FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Coventry City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 13 out of 20 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 30 SepCardiff City2 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2007/2008Tue 12 FebCoventry City0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 25 AugCardiff City0 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 FebCoventry City2 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 12 AugCardiff City1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2005/2006Sun 30 AprCoventry City3 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
2005/2006Sun 06 NovCardiff City0 - 0Coventry CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 28 games played so far, Cardiff City's total of 45 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City64208214
Cardiff City63307212

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Cardiff City only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Ricoh Arena will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Cardiff City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.