Coventry vs Derby County Betting Tips & Predictions

Coventry vs Derby County Betting

Coventry take on Derby for a match in the Championship this coming Saturday at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium. Coventry lie 20th in the table on 35 points after 34 matches. 3 points ahead after 33 matches Derby find themselves in a deplorable 19th place.

It has been a few rounds since Coventry last taste of success in the Championship and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Derby.

Stats and facts for Coventry and Derby.

  • teamlogoCoventry City did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Coventry City’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • teamlogoCoventry City conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoCoventry City scored in the last 4 of 6 matches.
  • teamlogoDerby County scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 2.5 in Derby County’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • teamlogoDerby County conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Derby County’s last 2 of 4 matches.


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Form Coventry vs Derby

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

Coventry continue to look blunt.

Coventry will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their 3 latest outings Coventry suffered a 1-0 away defeat against Swansea and went on to a 1-1 draw against Blackburn. Their latest game produced a 2-1 defeat against Middlesbrough.

Derby in nice flow.

Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Derby who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their 3 latest outings Derby earned a 2-0 win over Huddersfield and went on to a 1-1 draw with Nottingham F.. Their latest game produced a 4-0 defeat against Cardiff.

It has the look of an equal match up, however Derby still seem better value for a win here than ill-performing Coventry.

Coventry v Derby Fixture History

It finished all square on when Coventry last faced Derby in the Championship. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end. Recent meetings have had a tendency to be rather shy on goals as 6 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Derby enjoying a slight advantage having won 4 matches in the Championship. Coventry grabbed all 3 points in 2 matches while 4 matches ended all square.

Current standings

Coventry lie 20th in the table on 35 points from 34 matches. 3 points ahead following the first 33 matches Derby find themselves in a awful 19th place.

Full Time Betting

Coventry are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.50, as bookies predict Coventry are in with a 40% chance of beating Derby. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.00 on offer, while an away win for Derby pays out at 3.10. Coventry won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Derby lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.


The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 48% in this match. This equals odds around 2.10, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.73. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 58%. The last 10 home league games for Coventry averaged 1.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Derby the average total goals were 2.3 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 38%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.60 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.53. Coventry’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.6 goals a game. 3 of Coventry’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Derby’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.3 goals per game. 5 of the last 10 away matches for Derby went over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer


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