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Coventry City will be at Vitality Stadium on Saturday for the Championship clash with hosts Bournemouth.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Bournemouth v Coventry City are shown on this page (plus the best game odds).
Bournemouth, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-2 Championship success over Blackburn Rovers.
In that match, Bournemouth had 43% possession and 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. For Bournemouth, the goals were scored by Philip Billing (29') and Arnaut Danjuma (75'). At the other end, Blackburn Rovers had 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Jonathan Woodgate's Bournemouth have celebrated scoring a sum total of 11 times over their prior six outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in that same time stands at 8.
Coming into this meeting, Bournemouth haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Coventry City come into this meeting after a 3-1 Championship win versus Bristol City in their previous outing.
In that game, Coventry City had 44% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Coventry City, the goals were scored by Leo Østigård (9'), Matt Godden (63') and Viktor Gyökeres (87'). On the other side, Bristol City had 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Nahki Wells (79') was the scorer for Bristol City.
Mark Robins's Coventry City have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 5 times throughout their latest six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that same period adds up to 8.
Coming into this contest, Coventry City haven’t won away from home in the past 7 league games.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between these sides was Championship match day 4 on 02/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Coventry City 1-3 Bournemouth.
That time, Coventry City managed 37% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Their only player to score was Matt Godden (39').
On the other side, Bournemouth got 19 shots on goal with 10 on target. Jefferson Lerma (7') and Dan Gosling (51', 60') scored.
The match was refereed by Jarred Gillett.
Team News: Bournemouth
Bournemouth boss Jonathan Woodgate will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash with a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Coventry City
Coventry manager Mark Robins has to choose a team with limited availability. Tyler Walker (Hip Injury) and Jodi Jones (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here.
When taking all factors into account, Bournemouth have it within them to get the goals that they need when they face Coventry City, who won’t find it easy finding the net themselves.
We’re therefore expecting to see a decent 2-0 margin for Bournemouth when all’s said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Vitality Stadium (11,364)
Captain: Steve Cook
Chairman: Jeff Mostyn
Manager: Jonathan Woodgate
Competitions: Championship position 7
🔑 Key Man: Junior Stanislas
Usually playing in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Junior Stanislas was born in Eltham, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Southend United in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Midfielder has netted 9 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 30 appearances.