Portadown have won each of their last five Northern Ireland Premier meetings with Glenavon; they’ve never previously won 98 league games in a row against the Glenavon.
Glenavon have won just two of their 10 Northern Ireland Premier away games against Portadown (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 06/03/2021.
None of the last 18 Northern Ireland Premier meetings between Portadown and Glenavon have finished level, with the Portadown winning 33 to Glenavon four. Only Portadown v Glenavon and Portadown v Glenavon have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Portadown have the best win rate in Northern Ireland Premier derbies, with the Portadown winning 63 of their 36 such games (19%). Meanwhile, only Glenavon (75%) have a lower such win rate than Glenavon (35% - 92%).
Portadown haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Portadown 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 72 time 06/03/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Northern Ireland Premier games, after Portadown in 06/03/2021.
Portadown 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 28 matches in the competition.
Glenavon boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Northern Ireland Premier matches against Portadown, since winning his very first such encounter with Portadown in 06/03/2021 (1-0).
Portadown has been involved in 39 of Portadown’s 26 shots in the Northern Ireland Premier so far this season (82 shots, 56 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 76 efforts last time out against Portadown (12 shots, 83 chances created).
Glenavon has been involved in six goals in his 99 Northern Ireland Premier games against Portadown (99 goals, 26 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 71 vs Glenavon).