FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 22 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Coventry City fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Coventry City at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Eagles have recorded 15 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in November 2005, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 22 NovCrystal Palace2-0Coventry CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 15 OctCoventry City1 - 4Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Tue 20 SepCrystal Palace1 - 0Coventry CityLGEC
2003/2004Sun 09 MayCoventry City2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sat 29 NovCrystal Palace1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Wed 01 JanCrystal Palace1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Wed 06 NovCrystal Palace3 - 0Coventry CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Eagles have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 13 points from their 8 games so far. Coventry City's total of 13 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace61146104
Coventry City63127510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Crystal Palace's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Coventry City 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.