Shamrock have only won one of their last five league matches and whilst they have lost just one of their last five at home, they have not won any of their last three on home soil.
Bohemians have failed to win any of their last three Premier Division matches but are unbeaten in their last three at home.
Finn Harps fell to defeat in their bottom-of-the-table clash with UCD meaning they now have just one win from their last eight league games.
Derry are unbeaten in their last six in the league but suffered a disappointing draw in their last game as they failed to beat UCD.
UCD have picked up four points from their last two matches and the two clean sheets have been vital to their form.
Waterford have now won just one of their last six league matches after a home defeat to St. Patrick's in their last game.
UCD brought their 11-match losing streak to an end as they edged past Finn Harps in their last contest. They will hope that they can also end their long wait for an away win as they travel to Derry but that may be a tough ask as they are unbeaten in their last five and should be able to win here.
Waterford have suffered three defeats in their last four Premier Division matches whilst they have only won one of their last five at home.
UCD have now lost 11 consecutive league matches after they were on the end of a heavy loss last time out against Sligo.
Shamrock bounced back from losing to Dundalk in their top of the table clash by beating St. Patrick's.
Derry have lost just one of their last four home games in the Premier Division but face a huge challenge against Dundalk.
Cork's winless run was extended to five league matches as they failed to beat Finn Harps last time out and now face a tough challenge against Bohemians.
Waterford defeated UCD in their last home game to make it just one defeat in their last eight on home soil.
UCD have now lost their last nine matches in the league but did put in a battling display away at league leaders Dundalk in their last game.