FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

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History of the Coventry City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Coventry City at Coventry Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 SepCrystal Palace1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Eagles have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 27 matches. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City60247162
Crystal Palace63217411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Eagles out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.