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Championship: Coventry vs Leicester – Betting preview

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Ace Football team offers the Championship round 27 match preview for Coventry and Leicester who meet up on Saturday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.

Coventry enjoy home advantage when visitors Leicester swing by this coming Saturday for a clash in the Championship.

The Foxes enjoy the view from the top of the table with 65 points after 26 league matches this season. Meanwhile, Coventry find themselves positioned as number 8 in the Championship with 37 points following 26 rounds.


Team form: Coventry vs Leicester

Coventry Form

Coventry should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Swansea, before beating first Middlesbrough by 1-3, then Oxford in a 6-2 win. Coventry claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship. They also drew three but remained undefeated, as they scored eight and conceded three goals.

Leicester Form

Leicester look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting against Cardiff, who were defeated by 0-2. Then, Huddersfield got outclassed in a 4-1 win, before beating Millwall by 2-3. Leicester won half of their previous six away matches in the Championship, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored nine goals whilst conceding six.

Betting stats for Coventry and Leicester

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Coventry and Leicester played across all tournaments.

  • Coventry have not lost 16 of the last 18 home matches
  • Coventry have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
  • In 9 of the last 10 Coventry home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Coventry home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Coventry have not lost 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Leicester have not lost the last 10 matches in a row
  • Leicester have scored in 21 of the last 23 away matches
  • Leicester have not lost 16 of the last 18 away matches
  • Leicester have scored in 20 of the last 22 matches
  • Leicester have won 7 of the last 8 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Players under the radar: Coventry vs Leicester

Stephy Mavididi scored four goals in six Championship games for The Foxes. This took his total for the season up to nine goals scored in the Championship. Tatsuhiro Sakamoto is the man to point out for the home side, scoring five times in six Championship outings.

Full-time result

Coventry are without defeat in seven Championship matches on the spin. In their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, Coventry won five times, drew four, and lost one time. Leicester claimed seven wins, two draws, and one defeat in their last 10 games away. The Foxes have hit a nice vein of form with 10 Championship matches now without losing. They’ve remained without defeat in five away games in the league.

Both teams to score

Coventry scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Astonishingly, Leicester scored the opening goal of the match in eight of their last ten games. Leicester managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. The Foxes have scored in three consecutive away meetings with Coventry.

Total goals

Coventry scored in their last 10 Championship matches. In the past ten matches for Coventry in all competitions, there were over 2.5 goals in five of them, with an average of 2.2 goals scored by Coventry. Leicester had over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches in all tournaments. They scored an average of 2.6 goals. Leicester also scored in their last 10 Championship matches.

Betting prediction: Coventry vs Leicester

To sum up, the upcoming match between Coventry and Leicester 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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