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Coventry City and Stoke City are in a battle to finish in the Championship’s top six. On Tuesday night, the two Championship rivals will meet at the Coventry Building Society Arena. Coventry City go into the midweek fixture in 10th place in the Championship. Seven points currently separate Coventry City from sixth-place Huddersfield.

Stoke City are ninth in the division ahead of Tuesday night’s match in Coventry. Six points separate Stoke City and Huddersfield in the fight for the final promotion playoff place. The battle for promotion is a tight one with second-place Bournemouth separated from Coventry City by just 12 points.

Earlier this season, Coventry City and Stoke City played a wild game at the Bet365 Stadium with five goals being scored. Coventry City came out on top of the fixture 3-2 in the end. The Sky Blues are unbeaten in three straight games in all competitions versus Stoke City.

Both teams go into the fixture on Tuesday night on the back of losses. Stoke City fell to first-place Fulham 3-2, while Coventry City lost 2-1 to Queens Park Rangers.

Coventry City vs Stoke City Betting Odds

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When these teams met earlier this season, the game ended 3-2 in favour of Coventry City. Tyler Walker opened the scoring for the Sky Blues in the 44th minute. Stoke City’s Jacob Brown levelled the game before the hour-mark, but Maxime Biamou put Coventry City back into the lead on 68 minutes.

Sam Clucas responded for Stoke City to make it 2-2 after 70 minutes. Coventry City’s Viktor Gyoekeres scored eight minutes later as the Sky Blues went on to win.

Mark Robins’ Sky Blues are out of form going into the game on Tuesday night. Coventry City took just five points from the last 18 points available in the league. Two of their last three Championship matches ended as losses. Coventry are priced at odds of 13/10 to win at full-time and to do the double over the Potters.

Stoke have took seven points from the last 18 points available in the league with three of their last four league matches ended as losses. The Bookies best betting odds on a Stoke City win at full-time are 23/10 which coincidently is the same price for a draw.

Coventry City vs Stoke City Team News

Mark Robins goes into Tuesday night with no fresh injury issues for Coventry City. Forward Matthew Godden is in good form for Coventry City going into the fixture with 10 goals in 17 appearances.

Victor Gyoekeres started the season well for Coventry City, but the Swedish forward has fallen off the goalscoring pace. He has nine goals in 24 appearances. He hasn’t scored in the Championship since bagging a brace on October 2.

Up to five players could miss out for Stoke City. Midfielder Romaine Sawyers has a thigh injury and is set to miss out until March. Goalkeeper Josef Bursik is ruled out until February with a thigh injury of his own. Midfielder Jordan Thompson has a knee issue that will force him out of the game.

Defender Harry Souttar has an ACL injury that will keep him out until the end of the season. Midfielder Nick Powell is ruled out until February with a leg issue. Jacob Brown, who scored against Coventry City earlier this season, leads Stoke City in goals with six.

Coventry City vs Stoke City H2H

When these teams met earlier this season, the game ended 3-2 in favour of Coventry City. Tyler Walker opened the scoring for the Sky Blues in the 44th minute. Stoke City’s Jacob Brown levelled the game before the hour-mark, but Maxime Biamou put Coventry City back into the lead on 68 minutes.

Sam Clucas responded for Stoke City to make it 2-2 after 70 minutes. Coventry City’s Viktor Gyoekeres scored eight minutes later as the Sky Blues went on to win.

Coventry City are undefeated in three straight games in all competitions versus Stoke City. The Sky Blues will feel confident of winning once more against Stoke City and ending their poor run of form. However, Coventry City have lost three straight home matches. Stoke City, on the other hand, have won two straight away games.

Coventry City vs Stoke City Prediction

Both teams to score: YES @ 17/20 - BET NOW

Both teams found the back of the net when Coventry City and Stoke City played earlier this season. Three of Stoke City’s last four Championship matches ended with both teams scoring goals. Five of Coventry City’s last six Championship matches saw both teams score goals. Our first prediction is for both teams to score on Tuesday in Coventry.

Correct score: Coventry City 1-2 Stoke City @ 11/1 - BET NOW

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Eight times this season, Stoke City have had a game finish with a 2-1 score line. The Potters may be out of form, but their last two road games ended in wins. Meanwhile, three straight Coventry City home games finished as losses. Two of Coventry City’s last five games ended 2-1 and both matches were losses. Two of Stoke City’s last four games finished 2-1. Our second tip is for a Stoke City 2-1 win.

Stoke City to win either half @ 23/20 - BET NOW

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Stoke City’s recent head-to-head record against Coventry City isn’t great, but our betting tips prediction is for the Potters to buck that trend. On Tuesday night, the Potters will win either half as they go on to claim a third straight away victory in the Championship. Coventry City are out of form and a loss to Stoke City may end their bid for a top-six place.

Stoke City have taken 17 points from 36 points possible on the road this season. Our final prediction is for Michael O’Neill’s team to continue their good road performances with another Victory away from the Bet365 Stadium. Stoke City should improve their bid for the Championship’s top six.

Coventry vs Stoke Betting Tips