GLENAVON V LARNE
Glenavon head into this game following on from a 0-0 Premiership drawn game versus Linfield.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Glenavon have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Glenavon have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 9 goals along the way.
In their previous fixture, Larne drew 0-0 in the Premiership match with Carrick Rangers.
During their six latest matches, Tiernan Lynch's Larne have found the net a total of 11 times, giving them a goals per game average of 1.83.
Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals
GLENTORAN V LINFIELD
Glentoran will be wanting a better result here following a 0-3 Premiership losing effort in their last game against Crusaders.
Adam Lecky (9'), Ben Kennedy (55') and Aidan Wilson (66') scored for Crusaders.
It has not been often in recent times where Glentoran have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Glentoran have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 9 goals in the process. Such a trend isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, though.
Heading into this fixture, Glentoran are unbeaten in the league by Linfield in their previous 5 matches.
In their previous fixture, Linfield drew 0-0 in the Premiership tie with Glenavon.
David Healy's Linfield have managed to stick the ball in the net 8 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes adds up to 7.
Prediction: Both teams to score
CARDIFF V WEST BROMWICH
Cardiff City won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 5-1 Championship losing effort in their last game against Blackburn Rovers.
In that game, Cardiff City managed 61% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Cardiff City was Sean Morrison (58'). At the other end, Blackburn Rovers had 17 shots on goal with 10 on target. Sam Gallagher (24'), Ben Brereton (32', 45', 90') and Tyrhys Dolan (53') scored for Blackburn Rovers.
It’s not been often in recent games where Cardiff City have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Cardiff City have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 12 goals along the way.
Coming into this contest, Cardiff City have not won at home in their last 2 matches in the league.
West Bromwich Albion head into the meeting after a 2-1 Championship win vs Queens Park Rangers in their last fixture.
In that game, West Bromwich Albion had 52% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. The only player to score for West Bromwich Albion was Karlan Grant (75', 88'). For their opponents, Queens Park Rangers got 5 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Andre Gray (1') scored for Queens Park Rangers.
Throughout their six latest matches, Valérien Ismaël's West Bromwich Albion have turned their attacks into goals 5 times therefore earning them a goals scored per game average of 0.83.
Coming into this meeting, West Bromwich Albion are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Prediction: Both teams to score
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