Coventry City vs Sunderland
English League One
Date: Sunday, 1 March 2020
Kick-Off at 12:00 UK
Venue: St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium, Birmingham
Derby match of the English League One is happening this Sunday in Birmingham. 2nd placed Coventry City will continue their promotion battles against 4th placed Sunderland. Both sides have extremely high hopes for this season, and nothing but a comeback to the Championship would be marked as a failure.
Both squads are currently in amazing shape, having won a big majority of recent League One clashes. Hosts are considered small favorites for the win at 2.30 odds, while chances for the Black Cats to secure 7th victory on the road this season are reflected in 2.90 rates.
Coventry City vs Sunderland Head-to-head
- These two teams have met 35 times in the past. Coventry has minimal 11-10 lead in terms of victories.
- The first h2h clash this season at Stadium of Light ended without a winner 1-1 FT. Sunderland scored the equalizer in the last minute of the match.
- Four out of the last five encounters between these sides ended with BTTS.
Coventry City vs Sunderland Prediction
As stated above, both sides are in red-hot form lately. Coventry City has won four games in a row against Bolton Wanderers, Portsmouth, Southend United, and Rochdale.
That series got interrupted during the mid-week with a 1-1 home draw against Rotherham United. They have a very strong record at home, featuring ten victories, five draws, and one defeat.
As for their opposition, Sunderland also collected 13 points in the last five matches. All of their four victories had a clean sheet on top of that against Ipswich Town, Rochdale, Oxford, and Bristol Rovers. Their goal difference in the last five outings is 9-1.
We feel that draw is the most realistic outcome of this match. Both teams are playing great recently, and considering current standings, both would be fine with a point here. The draw is priced at 3.50. An alternative option is going to be Both teams to score at 1.95.
Coventry City vs Sunderland Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.50
Both teams to score @ 1.95