FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

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History of the Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Owls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 8 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, with Coventry City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 OctSheff. Wed.2 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2008/2009Sun 28 DecCoventry City2 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 22 NovSheff. Wed.0 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2007/2008Tue 01 AprSheff. Wed.1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 MarCoventry City0 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 AprSheff. Wed.2 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 18 NovCoventry City3 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Owls have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Coventry City's 51 points from 39 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Wed. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 43 points from 39 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City6222778
Sheff. Wed.6231649

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the The Owls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheff. Wed. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.