The Division 1A hurling fixture of Westmeath v Waterford takes place at 2pm on Sunday. The game will be on in Cusack Park, Mullingar. We have a preview, team news and betting ahead of the game. To follow live scores of the game press the below link.
Westmeath come in to the game on the back of a heavy loss to Galway at Pearse Stadium. The Lake County lost out 1-24 to 0-10. Shane O’Brien will look for some sort of improvement here a loss here and his side will be up against it, with games against Limerick, Kilkenny and Cork to come. They will rely on players like Killian Doyle, Cormac Boyle and Eoin Price.
Waterford come into the game on the back of a win over Cork last time out. The Deise won 1-24 to Cork’s 3-17. Liam Cahill was delighted the way his side showed courage. He will be delighted with the performance of Iarlaith Daly at wing back, Stephen Bennett at full forward and Kieran Bennett in the half forward. Speaking to the Waterford News and Star said, “What this whole set up is about is finding the players that will give you the edge when the summer comes around,” “He continued, Really pleased. We’ll do it more as the league goes on but always trying to get a result as well. Exciting times ahead and looking forward to the next challenge that comes.”
Westmeath and Waterford have yet to name their sides for the game.
Westmeath are 9/1 to win this game, while Waterford are massive favourites at odds of 1/20. Backing Waterford -12 at 10/11 looks a great bet. There is no coverage of Westmeath v Waterford but highlights will likely be on league Sunday.