UCD v Waterford Betting Tips: 1 AH+1.5, 2019-07-26

International Football Tips

Premier Division
Friday 26th July 2019
Kickoff: 1945hrs
Pick: UCD AH+1.5
Bookmaker: Marathonbet
Odds: 1.55 (odds taken at 13:25 GMT, 25 July 2019)

1 X 2
3.64 3.70 1.96

* (Betting Odds were taken from 22Bet on July 25, 2019 at 13:25 p.m.)

Premier Division at Marathonbet

The Irish top flight season continues on Friday night with a clash between UCD and Waterford as the betting tips continue at the UCD Bowl with the hosts looking to bounce back from a recent heavy defeat.

UCD Prediction – Can UCD bounce back to record three wins on trot?

UCD suffered a heavy 7-0 defeat away at 2nd placed Shamrock Rovers last time out in the Irish Premier Division and will be keen to return to home surroundings on Friday night.

Despite that heavy loss, UCD may well be in confident mood as they look to gain a third home win on the trot which could lift them off the bottom of the table.

Thanks to recent wins against Finn Harps and Bohemians on home turf, UCD are now level on points with second from bottom outfit, Finn Harps.

On Friday night, third from bottom club, Waterford, pay a visit and this could be another match that UCD are capable of winning.

Home advantage certainly keeps UCD afloat so far this term as all 5 of their wins this season have been recorded at their UCD Bowl.

The hosts hold a home record of 5-1-7 13/15 which includes wins against Finn Harps, Waterford (4-1), Cork City, Finn Harps and Bohemians respectively.

UCD have also held the upper hand over Waterford in recent times as the hosts have won the last 3 encounters at home against them.


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Waterford Prediction – Can Waterford avoid bottom spot?

The visitors may be sitting third from bottom in the Irish top flight but recent form suggests it may not be too long before Friday’s opponents catch up.

Waterford find themselves a seemingly comfortable 7 points ahead of their hosts, UCD, but recent results have produced an alarming slump in form.

4 defeats out of their last 5 matches overall in the Irish Premier Division mean Waterford are far from guaranteed of all three points in this clash.

Losses to Bohemians, Dundalk, St Patrick’s Athletic and second from bottom side, Finn Harps is not great preparation for Friday’s visit to UCD.

An easy three points looks far from being the case for Waterford who have managed just 2 away wins throughout this Irish top flight season to date.

A poor away record of 2-3-6 11/19 includes wins at Cork City and St Patrick’s but they hold a poor record against UCD in recent times.

In addition, Waterford have failed to score in 5 of their 11 away matches so far this season and are up against UCD who have kept clean sheets in their last 2 home matches.


Key-Facts – UCD v Waterford

  • UCD will look to record a third consecutive home win in the Premier Division
  • UCD have won the last 3 encounters at home against Waterford
  • Waterford have managed just 2 away wins throughout this season to date


Betting Tips Verdict

UCD with home advantage should get something from this encounter on Friday night.