Betting preview: Blackburn Rovers vs Coventry City should be interesting

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Ewood Park (31367 seats)

Championship: Two sides who have performed well up to now. Prepare for Blackburn Rovers - Coventry City with this thorough guide!

Insights:
  • Blackburn Rovers have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Coventry City have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in Championship

Both sides have had adequate rest since their previous effort on the pitch. Let's hope for an enthusiastic match!

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Blackburn Rovers form and stats

All-inclusive Championship results playing at home this season for Blackburn Rovers are 3-1-1 (wins-draws-losses). Blackburn has recorded two wins in a row here at Ewood Park, increasing their hopes of victory in this match.

Blackburn are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Blackpool. John Buckley (midfield was the top team player in that game with a rating of 7.92/10. Buckley served one assist and hit four key passes.

Heartbreak before that as Blackburn lost 2-3 at Huddersfield Town's place.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Blackburn have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found six matches with the results: Won two, drawn three and lost one.

Blackburn Rovers are traveling soon after this match as the Championship match at Queens Park Rangers awaits in three days.

The Blackburn manager T. Mowbray has got the team scoring with 12 from 5 home games in the league. On the other hand, Blackburn Rovers have conceded 6 goals.

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Coventry City form and stats

The visitors are W1-D1-L3 on the road this term. That's in the Championship.

Coventry are travelling after their nice 4-1 home win in the Championship against Fulham (placed 5th). Viktor Gyökeres, attacking player, was the top performer on the team in that game, scoring a match rating of 8.81. Gyökeres scored two goals and dribled past the opponent 2 of 3 times.

Preceding that game, the 0-5 loss visiting Luton Town's place.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 15 similar matches played by Coventry in our archives, and the results are: four wins for Coventry City, six draws and five defeats.

There might be some complaints about the fixture list from the Coventry manager M. Robins as the team has another away game coming up in only four days, this time against Preston North End.

There's been a serious shortage of goals from Coventry's away games in the league this season with only 2 goals from 5 matches. Coventry have conceded 9 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

As for the last six games between these two teams, there's two Blackburn victories, two draws and two Coventry City wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

BlackburnB. Brereton
B. Brereton
10 goals
Coventry CityV. Gyökeres
V. Gyökeres
9 goals
Blackburn RoversS. Gallagher
S. Gallagher
3 goals

Blackburn Rovers missing players

Coventry City missing players

Blackburn Rovers Coventry City
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 1 5 11
4 3 0 Won W 0 1 7
4 1 0 Drew D 0 1 1
3 1 1 Lost L 1 3 3
19 12 1 Scored S 0 2 16
14 6 2 Conceded C 2 9 12
91% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
91% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 60% 73%
64% 80% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 45%
27% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 18%
18% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 18%
82% 80% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 20% 36%
18% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 36%
9% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 60% 27%
 
3.8 4 5 Corners for (avg) C F 11 7.6 6.6
5.7 5.4 6 Corners against (avg) C A 5 5 4.8
1.9 2 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.8 2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
10.6 13.8 7 Shots (avg) S ( 15 13.2 14.2
4.2 5.6 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3 4.4
41% 43% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 13% 33%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • All of Blackburn Rovers's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Blackburn Rovers have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Blackburn Rovers have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Coventry City have scored away.
  • Blackburn Rovers have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Blackburn Rovers haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Coventry City have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Coventry City have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in Championship
  • Coventry City haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 11 7 4 0 18 8 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 25
2 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 4 1 20 9 5 3 2 0 10 4 6 3 2 1 10 5 11 22
3 Coventry City 11 7 1 3 16 12 6 6 0 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 2 9 4 22
4 Stoke City 11 6 3 2 15 11 6 5 1 0 10 4 5 1 2 2 5 7 4 21
5 Fulham 11 6 2 3 23 13 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 3 1 2 13 9 10 20
6 Queens Park Rangers 11 5 3 3 22 16 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 2 1 2 11 9 6 18
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 16 14 5 3 0 2 9 9 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 17
8 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 4 3 19 14 5 3 1 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 16
9 Bristol City 11 4 4 3 14 13 5 0 4 1 3 4 6 4 0 2 11 9 1 16
10 Reading 11 5 1 5 17 19 5 3 1 1 11 8 6 2 0 4 6 11 -2 16
11 Millwall 11 3 6 2 11 11 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 1 4 1 5 6 0 15
12 Blackpool 11 4 3 4 11 14 6 3 0 3 4 7 5 1 3 1 7 7 -3 15
13 Luton Town 11 3 5 3 18 16 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 1 2 2 7 8 2 14
14 Sheffield United 11 3 3 5 14 16 5 2 1 2 10 7 6 1 2 3 4 9 -2 12
15 Middlesbrough 11 3 3 5 11 13 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 1 2 3 3 6 -2 12
16 Birmingham City 11 3 3 5 10 15 6 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 -5 12
17 Nottingham Forest 11 3 2 6 14 14 5 0 1 4 4 9 6 3 1 2 10 5 0 11
18 Preston North End 11 2 5 4 12 15 5 2 2 1 7 7 6 0 3 3 5 8 -3 11
19 Swansea City 11 2 5 4 9 14 5 1 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 7 11 -5 11
20 Cardiff City 11 3 2 6 12 19 6 1 1 4 5 10 5 2 1 2 7 9 -7 11
21 Hull City 11 2 3 6 8 15 6 1 2 3 4 8 5 1 1 3 4 7 -7 9
22 Barnsley 11 1 5 5 7 14 6 1 2 3 3 6 5 0 3 2 4 8 -7 8
23 Peterborough United 11 2 2 7 12 23 6 2 2 2 9 7 5 0 0 5 3 16 -11 8
24 Derby County 11 3 5 3 7 8 6 2 4 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 2 5 -1 2

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.