Coventry vs Sheffield United – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 17, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 17, 2022

The spotlight is on Coventry and Sheffield United, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other on Wednesday at Coventry Building Society Arena in the Championship. One spot behind the leader of the table, Sheffield United have claimed 25 points after 14 rounds, while Coventry have amassed ten points and sit bottom of the Championship table.

Coventry vs Sheffield United Stats

  • Coventry have not won 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Coventry have conceded in 11 of the last 12 home matches
  • Coventry have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
  • Coventry have lost 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Coventry have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Sheffield United have scored in 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Sheffield United have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Sheffield United have scored in the last 6 away matches in a row
  • Sheffield United have not lost 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Sheffield United have not won the last 3 matches in a row

Coventry vs Sheffield United Lineups

Coventry vs Sheffield United Preview

Bottom of the league Coventry delivered a bit of everything as their last three matches added four points to their tally. An encounter with Bristol City brought a 0-0 draw, which was followed by a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Burnley. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Cardiff by 0-1. Coventry claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Championship, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored four and conceded nine goals.

Paul Heckingbottom’s Sheffield United came away from their previous three games with just one point, as they lost 0-1 against QPR. A 3-1 defeat against Stoke followed, before a 3-3 draw with Blackpool. Sheffield United managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Championship away matches, in which they scored nine while also conceding six times. They also experienced two draws and one defeat.

Coventry vs Sheffield United H2H

Coventry ended up winning 4-1 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at Coventry Building Society Arena. Neither side have been the dominant force in recent meetings between Coventry and Sheffield United, as Sheffield United won four of the last ten Matches, while Coventry won four matches of these ten encounters. The bookies have Sheffield United to win this match at best price odds of 2.25.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Coventry Building Society Arena saw Coventry winning three, drawing one and losing six of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Sheffield United won four of their 10 most recent away games, drew two and lost four. Sheffield United probably have a good feeling about scoring this coming Wednesday with Coventry managing one lousy clean sheet in the previous 10 home games. The visitors fought their way to four clean sheets in their previous 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Coventry played against Sheffield United. It finished 4-1 in a great match between the pair. Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past ten matches between home side Coventry and Sheffield United. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.72.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams not to score was a winning bet five times in the last ten encounters between Coventry and Sheffield United as under 2.5 goals happened four times. Coventry scored an average of 1.1 goals a game, with Sheffield United averaging one goal in this run. Coventry witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 0.8 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of the last ten matches Sheffield United played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.

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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.