FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 15 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Coventry City fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Coventry City at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, The Blades have recorded 9 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in March 2008, the The Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 11 MarSheff. Utd.2-1Coventry CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 DecCoventry City0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 MarCoventry City2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 27 AugSheff. Utd.2 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2004/2005Sun 26 DecCoventry City1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 25 SepSheff. Utd.1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Fri 26 DecCoventry City0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Blades, with 4 goals against.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 7 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 7 points from their 5 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.641112513
Coventry City6213797

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Coventry City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Blades. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Coventry City 6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 4 most recent games.