Ireland FAI League Cup Football Betting Tips and Prediction

Ireland FAI League Cup Football Match Preview and Prediction

1. Cork City vs St. Patrick's Athletic: Cork City face St. Patrick’s Athletic in the EA Sports Cup quarter final at Turner’s Cross on Tuesday night. Cork City are on an impressive run of form over the past few weeks and have registered three league wins in a row. Cork City sits second in the league and have qualified for the quarter final match after registering a victory against Waterford United with a 2-0 score. Cork City also won six out of seven games at home and lost only one game against Dundalk.

On the other hand, St. Patrick’s Athletic were unstable throughout the season, having suffered defeat to Bray Wanderers last Saturday in the SSE Airtricity League. St. Pats sits fifth in the league table and have qualified for the quarter final after a 4-1 win over Crumlin United. St. Patrick's Athletic are expected to play strong game in order to win their first league cup title since 2003. St Pats doesn't have a good record at away games having won just three out of the seven games.

In the injury news, Cork City will miss John Dunleavy, Alan Bennett, Kieran Djilali for the clash against St. Pats, while St. Pats have no new injury concerns. We expect a very close game here, but considering the past performances and standings we predict Cork City will win this game.

Prediction: Cork City To Win @ 2.10 at William Hill Sports

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2. Derry City vs Shamrock Rovers: Derry City face Shamrock Rovers in the EA Sports Cup quarter final at the Brandywell Stadium on Tuesday night. Derry City are on a poor run of form with just one win in their last five games in all competitions. Derry City recorded three defeats against Bohemian FC, Galway, and Dundalk FC, managed a win against Limerick FC, and faced a goalless draw against Longford Town. On the other hand, Shamrock Rovers are in strong form and remained undefeated in their last five games in all competitions with three wins and two draws. Shamrock Rovers had won against Bray Wanderers, Drogheda United, and Longford Town and had drawn games against Limerick FC and St. Patrick’s Athletic. Shamrock Rovers sits third in the league with 27 points, while Derry City sits eighth in the league table with just 13 points.

Derry City have lifted the League Cup ten times, while Shamrock Rovers have won the trophy only once in the 2014 edition. Derry City are playing without Philip Lowry, Josh Daniels, Ronan Curtis, Ciaron Harkin, while there are no injury concerns from Shamrock Rovers side. Shamrock Rovers are very good footballing side and are having a great season so we predict Shamrock Rovers will register a simple victory here.

Prediction: Shamrock Rovers To Win @ 2.15 at William Hill Sports

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