Coventry City vs West Bromwich Albion – Preview, and Prediction

Coventry City vs West Bromwich Albion -After losing to Norwich City 3-0 in the last game of the Championship, Coventry City will be hoping for a better outcome today.

Coventry City had 39% of the possession in that game and 1 of their 7 shots on goal were successful. Seven of Norwich City’s 14 goal attempts found the back of the net.

For Norwich City, goals were scored by Teemu Pukki (14′), Josh Sargent (45′), and Kieran Dowell (81′). Coventry City hasn’t been able to hold out for an entire 90 minutes in recent memory all that often.

The truth is that Coventry City’s defence has been breached in six of their previous six games, resulting in 15 goals being conceded. If that pattern holds true for this game, we’ll find out soon enough.

Coventry City had lost their previous four league games to West Bromwich Albion going into this encounter. West Bromwich Albion and Burnley tied 1-1 in their most recent match in the Championship.

West Bromwich Albion controlled 53% of the ball during that game and attempted 23 goals, eight of which were successful. Brandon Thomas-Asante was the lone scorer for West Bromwich Albion (98′).

Burnley, on the other hand, made 11 attempts at goal, of which 4 were successful. 30 seconds in, Burnley scored through Jay Rodriguez.

The statistics speak for themselves: West Bromwich Albion have allowed opponents to score in 5 of their last 6 games, totaling 7 goals. West Bromwich Albion needs to tighten things up at the back.

Coventry City vs West Bromwich Albion – Betting Analysis

It doesn’t get much better in terms of selection, with Coventry City boss Mark Robins only having to worry about fitness thanks to a virtually intact roster. There will be no Marcel Hilßner (Cruciate Ligament Rupture).

Steve Bruce, the manager of West Bromwich Albion, has no fitness concerns going into this game because his entire injury-free squad is available.

Looking back at their previous head-to-head matches from the 04/12/2007 season, we can see that Coventry City has won one, West Bromwich Albion has won three, and there have been two draws.

15 goals total were scored by them throughout this time, with 5 coming from the Sky Blues and 10 from the Baggies. That equals 2.5 goals per game on average.

Coventry City vs West Bromwich Albion – Head-to-Head

 

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Our Prediction: Away Win or Draw