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Blackpool vs Coventry City Live Stream, Predictions
Blackpool face off with visiting opponents Coventry City at Bloomfield Road in the Championship meeting on Saturday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Blackpool v Coventry City - as well as up-to-date odds.
📊 Form Guide
Blackpool will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 6-1 Championship success versus Queens Park Rangers.
In that game, Blackpool managed 38% possession and 16 shots at goal with 8 on target. For Blackpool, the scorers were Jerry Yates (3'), Andy Lyons (11', 48'), Curtis Nelson (14'), Jordan Thorniley (36') and Kenny Dougall (88'). At the other end, Queens Park Rangers got 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Chris Martin (43') scored for Queens Park Rangers.
Mick McCarthy's Blackpool have netted a sum total of 8 times over their prior 6 outings. The corresponding tally of goals that have been scored against them in that time is 7.
Analysis of their past results shows that Blackpool:
- have not lost a league tie with Coventry City in their last 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 home league matches.
In the game prior to this, Coventry City drew 1-1 in the Championship match with Wigan Athletic.
In that game, Coventry City managed 52% possession and 17 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Coventry City, the scorers were Viktor Gyökeres (52') and Kyle McFadzean (83' Own goal). Wigan Athletic got 10 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
A sequence of reliable displays by the Coventry City defenders has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their last 6 fixtures combined. Over that same period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 10. We will find out if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Ahead of this meeting, Coventry City are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
🤜🤛 Head to head
An examination of their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 21/08/2018 shows us that Blackpool have won 3 of these games and Coventry City 2, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A sum of 15 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 9 of them for The Seasiders and 6 netted by The Sky Blues. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.5.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Championship match day 18 on 29/10/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Coventry City 1-2 Blackpool.
On that occasion, Coventry City managed 55% possession and 16 shots at goal with 5 on target. Their only player to score was Kasey Palmer (40').
On the other side, Blackpool got 17 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Gary Madine (53') and Jerry Yates (80') scored.
The match was refereed by Darren Bond.
🗞️ Team News: Blackpool
It’s our opinion that The Seasiders look set to go for a 3-5-2 system for this game featuring Chris Maxwell, Jordan Thorniley, Curtis Nelson, James Husband, Andy Lyons, Charlie Patino, Callum Connolly, Kenny Dougall, CJ Hamilton, Jerry Yates and Keshi Anderson.
📋 Team News: Coventry City
We are inclined to think that The Sky Blues will likely play in a 3-4-1-2 formation, giving starts to Ben Wilson, Luke McNally, Callum Doyle, Kyle McFadzean, Brooke Norton-Cuffy, Ben Sheaf, Gustavo Hamer, Jake Bidwell, Josh Eccles, Matt Godden and Viktor Gyokeres.
We think that Blackpool will have to perform well to be putting a goal past this Coventry City lineup who we reckon will get the vital goal that wins it.
We’re therefore tipping a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning score for Coventry City at the end of this game.
Should be interesting.
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Victor Martins, 02:27 14/03/2023
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Bloomfield Road (16,616)
Captain: Chris Maxwell
Chairman: Simon Sadler
Manager: Mick McCarthy
Competitions: Championship position 22
🔑 Key Player: Jerry Yates
Regularly used in the Striker position, Jerry Yates was born in Doncaster, England. Having played his first senior match for Rotherham United in the 2014 - 2015 season, the skilful Forward has hit 9 league goals in the Championship 2022 - 2023 campaign to date in 35 appearances.
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