Blackpool vs Coventry City
England League One
Date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Bloomfield Road (Blackpool).
Coventry City have finally bagged their first win last week as we saw them beat Plymouth Argyle 1-0 in front of the home crowd on Saturday and they travel to Blackpool hoping to build on the success, despite a tough task causing an upset at Bloomfield Road is sure to prove.
Sky Blues have earned just one point in two games beforehand and saw a 2-0 League Cup loss at Oxford United, but Mark Robins will hope his men can take confidence from the home win brought by a single penalty-kick goal from Amadou Bakayoko.
Blackpool, on the other end, come into the match amid similarly underwhelming start of the campaign where they earned just two points in three games. They held Wycombe and Shrewsbury to draws on the road but suffering a narrow home loss to Portsmouth along the way.
They’ve also bagged a 3-1 League Cup win over Barnsley along the way, though, and this should be more promising for the crowd at Bloomfield despite lack of home points early on.
Blackpool vs Coventry: Head-to-head
- The sides have last met in March 2016, where Coventry snatched a 0-1 win at this ground.
- We’ve seen three draws in the sides’ last five head-to-head matchups, with one win each along the way.
- Both sides have struggled to impress early in the new campaign and should see as an important quest to retain consistency.
Blackpool vs Coventry: Prediction
However, we don’t see Blackpool bagging all three points in front of the home fans on the day either and although they’ve shown off as a tough side here, we’ll now rather go for the sides to share the spoils – backing a Draw at 3.30!
We have also seen both sides struggling to regularly score goals and we’ve come to get used to very narrow occasions in their respective outings, with deadlocks hard to break. We now expect another such occasion and with that in mind, going for Under 2.5 goals FT seems like buying money for old rope at 1.55.
Blackpool vs Coventry: Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.30 (23/10).
Under 2.5 goals FT @ 1.55 (5/9).