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Waterford vs Longford Town Prediction, Odds and Free Betting Tips (20/08/2021)

The Irish Premier Division’s bottom two clubs meet at the Regional Sports Centre when Waterford host Longford Town on Friday. Read our expert predictions and find the latest odds for the contest below in our match preview.

Waterford vs Longford Town – Free Betting Tips & Predictions

Longford Town are without a win in 23 Premier Division matches ahead of their trip to take on Waterford. Read our top three predictions for Friday’s clash below.

Prediction 1

  • Match Result
  • Waterford to Win
  • 11/10

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Prediction 2

  • Total Goals
  • Under 2.5 Goals
  • 4/6

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Prediction 3

  • Win to Nil
  • Waterford
  • 12/5

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The odds presented here are always subject to change. One should check with the bookmaker before placing the bet. These odds are provided by William Hill, our recommended bookmaker for the big game.

Waterford to Win

Waterford’s four-game winning streak came to an end at high-flying St. Patrick’s Athletic last week, though we’re tipping the rapidly-improving Blues to get straight back to business against bottom club Longford. Town have failed to win any of their last 23 Premier Division assignments and having already lost twice to Waterford this term another disappointing evening is on the cards.

Under 2.5 Goals

Waterford are one of the Premier Division’s most-improved sides and their development has been built on solid defensive foundations. With their sound defensive structure a factor, under 2.5 goals has landed in five of their last seven league matches and we expect another low-scoring affair when the division’s lowest scorers, Longford, arrive at the Regional Sports Centre on Friday.

Waterford to Win to Nil

Drawing from the same reasoning above, bettors could find success by backing Waterford to win to nil this week. Goal-shy Longford have failed to score for three straight Premier Division tussles and they managed to score only once in their last six meetings with Waterford combined. The Blues beat Town to nil when the sides last faced off in Waterford in April and another clean sheet for the hosts looks possible on Friday.

Waterford vs Longford Town: Match Preview

Waterford

Waterford slipped back to second last place when they were beaten at St. Pat’s last time out, though the Blues’ competitive performance against one of the Premier Division’s leading clubs highlighted just how much they have improved under manager Marc Bircham. On their own patch, Waterford have collected seven points from the last nine on offer despite a taxing gauntlet of fixtures against some of the competition’s biggest names.

Longford

Longford’s campaign has been an overwhelmingly miserable one, though their 3-0 defeat at home to fellow relegation candidates Finn Harps last week felt like a fresh nadir. Town haven’t won a single Premier Division match since their opening day triumph over Derry City and a swift return to the second-tier is inevitable.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Waterford vs Longford Town

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

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Waterford vs Longford Town Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions

What stadium will the match be played at?

Friday’s game will be played at the Regional Sports Centre in Waterford.

When does this fixture kick off?

The game is scheduled to start at 20:45 CET (GMT +1) on August 20.

Which player should I look out for this week?

Junior Quitirna has scored three times in his last five appearances for Waterford and the midfielder is one to watch again on Friday.