FM Preview: Coventry City v Reading 30 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 29th April 2011
The game between Coventry City and Reading in the Championship on 30th April 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Coventry City v Reading fixture
Reading face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Royals have recorded 4 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Dec||Reading||0 - 0||Coventry City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Reading||3 - 0||Coventry City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Coventry City||1 - 3||Reading||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Coventry City||0 - 0||Reading||Championship|
|2008/2009||Mon 01 Dec||Reading||3 - 1||Coventry City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Reading||2 - 0||Coventry City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Coventry City||1 - 1||Reading||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Reading however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Royals, and 8 goals against.
Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 53 points from their 44 matches.
Reading's total of 73 points from their 44 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Reading have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Coventry City. Away win
|Coventry City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Reading||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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