Glenavon vs Portadown Prediction, Head-To-Head, Live Stream Time, Date, Team News, Lineups Odds, STATS, Tips, And Betting Trends, Where To Watch Live Northern Irish Premiership 2022 Today Who Will Win Match Details – December 26

Glenavon will be seeking for a better outcome today after losing 0-1 to Larne in their last Premiership encounter. Glenavon’s sole goal came from Sean Ward (80′ own goal). Glenavon has rarely displayed defensive tenacity in previous years. Glenavon has been scored against in 5 of their past 6 games, allowing 7 goals in the process.

After losing their previous Premiership game against Cliftonville, Portadown and their travelling fans will be hoping for a better outcome here. Gregory Moorhouse (12′) was Portadown’s lone scorer. Cliftonville’s goals came from Joe Gormley (40′, 43′, and 70′) and Ronan Hale (93′).


We believe Glenavon will be able to produce a high amount of chances and successful attempts on goal. Portadown, on the other hand, may struggle to break through, but we expect them to pull one back during this battle as well. As a result, we expect Glenavon to win by a 3-1 score after everything is said and done.

Head to head

A review of their previous clashes, dating back to 04/05/2021, indicates that Portadown has been defeated in these encounters. They haven’t won anything, but Glenavon has won 67% of their matches.

In these encounters, the two teams combined for 14 goals, with The Lurgan Blues scoring 11 and The Ports scoring three. This results in an average of 2.33 goals per game.

The last league meeting between the two occurred on Premiership match day 9 on September 30, 2022, which concluded with Portadown 1-1 Glenavon.

Chris Morrison was the official.

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Glenavon squad is:

  • Forwards:  Josh Doyle, Aaron Prendergast, Gary Hamilton, Eoin Bradley, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Peter Campbell.
  • Midfielders:  Matthew Snoddy, Conor McCloskey, Jamie Doran, Jack Malone, Michael O’Connor, Conor Scannell, Sean Ward, Robert Garrett, Isaac Baird, Harry Norton
  • Defenders:  Danny Wallace, Michael Glynn, Sean Carey, Calum Birney, Mark Haughey, Andrew Doyle, Conor Kerr, Harry Lynch
  • Goalkeepers:  Marc Matthews, Rory Brown. 

Portadown FC squad is:

  • Forwards:  Oisin Conaty, Igor Rutkowski, Gledis Cakaj, Alberto Baldé Almánzar, Jordan Jenkins, Don De Dieu Tantale, Jack Evans, Greg Moorhouse
  • Midfielders:  Lee Upton, Luke Wilson, Katlego Mashigo, Billy Stedman, Joshua Archer, Leo Donnellan, Zach Cowan
  • Defenders:  Howard Beverland, Tommy Smyth, Patrick McNally, Mark Russell.
  • Goalkeepers:  Ruadhan Mckenna, Jethren Barr. 

Betting tips

In terms of betting odds in the full-time outcome market, staking on Glenavon is best priced at 1.35, backing a draw is 5.25, and betting on Portadown to win is 7.8. They are the finest pricing available at the moment. For this match, our expert partners predict over 1.5 goals.

Glenavon has not lost in any of their past seven meetings with Portadown. Portadown has failed to win 18 of the last 19 Premiership games. Glenavon have scored in all nine of their Premiership encounters against Portadown. Portadown has let up goals in 18 of its previous 19 Premiership games.

Where to watch

During the 2022/23 season, Irish football will be shown on BBC and Sky Sports. The BBC will broadcast eight live matches from the Northern Ireland Premiership and will webcast an extra 30 live fixtures.

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