Leaders Dundalk are well worth a wager to show dominance
Waterford's leaky defence is major concern
Premier Division From 7.45pm Monday
Waterford's shock loss to Limerick on Friday, when Dundalk and Cork both won comfortably, allied to Derry's defeat to St Patrick's, did nothing for the prospects of a more open battle for the championship, and the Blues look hugely up against it on Monday night.
Waterford's concession of six goals against Limerick was shocking stuff and they should be much more focused on defending against Dundalk. However, John Kavanagh, Garry Comerford and Derek Daly are all injured and Stanley Aborah is suspended.
Dundalk's squad depth is the reason many people expect them to win the league. They finished their 2-0 victory over Bohemians strongly on Friday and should dominate once more against Waterford. They are a confident bet to win by at least two goals.
Pat's are seven points ahead of Rovers, showing how much they have progressed since barely creating a chance when the sides met earlier in the season in Tallaght.
They make some appeal in the draw-no-bet market as they will surely go into this game with far greater confidence than Rovers.
Dundalk -1 on handicap
2pts 11-10 BoyleSports
St Patrick's draw no bet
1pt 6-4 bet365, Sky Bet
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