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Championship: Coventry vs Leeds – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship round 41 match between Coventry and Leeds and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Coventry enjoy home advantage, when visitors Leeds swing by this coming Saturday for a clash in the Championship. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.

One spot behind the leader of the table, Leeds have claimed 86 points after 40 rounds, while Coventry have amassed 60 points and are now ranked as number 7 in the Championship standings.


Form: Coventry vs Leeds

Coventry Form

In their last three matches, Coventry beat Wolverhampton by 2-3 and Huddersfield by 1-3, before losing against Cardiff by 1-2. Coventry won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored 13 and conceded nine goals.

Leeds Form

Leeds are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Millwall by 2-0. This was followed by a 2-2 with Watford and a 3-1 win against Hull. Leeds recorded a very decent outcome of four wins from six away matches in the Championship, in which they banged in 12 goals, whilst conceding three. They remained undefeated, but did draw twice.

Betting stats for Coventry and Leeds

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Coventry and Leeds. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • In 17 of the last 19 Coventry matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Coventry have scored in 26 of the last 27 matches
  • In 13 of the last 14 Coventry matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Coventry have not lost 19 of the last 21 home matches
  • Coventry have scored in 21 of the last 22 matches in the Championship
  • Leeds have not lost the last 14 matches in a row in the Championship
  • Leeds have scored in the last 18 matches in a row
  • Leeds have scored in the last 14 matches in a row in the Championship
  • Leeds have not lost 17 of the last 18 matches
  • Leeds have won 12 of the last 14 matches in the Championship

Players on top: Coventry vs Leeds

Ellis Simms look like value in the goal scoring market with six strikes to his name in six Championship matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Daniel James adds to his three Championship goals come on Saturday.

Popular betting markets: Coventry vs Leeds

Full-time result

Coventry won six of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing two and losing two as well. Leeds won seven from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost one in this run. Leeds struck a rich vein of form some weeks ago, as they are now without defeat in nothing less than 15 matches in a row. Leeds didn’t lose any of their 7 most recent away games. Leeds have not lost to Coventry in 5 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Coventry scored first in six of their last ten home games. Leeds scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Coventry managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. Coventry have scored in 4 consecutive home meetings with Leeds.

Total goals

Coventry saw over 2.5 goals in nine of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Leeds’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.2 goals in these matches. Coventry’s last 6 matches had more than three goals. Leeds scored at least one goal in their last 15 matches.

Recommended tip: Coventry vs Leeds

To sum up, the upcoming match between Coventry and Leeds seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Championship game.

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