FM Preview: Portsmouth v Coventry City 23 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Coventry City fixture

Portsmouth prepare to entertain Coventry City at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 11 games played, Pompey have recorded 5 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in December 2011, the Pompey carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Coventry City 1 - 1 Portsmouth League One
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Coventry City 2 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pompey's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Coventry City's away form is none too clever either, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Sky Blues pummel 12 goals, and let in 4.

Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 38 games have yielded only 31 points.

Coventry City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 60 from their 39 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 2 2 6 5 8
Coventry City 6 3 1 2 9 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Pompey at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Sky Blues come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Coventry City 5 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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