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GAA Betting preview – Roscommon fancied to stay within 15pts of Dublin

Its a tough match for Roscommon after losing to Tyrone last week, but the betting would suggest that Roscommon should stay with 15pts of Dublin. 

They meet for a second successive year in the ‘Super 8s’, with Dublin having won by 4 24 to 2-16 in Phase 3 in Croke Park last season. 

It’s 5-0 to Dublin from their five championship meetings with Roscommon. In the Allianz League, Dublin lead 20-8 with two draws from 30 games. Dublin beat Roscommon by 2-14 to 1-12 in Dr. Hyde Pak in this year’s Allianz League. 


Dublin 5-21 Louth 0-10 

Dublin 0-26 Kildare 0-11 

Dublin 1-17 Meath 0-4 (Leinster final) 

Dublin 5-18 Cork 1-17 (Super 8) 

Top Scorers Cormac Costello….1-25 (0-13 frees, 0-4’455′) Paul Mannion………0-14 

Con O’Callaghan…2-7 

Brian Fenton…...25 Ciaran Kilkenny…..1-7 

ROSCOMMON Roscommon 3-17 Leitrim 0-12 

Roscommon 2-12 Mayo 0-17 

Roscommon 1-13 Galway 0-12 (Connacht final) Tyrone 0-17 Roscommon 0-13 (Super 8) Top Scorers Conor Cox……..0-17 (0-7 frees) Diarmuid Murtagh…1-10 (0-7 frees) Shane Killoran……..…2-1 

Darren O’Malley….....0-5 (’458‘, 2 frees

PREVIOUS CHAMPIONSHIP MEETINGS 2018: Dublin 4-24 Roscommon 2-16 (All-Ireland quarter-final series – Round 3) 

2004: Dublin 1-14 Roscommon 0-13 (Qualifiers) 

1979: Dublin 0-14 Roscommon 1-10 (All-Ireland semi-final) 

1912: Dublin 2-4 Roscommon 1-1 (All-Ireland semi-final) 

1893: Dublin 1-9 Roscommon 1-1 (All-Ireland semi-final) 

Match betting

Dublin are unbackable at 1/50, you can back Roscommon at 22/1 with Boylesports.

Team News

Dublin (v Roscommon): Stephen Cluxton; David Byrne, Michael Fitzsimons, Philip McMahon; Jack McCaffrey, Cian O’Sullivan, John Small; Brian Fenton, Michael Darragh Macauley; Niall Scully, Cormac Costello, Brian Howard; Ciarán Kilkenny, Paul Mannion, Con O’Callaghan.

Roscommon:  Darren O’Malley; David Murray, Sean Mullooly, Conor Daly; Ronan Daly, Conor Hussey, Niall Daly; Tadgh O’Rourke, Shane Killoran; Brian Stack, Cathal Cregg, Niall Kilroy; Diarmuid Murtagh, Conor Cox, Enda Smith

Handicap betting

Roscommon can be backed at 10/11 with Betfred +15pts, Dublin can be backed -13 at 4/5 with Betvictor.

Total points

The weather is perfect for football and the total unders/overs is 43.5 which looks very high considering Roscommon do not concede many goals.


Roscommon will stay within 15pts of Dublin and backing under 43.5 also looks a good bet.



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