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The Championship game at Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday will see home side Cardiff City fighting it out with Coventry City.
All Cardiff City v Coventry City match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Cardiff City will be looking for another win after the 2-0 Championship victory against Swansea City.
In that match, Cardiff City had 49% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For Cardiff City, the goals were scored by Ollie Tanner (71') and Aaron Ramsey (86'). At the other end, Swansea City had 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
At least three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Cardiff City have participated. Opposing sides scored 9 of them in this period while Cardiff City managed a tally of 9.
Coming into this meeting, Cardiff City have not beaten Coventry City in their previous 2 matches in the league.
In their last fixture, Coventry City drew 1-1 in the Championship tie with Hull City.
In that match, Coventry City managed 42% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Coventry City was Joël Latibeaudiere (27'). On the other side, Hull City had 18 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Aaron Connolly (87') scored for Hull City.
During their six previous matches, Mark Robins's Coventry City have slotted home a total of 9 times - giving them a goals per game average of 1.5.
Pre-game facts show that Coventry City:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 5 league matches.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 25/11/2020 shows us that Cardiff City have won 2 of them and Coventry City 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A total of 9 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 5 for The Bluebirds and 4 coming from The Sky Blues. That’s an average goals per game of 1.5.
The last league encounter between these sides was Championship match day 25 on 29/12/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Coventry City 0-0 Cardiff City.
In that match, Coventry City managed 58% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 on target.
On the other side, Cardiff City had 6 shots at goal with 2 on target.
The referee was Anthony Backhouse.
Team News: Cardiff City
There is just the sole fitness concern for the Cardiff City manager Erol Bulut to be concerned with from an otherwise complete set of players. Callum Robinson (Biceps femoris muscle injury) is sidelined.
Team News: Coventry City
In an otherwise healthy group, there’s just the one fitness worry for the Coventry City gaffer Mark Robins to be concerned with. Callum O'Hare (Cruciate Ligament Injury) won’t be playing here.
We’re of the opinion that Coventry City and Cardiff City could find scoring goals difficult here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We therefore see a very close game with a 0-0 score when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium (33,316)
Captain: Joe Ralls
Chairman: Mehmet Dalman
Manager: Erol Bulut
Competitions: Championship position 19, EFL Cup (Third Round)
🔑 Star Man: Aaron Ramsey
Typically taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Aaron Ramsey was born in Caerphilly, Wales. Having made his senior debut playing for Cardiff City in the 2006 - 2007 season, the talented Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in the Championship 2023 - 2024 season to date in 5 appearances.