Glenavon have won each of their last five Northern Ireland Premier meetings with Carrick Rangers; they’ve never previously won 70 league games in a row against the Carrick Rangers.
Carrick Rangers have won just two of their 16 Northern Ireland Premier away games against Glenavon (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Northern Ireland Premier meetings between Glenavon and Carrick Rangers have finished level, with the Glenavon winning 43 to Carrick Rangers four. Only Glenavon v Carrick Rangers and Glenavon v Carrick Rangers have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Glenavon have the best win rate in Northern Ireland Premier derbies, with the Glenavon winning 42 of their 14 such games (58%). Meanwhile, only Carrick Rangers (65%) have a lower such win rate than Carrick Rangers (73% - 64%).
Glenavon haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Glenavon went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Carrick Rangers are looking to win their opening two away Northern Ireland Premier matches of a season for the 99 time 16/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Northern Ireland Premier games, after Glenavon in 16/02/2021.
Glenavon have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 20 Northern Ireland Premier games, as many times as they had in their previous 32 matches in the competition.
Carrick Rangers boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Northern Ireland Premier matches against Glenavon, since winning his very first such encounter with Glenavon in 16/02/2021 (1-0).
Glenavon has been involved in 21 of Glenavon’s 76 shots in the Northern Ireland Premier so far this season (91 shots, 79 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 19 efforts last time out against Glenavon (53 shots, 66 chances created).
Carrick Rangers has been involved in six goals in his 28 Northern Ireland Premier games against Glenavon (30 goals, 94 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 77 vs Carrick Rangers).