FM Preview: Coventry City v Portsmouth 24 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd March 2012
The game between Coventry City and Portsmouth in the Championship on 24th March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Coventry City v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 8 out of 12 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ricoh Arena was just last season, in August 2010, with Coventry City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Dec||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Coventry City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 12 Apr||Portsmouth||0 - 3||Coventry City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Coventry City||2 - 0||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 12 Jan||Coventry City||1 - 2||Portsmouth||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 02 Jan||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Coventry City||F.A. Cup|
|2002/2003||Wed 19 Mar||Coventry City||0 - 4||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Coventry City||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Coventry City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 32 points from their 38 games thus far.
Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 37 games have yielded only 30 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Coventry City||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Portsmouth||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
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