Premiership prediction: Home win expected when Larne takes on Dungannon Swifts

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Competition: Northern Ireland Premiership
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Inver Park (1100 seats)

Larne warm up for Dungannon Swifts with expectations of winning all three points. Will they? Check our match preview!

Insights:
  • Larne have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Dungannon Swifts have the most conceded goals (57) in Premiership

The visiting Dungannon Swifts played their last game only four days ago, a Premiership match. That game, against Warrenpoint Town, was also an away game. It's a tiring schedule for Dungannon Swifts.

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Larne form and stats

5 victories, 4 draws and 1 defeat. That’s what Larne have to build on here at Inver Park in the Premiership.

Larne are returning here after visiting Glentoran in a Premiership game and winning with a 3-2 scoreline. McDaid and Scott scored the goal(s).

A strong away win before that one, visiting Carrick Rangers and winning 3-1.

It would be a shock if the hosts fail to win this game. Let's see how Larne have performed as huge favourites like they are today: four games found in the database showing two Larne wins, one draw and one defeat.

A decent goal production from Larne in their home games so far, with 17 goals from 10 league matches. Larne are not conceding a lot of goals here at Inver Park in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 8 from 10 matches.

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Dungannon Swifts form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Dungannon Swifts so far with only 9 points returning home. The records show 3-0-7 (win-draw-lose).

Two travels in a row for Dungannon Swifts, whose manager Shiels could celebrate last time after the Premiership win against Warrenpoint Town.

A loss against Linfield was the result prior to that, in a home game.

Nobody expects Dungannon Swifts to collect anything from a game like this. The team has been David versus Goliath seven times before, with the overall statistics of won zero, draw two and lost five. When defeated, four matches have been lost by two or more goals.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Dungannon Swifts have scored 13 goals in 10 league games away. People interested in "over 2,5 goals" betting will like to know that Dungannon concede an average of more than 2,5 goals per away match all on their own. Dungannon Swifts has visited these top teams three times, and 3 of 3 has ended with 2 goals or more!

Head 2 Head

It's not the first time these parties meet this season, as the results database show this recent match: Dungannon Swifts - Larne 2-4. Larne-Dungannon Swifts H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Larne seven wins, Dungannon Swifts one win, two draws. four of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

LarneD. McDaid
D. McDaid
9 goals
LarneL. Lynch
L. Lynch
6 goals
Dungannon SwiftsD. McBrien
D. McBrien
6 goals

Larne missing players

Dungannon Swifts missing players

Larne Dungannon Swifts
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
21 10 3 Played P 3 10 21
11 5 2 Won W 0 3 5
5 4 1 Drew D 0 0 1
5 1 0 Lost L 3 7 15
39 17 6 Scored S 0 13 27
25 8 0 Conceded C 9 26 57
95% 90% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
76% 70% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
62% 40% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 90% 76%
38% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 52%
24% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 30% 38%
62% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 52%
29% 40% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 5%
14% 20% 33% Failed to Score F T 100% 50% 43%
 
6.2 6.7 10.7 Corners for (avg) C F 1 3.1 3.7
3.4 3.3 2 Corners against (avg) C A 5.7 4.7 5
2 1.8 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.9 2.3
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.2 11.9 16.3 Shots (avg) S ( 9.7 7.9 8.6
5.9 5.1 8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.7 3.1 3.4
31% 30% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 42% 38%
 
6.5 5.1 3 Shots against (avg) S A 10.7 9.7 10.5
2.8 2.2 0.7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.3 4.5 5.1
Key stats in Premiership this season:
  • All of Dungannon Swifts's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Dungannon Swifts have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Dungannon Swifts have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Dungannon Swifts have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Dungannon Swifts have the fewest matches under the total-line (5) in Premiership
  • Dungannon Swifts have the most conceded goals (57) in Premiership
  • Dungannon Swifts have the most conceded goals in the first half (27) in Premiership
  • Dungannon Swifts have the most conceded goals in the second half (30) in Premiership
  • Dungannon Swifts haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Larne have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Linfield 21 13 7 1 40 11 10 6 4 0 17 4 11 7 3 1 23 7 29 46
2 Cliftonville 21 13 5 3 33 15 11 10 0 1 20 6 10 3 5 2 13 9 18 44
3 Glentoran 21 13 4 4 42 22 11 6 2 3 24 16 10 7 2 1 18 6 20 43
4 Larne 21 11 5 5 39 25 10 5 4 1 17 8 11 6 1 4 22 17 14 38
5 Crusaders 20 11 3 6 28 13 9 5 2 2 14 5 11 6 1 4 14 8 15 36
6 Ballymena United 21 10 1 10 25 29 10 6 1 3 16 11 11 4 0 7 9 18 -4 31
7 Coleraine 20 8 6 6 30 17 10 5 3 2 13 5 10 3 3 4 17 12 13 30
8 Glenavon 20 7 4 9 24 25 10 3 1 6 7 15 10 4 3 3 17 10 -1 25
9 Carrick Rangers 21 5 4 12 15 32 11 3 1 7 7 18 10 2 3 5 8 14 -17 19
10 Dungannon Swifts 21 5 1 15 27 57 11 2 1 8 14 31 10 3 0 7 13 26 -30 16
11 Portadown 21 2 6 13 20 46 10 0 5 5 11 18 11 2 1 8 9 28 -26 12
12 Warrenpoint Town 20 2 2 16 17 48 11 1 0 10 11 32 9 1 2 6 6 16 -31 8