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Millwall host guests Coventry City at The Den in this Championship clash on Saturday.
View all of the Millwall v Coventry City predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Millwall enter this game after a 0-0 Championship tied result versus Swansea City.
In that game, Millwall had 36% possession and 10 shots on goal with 4 on target. At the other end, Swansea City had 12 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Millwall have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets recently, but they have also found ways to convert their own chances into goals. Looking at their last 6 games, Millwall have seen their goal breached in 5 of them in addition to scoring in 5 of those games. We will have to find out if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Coming into this clash, Millwall have not beaten Coventry City in their previous 2 matches in the league.
Coventry City will go into this meeting following a 1-0 Championship win vs Cardiff City in their last game.
In that game, Coventry City had 51% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Coventry City was Viktor Gyökeres (15'). At the other end, Cardiff City got 9 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
In 5 of the prior 6 games involving Coventry City, a comparatively low number of goals have been hit between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell is a mere 1.67, with the average goals for The Sky Blues being 1.
Coming into this fixture, Coventry City are undefeated by Millwall in away games against them for the last 3 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes going back to 15/08/2015 tells us that Millwall have won 1 of these games and Coventry City 4, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 21 goals were produced between them in these games, with 6 of them from The Lions and 15 created by The Sky Blues. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The last league clash between these sides was Championship match day 46 on 08/05/2021 when it ended Coventry City 6-1 Millwall.
That time, Coventry City managed 54% possession and 21 shots at goal with 10 of them on target. The goals were scored by Jordan Shipley (16'), Kyle McFadzean (45', 54' Own goal), Dominic Hyam (59'), Callum O'Hare (62'), Matty James (67') and Tyler Walker (84').
Millwall had 12 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
The referee was Michael Salisbury.
Team News: Millwall
There’s just one fitness concern for the Millwall boss Gary Rowett to contend with from an otherwise fully-primed squad. Maikel Kieftenbeld (Knock) won’t play.
Team News: Coventry City
Thanks to a largely healthy group, there is only the sole fitness worry for the Coventry City gaffer Mark Robins to be concerned with. Tyler Walker (Hip Injury) won’t be in action. Fankaty Dabo cannot play in this game through suspension.
Our assessment is that Coventry City and Millwall could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a draw. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 score draw at the end of this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Den (20,146)
Captain: Alex Pearce
Chairman: John Berylson
Manager: Gary Rowett
Competitions: Championship position 14, EFL Cup (Third Round)
⭐ Key Player: Benik Afobe
Typically taking to the field in the Striker position, Benik Afobe was born in Leyton, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Huddersfield Town in the 2010 - 2011 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the Championship 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 5 appearances.