovers vs Shelbourne
21 August 2000hrs
Football – Ireland – Premier Division
Pick Shamrock win/Over 2.5 goals
Bookmaker Betway
Odds: 1.95 odds taken 0420 GMT, Thursday 20 August

Friday brings us further action from the Irish top flight with the clash between Shamrock Rovers and Shelbourne as the betting tips continue at the Tallaght Stadium.

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Shamrock Rovers Preview – Can Shamrock press on?

Friday evening’s hosts, Shamrock Rovers, currently sit top of the Irish Premier Division with a four-point margin between themselves and 2nd placed Bohemians but they have a good opportunity to further extend their lead at the summit of the domestic top flight when they entertain Shelbourne.

Shamrock Rovers have made a quick start to this new Premier Division campaign, winning seven of their first eight matches of this new season, while they still hold a 100% winning record on home turf at their Tallaght Stadium with impressive stats of 3-0-0 12/3 which included victories over Cork City 6-0, Dundalk 3-2 and a 3-1 win over Finn Harps.

The bigger picture shows that Shamrock are unbeaten in their last 12 matches overall, while at home, Rovers are unbeaten in their last 10 matches and have won the previous seven meetings on the trot against Shelbourne.

Our betting suggestion:
Both teams to score
2.55

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(odds taken 0420 GMT, Thursday 20 August

 

 

Shelbourne Preview – Can Shelbourne hold their own?

Friday’s visitors, Shelbourne, occupy a much more modest league position of 6th place in the Irish Premier Division in what has been an indifferent start to this new season, winning three, drawing 1 and losing four to date.

Having collected just one win from their last five matches overall though, this could be a tough night at the office for Shelbourne whose only success during this recent period was a 1-0 win on the road at bottom club, Finn Harps, but defeats against Bohemians, Waterford and Sligo Rovers suggest they will have their work cut out against Shamrock Rovers.

In addition, Shelbourne have managed to pick up just two wins from their previous 10 matches on the road in the Premier Division and have been second-best to Shamrock in previous exchanges.

 

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Key Facts – Shamrock Rovers vs Shelbourne Tip

  • Shamrock Rovers have won 7 of their 8 matches to date
  • Shelbourne have won just two from their previous 10 away matches
  • Shamrock Rovers have won all 7 previous meetings against Shelbourne

 

Shamrock Rovers look set for another three points here against an inferior Shelbourne outfit.

 

The best betting odds for Shamrock Rovers vs Shelbourne

Shamrock to win: 1.22 at Betway
Draw: 5.75 at Betway
Shelbourne to win: 13.00 at Betway