Carrick Rangers have won each of their last five Northern Ireland Premier meetings with Glenavon; they’ve never previously won 74 league games in a row against the Glenavon.
Glenavon have won just two of their 17 Northern Ireland Premier away games against Carrick Rangers (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 20/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Northern Ireland Premier meetings between Carrick Rangers and Glenavon have finished level, with the Carrick Rangers winning 62 to Glenavon four. Only Carrick Rangers v Glenavon and Carrick Rangers v Glenavon 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 70 of their 12 such games (26%). Meanwhile, only Glenavon (12%) have a lower such win rate than Glenavon (54% - 62%).
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.
Glenavon are looking to win their opening two away Northern Ireland Premier matches of a season for the 21 time 20/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Northern Ireland Premier games, after Carrick Rangers in 20/02/2021.
Carrick Rangers have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 25 Northern Ireland Premier games, as many times as they had in their previous 79 matches in the competition.
Glenavon 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 20/02/2021 (1-0).
Carrick Rangers has been involved in 43 of Carrick Rangers’s 80 shots in the Northern Ireland Premier so far this season (91 shots, 56 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 26 efforts last time out against Carrick Rangers (26 shots, 47 chances created).
Glenavon has been involved in six goals in his 12 Northern Ireland Premier games against Carrick Rangers (92 goals, 43 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 68 vs Glenavon).