Cardiff are placed 15 with seven points after six matches. Coventry occupy a position as 14 in the league on seven points.
The unsatisfactory results in recent Championship rounds left morale in tatters at Coventry. A win this coming Tuesday against Cardiff could be key to turning the tide again.
Cardiff are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They scored a steady 14 goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of 1.4 per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 17 goals, or an average of 1.7 a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to one clean sheets in this run.
Coventry are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 12 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.2 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of nine goals, and while Coventry claimed four clean sheets, they conceded an average of 0.9 goals per match.
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Cardiff played Coventry. The pair split the points in a 0-0 match, where no one managed to get the upper hand.
Cardiff vs Coventry Prediction
Cardiff have been a little inconsistent recently, as they beat Birmingham by 1-3. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 3-2 against Ipswich, before claiming three points in a 2-0 win against Swansea. Cardiff only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Championship matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew one and lost three, as they scored seven and conceded seven goals.
A top half finish is the dream target for Cardiff, although keeping their Championship status for another season has to be the priority.
In their previous three matches, Coventry drew 0-0 with Sunderland, 3-3 with Watford and 1-1 with Hull. Coventry claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Championship. They also drew four and were defeated one times, as they were outscored by six goals to six.
Cardiff’s priority for this season will be to stay clear of the relegation zone, while challenging for a spot in the upper half of the Championship.
For whatever reason, Coventry and Cardiff usually find goals tough to come by, when facing each other, and history makes under 2.5 goals our call here.
Cardiff won six points from their last three encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won two, scored five and let in three goals. Cardiff only drew once so far this season after six games played, in stead recording two wins and three defeats in the Championship. Coventry put one win, four draws and one defeat on the board in the Championship.
Cardiff vs Coventry Stats
- In the last 7 matches in a row Cardiff played, both teams scored
- Cardiff have scored in the last 10 home matches in a row
- In the last 7 Cardiff matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 10 home matches Cardiff played, both teams scored
- In 9 of the last 11 Cardiff home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Coventry have scored in the last 12 away matches in a row
- In the last 7 away matches in a row Coventry played, both teams scored
- Coventry have not lost 16 of the last 18 away matches
- Coventry have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Coventry played, both teams scored
Cardiff vs Coventry Squads
Erol Bulut will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Coventry from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Championship this season):
Jak Alnwick (0/5), Runar Alex Runarsson (0/1), Dimitrios Goutas (0/6), Jack Simpson (0/1), Jamilu Collins (0/5), Jonathan Panzo (0/0), Mahlon Romeo (0/2), Mark McGuinness (0/6), Perry Ng (0/5), Vontae Daley-Campbell (0/0), Aaron Ramsey (3/6), Andy Rinomhota (0/1), Callum O'Dowda (0/4), Ebou Adams (0/2), Joe Ralls (1/4), Josh Bowler (1/3), Kieron Evans (0/0), Manolis Siopis (0/4), Romaine Sawyers (0/0), Rubin Colwill (0/3), Yakou Meite (0/5), Callum Robinson (0/3), Ike Ugbo (3/6), Karlan Grant (0/6), Kion Etete (0/4), Ollie Tanner (1/4), Ryan Wintle (1/6).
This is the full squad of players that the Coventry head coach Robins will select from for his starting XI:
Ben Wilson (0/6), Bradley Collins (0/0), Simon Moore (0/0), Bobby Thomas (0/5), Jake Bidwell (0/3), Jamie Allen (0/0), Jay Dasilva (0/6), Joel Latibeaudiere (1/6), Josh Eccles (0/6), Kyle McFadzean (1/6), Liam Kitching (0/0), Luis Binks (0/1), Milan van Ewijk (1/6), Ben Sheaf (0/5), Justin Obikwu (0/0), Kasey Palmer (0/5), Liam Kelly (0/4), Tatsuhiro Sakamoto (0/4), Yasin Ayari (0/0), Bassala Sambou (0/0), Callum O'Hare (0/0), Ellis Simms (0/6), Fabio Tavares (0/0), Haji Wright (1/6), Matt Godden (3/6).
Cardiff vs Coventry Team News
When it comes to the match between Cardiff and Coventry at Cardiff City Stadium, the former has only one player unavailable for selection.
Josh Bowler sit this one out for Cardiff due to an injury.
It seems that Coventry are limited to just two players being absent or injured as they prepare for their match on Tuesday.
Coventry need to do without Fabio Tavares and Callum O'Hare, who are not fit enough to travel to Cardiff City Stadium.
Cardiff vs Coventry Lineups
Cardiff vs Coventry H2H
The match ended in a 0-0 draw in the previous outing between Cardiff and Coventry and should we get another draw, the bookies best price are at 12/5. Coventry look back on three wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Cardiff. The home side has a 40% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 4-3-3. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Cardiff vs Coventry Results
In four matches of the previous ten matches between Cardiff and Coventry both teams scored.
Cardiff vs Coventry Betting Tips
Aaron Ramsey look like value in the goal scoring market with three strikes to his name in six Championship matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Matt Godden adds to his three Championship goals come this coming Tuesday.
Cardiff won five of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Cardiff City Stadium. They drew three and lost two as well, while Coventry won four of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost two. Strap yourselves up for a goals at Cardiff City Stadium since both teams scored in seven of the last 10 home matches for Cardiff. The same occurred in eight of the last 10 league games away from home for Coventry.
Over 2.5 goals came up three times in the previous ten encounters between Cardiff and Coventry, as Cardiff scored 1.2 goals on average per game and Coventry averaging 0.8 goals. Both teams scored in four times of these matches. Cardiff saw over 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Coventry, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches.