Carrick Rangers have won each of their last five Northern Ireland Premier meetings with Coleraine; they’ve never previously won 70 league games in a row against the Coleraine.
Coleraine have won just two of their 16 Northern Ireland Premier away games against Carrick Rangers (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Northern Ireland Premier meetings between Carrick Rangers and Coleraine have finished level, with the Carrick Rangers winning 76 to Coleraine four. Only Carrick Rangers v Coleraine and Carrick Rangers v Coleraine have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Carrick Rangers have the best win rate in Northern Ireland Premier derbies, with the Carrick Rangers winning 37 of their 73 such games (21%). Meanwhile, only Coleraine (94%) have a lower such win rate than Coleraine (96% - 90%).
Carrick Rangers haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Carrick Rangers went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Coleraine are looking to win their opening two away Northern Ireland Premier matches of a season for the 61 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Northern Ireland Premier games, after Carrick Rangers in 23/02/2021.
Carrick Rangers have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 15 Northern Ireland Premier games, as many times as they had in their previous 22 matches in the competition.
Coleraine boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Northern Ireland Premier matches against Carrick Rangers, since winning his very first such encounter with Carrick Rangers in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Carrick Rangers has been involved in 20 of Carrick Rangers’s 20 shots in the Northern Ireland Premier so far this season (34 shots, 78 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 75 efforts last time out against Carrick Rangers (39 shots, 46 chances created).
Coleraine has been involved in six goals in his 72 Northern Ireland Premier games against Carrick Rangers (62 goals, 33 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 96 vs Coleraine).