West Brom vs Coventry – Following a 3-0 FA Cup loss to Bristol City last time out, West Bromwich Albion won’t want a repetition of that result.
West Bromwich Albion enjoyed a 61% possession advantage in that contest and made 13 efforts on goal, scoring on seven of them. Bristol City, on the other hand, had 9 attempts at goal, with 5 of them being successful.
For Bristol City, goals came from Sam Bell (12′, 48′) and Alex Scott (28′). In 5 of the last 6 games involving West Bromwich Albion, three or more goals per game were scored.
During this time, opposition teams scored 10 goals, while West Bromwich Albion scored 12. As evidenced by their prior performance, West Bromwich Albion have lost both of their previous league games vs Coventry City and have gone undefeated in their past five league home games.
Coventry City will enter the contest fresh off a 2-0 Championship victory against Huddersfield Town. Coventry City enjoyed 44% of the game’s possession and 5 of its 9 shots on goal were successful.
The goals were scored by Gustavo Hamer (53′) and Kasey Palmer (71′) for Coventry City. Huddersfield Town had 6 shots, 4 of which were on goal.
Coventry City, led by Mark Robins, have scored 8 goals over the course of their last six games, averaging 1.33 goals per game.
Prior to this encounter, Coventry City had lost both of their league games when they faced West Bromwich Albion away from home.
West Brom vs Coventry – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matchups dating back to February 16, 2008, we can see that West Bromwich Albion has won three of them and Coventry City has won one, with two games ending in draws.
Over the course of those games, 10 goals were scored between them, with The Baggies scoring 8 and The Sky Blues scoring 2. That equals 1.67 goals per game on average.
The last league meeting between these teams was Championship Match Day 9 on December 21, 2022, with Coventry City defeating West Bromwich Albion 1-0 as the winner.
Coventry City had 45% of the possession in that game and eight of their 17 efforts on goal were on target. Viktor Gyökeres scored the goal (93′).
West Bromwich Albion, on the other hand, had 5 shots on goal, with 3 of them going in. Keith Stroud served as the official.
Since practically everyone is available for selection, West Bromwich Albion manager Carlos Corberán just needs to be concerned about one player’s fitness. Kean Bryan (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) has been eliminated from the race.
The Coventry City manager Mark Robins does not have any notable fitness worries going into this match thanks to a fully healthy roster to choose from.
West Bromwich Albion can and should maintain control of the game for extended periods of time, and they should be able to take advantage of some of the opportunities they create.
Coventry City, on the other hand, will have a difficult time scoring, but we think they can come back at some point.
What are the best odds for the game?
Turning to the betting odds in the 90-minute result market, putting your money on West Bromwich Albion can be had for 1.79, backing the draw is 3.72 and taking a punt on the winner to be Coventry City is 4.4. They are the most competitive bets offered at this very moment.