FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

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History of the Stoke City v Coventry City fixture

Stoke City prepare to entertain Coventry City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, winning 59.26% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2006, the Potters carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 02 DecCoventry City0 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2006/2007Mon 06 NovStoke City1-0Coventry CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 AprStoke City0 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2005/2006Wed 02 NovCoventry City1 - 2Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 26 FebCoventry City0 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 11 DecStoke City1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 03 AprStoke City1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Stoke 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, 9 to 8.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Stoke City's total of 20 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Coventry City's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stoke City6222998
Coventry City6204586

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Coventry City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Potters in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Stoke City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Coventry City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.