Crusaders - Cliftonville predictions and free betting tips [18/09/2023]
An important match awaits in Northern Ireland, where on Monday a clash between Crusaders and Cliftonville teams will take place. Both clubs will be contending for a victory in the Premier League tournament. I'm placing my bet on the home team's triumph.
Current form of Crusaders
The Crusaders are currently sitting in the 4th place in the league table after having played 6 matches. The team has demonstrated impressive results with 4 wins, 0 losses, and 2 draws. Overall, Crusaders have scored 20 goals and conceded 4. Their last encounter was against the team of Loughgall, concluding with a 1:1 score. A goal from P. Heatley allowed Crusaders to take an initial 1:0 lead. Subsequently, Loughgall's Duke received a red card on the 76th minute of the match. However, on the 85th minute, a goal from B. Magi for Loughgall levelled the score 1:1. In the league table, Loughgall holds the 5th place with 11 points after 7 played matches. They have 3 victories, 2 losses.
Current form of Cliftonville
Cliftonville's last played match saw them go up against Glentoran on the 2nd of September, and they lost with a score of 0:1. The only goal was scored by McClean on the 76th minute of the game. At present, Cliftonville holds the 7th spot in the Premiership league table for the 2023/2024 season. They have played 6 matches thus far, out of which they have won 3, lost 2 and drew 1. Overall, Cliftonville scored 12 goals and conceded 4. Currently, Cliftonville accumulate 10 points. Glentoran holds the lead in the league table, with the team playing 8 matches, winning 5, losing 1 and amassing 17 points.
Match prediction for Crusaders vs Cliftonville
An analysis of the teams' head-to-head encounters reveal the following results: Out of 102 matches, Crusaders notched up 43 victories, Cliftonville secured 27 wins and 32 matches ended in a draw. With the home side already netting 20 goals at the start, I'm betting on their victory in the forthcoming match.