Birmingham vs Coventry – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: September 16, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: September 16, 2022

Birmingham enjoy home advantage when visitors Coventry swing by this coming Saturday for a Championship clash.

Birmingham vs Coventry Stats

  • Birmingham have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • In 7 of the last 8 home matches Birmingham played, both teams scored
  • Birmingham have not won 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Birmingham have conceded in the last 8 home matches in a row
  • Birmingham have scored in 8 of the last 9 home matches
  • Coventry have not won the last 7 matches in a row
  • Coventry have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Coventry have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Coventry have conceded in the last 7 matches in a row
  • Coventry have lost 5 of the last 6 matches

Birmingham vs Coventry Lineups

Birmingham vs Coventry Preview

Birmingham look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Norwich, they were left empty-handed in a 1-2 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Preston in a 0-1 win. They followed that up with a 2-3 win against West Bromwich in their most recent outing. In their last six Championship matches at home, Birmingham have one win, while they’ve drawn two and lost three.

Coventry came away from their previous three games with just one point, as they lost 0-1 against Preston. A 3-0 defeat against Norwich followed, before a 2-2 draw with Luton. Coventry are winless in their last six away games in the Championship, in which they drew three and lost three. They conceded 13 goals while scoring eight themselves. Coventry proved themselves generous visitors in the Championship this season, as they conceded an astonishing 12 goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

Birmingham vs Coventry H2H

Their latest encounter was a belter of a game, which finished with a 2-4 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest on Saturday. Birmingham go into their upcoming match against Coventry with a 30% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 3-4-3 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Betting

Should Birmingham pull off a home win on Saturday, it could be an entertaining affair, since they only won one game to nil in their last 10 attempts.

Both Teams to Score

Coventry ended up winning 2-4 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium. Punters probably shouldn’t go looking for both teams to score, when Coventry come visiting Birmingham. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet seven times in their last ten matches. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.90 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

In the past ten encounters between Birmingham and Coventry over 2.5 goals came out two times, with Birmingham scoring an average of 0.9 goals per game. Coventry averaged 0.8 goals, while both teams scored three times. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in four of Birmingham’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.2 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.5 times in those matches.

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About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.