Both are on two points after two games, but Limerick have a big advantage in scoring difference, standing at +13 while Clare are -12.
LAST FIVE CHAMPIONSHIP CLASHES 2018: Clare 0-26 Limerick 0-15 (Munster ’round robin) 2017: Clare 3-17 Limerick 2-16 (Munster semi-final) 2016: Clare 0-19 Limerick 0-15 (All-Ireland qualifiers) 2015: Limerick 1-19 Clare 2-15 (Munster quarter-final) 2013: Clare 1-22 Limerick 0-18 (All-Ireland semi-final)
This will be the fifth successive year they have met in the championship, with Clare winning in 2018-2017-2016-2-13, while Limerick won in 2015.
This will be the 57th championship game between the counties. Limerick won 35 to Clare’s 20 with one draw, from the previous 56.
Clare were the only team to beat Limerick in last year’s championship, winning by 11 points in the Munster ’round robin’ clash in Ennis.
Limerick’s final ’round robin’ game will be against Tipperary in Semple Stadium on Sunday week. Clare play their final game against Cork in Ennis on the same day.
Limerick are top price at 1/2 with Betfred, Limerick are top price at 5/2 with Ladbrokes, the draw can be backed with 10/1 with bet365
Limerick -3 at 5/4 with Betfred, Clare can be backed at +5 at 4/6 with Boylesports
Paddypower are under/over 49.5, we expected around 50 so there is not much value in this
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Clare have beaten Limerick the last three years, so 5/2 has to be value for small stakes.