Coventry City vs Preston North End Prediction & Betting Tips

With both teams placed mid-table, Coventry and Preston have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Championship. Coventry is placed 15th with 51 points from 43 games. Preston occupies a position as 14th in the league on a meagre 52 points.

Although entering the match as outsiders, Coventry will keep their recent momentum in the Championship going.

Stats and facts for Coventry and Preston.

  • teamlogoCoventry City has won the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoCoventry City unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoCoventry City has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 3.5 in Coventry City’s last 3 of 5 matches.
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Preston North End’s last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Preston North End’s last 4 when playing away matches in the row.


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Form Coventry vs Preston

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Coventry on a roll.

Coventry enters this match on an outstanding note as past weeks have brought a very acceptable 12 points from a possible 18. In their last 3 matches, Coventry claimed a 1-0 win against Rotherham, followed by a 2-0 win against Barnsley. Their most recent match brought a 3-2 win against Stoke.

Preston in nice flow.

Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Preston, who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their 3 latest outings, Preston was outplayed by Brentford in a 5-0 defeat and went on to a 0-0 draw against Stoke. Their latest game produced a 3-0 win against Derby.

On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, however judging by recent performances Coventry look the value pick here at odds 2.30.

Coventry v Preston Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Goals on the menu:

The last time the pair played each other, Preston came away as 2-0 winners back in December 2020 in a match in the Championship. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. In 10 matches between the clubs, Preston has been the dominant force winning 7 times in 10 matches against Coventry in the Championship.

Current standings

Coventry lies 15th in the table with 51 points from 43 matches. 1 point ahead following the first 43 matches, Preston find themselves in 14th place.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Coventry to win pays out at 2.30, the best price for a draw is 3.10, while an away win for Preston returns you odds 3.30. Coventry won 5 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Preston lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.


Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. Coventry’s last 10 home league games averaged 1.9 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Preston, the average total goals were 1.8, with 2 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.67. Coventry’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.9 goals a game. 3 of Coventry’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Preston’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.8 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Preston went over 2.5 goals.

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