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St. Andrew's Stadium: Coventry City vs Barnsley Championship preview

Struggling Coventry City will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Barnsley in the upcoming league round. It’s 18th vs 6th and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Barnsley have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
Best bookmaker betting odds:

There haven't been much time to rest for the hosts, as they played a Championship match only three days ago. At least it's nice to return home after that away game at Rotherham United.

Coventry are fighting like crazy to avoid relegation and desperately need points in this fixture. Barnsley are still fighting for the big positions at the top of the table.

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Coventry City form and stats

The story so far in the Championship for Coventry City at their home stadium (St. Andrew's Stadium) is 8 wins, 7 draws and 5 defeats.

Prior to that, an away loss at AFC Bournemouth.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Coventry as they are travelling to their away game against Stoke City in the Championship. That match is three days after this one.

Coventry are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 22 goals in 20 games. On the other hand, Coventry have conceded 20 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Barnsley form and stats

10 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. That’s the product of Barnsley playing as the away team in the Championship this season. The away team travel with confidence. Not since the Watford game have they lost an away game, meaning Barnsley has taken points from seven away matches in a row.

Barnsley go into this game after a win, the home game against Middlesbrough that ended 2-0. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Luton Town at their stadium, the result 2-1.

Barnsley has another fixture away, a Championship game, against Huddersfield Town in just three days. A tough schedule for the visitors!

Barnsley find the net regularly in their away games. 27 goals from 20 away fixtures in the league. 24 goals have been conceded by Barnsley in these games.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Barnsley - Coventry 0-0. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Coventry City victories, three draws and three Barnsley wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

BarnsleyC. Woodrow
C. Woodrow
11 goals
BarnsleyA. Mowatt
A. Mowatt
8 goals
BarnsleyD. Dike
D. Dike
8 goals

Coventry City missing players

Barnsley missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sun 18.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: St. Andrew's Stadium (30009 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Coventry City 41 11 12 18 37 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 21 3 5 13 15 36 -19 45
19 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
20 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
21 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
22 Rotherham United 39 11 6 22 41 53 20 5 3 12 24 31 19 6 3 10 17 22 -12 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Coventry City 41 11 12 18 37 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 21 3 5 13 15 36 -19 45
19 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
20 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
21 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
22 Rotherham United 39 11 6 22 41 53 20 5 3 12 24 31 19 6 3 10 17 22 -12 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

Coventry City Barnsley
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
41 20 7 Played P 6 20 41
11 8 3 Won W 5 10 21
12 7 2 Drew D 0 3 8
18 5 2 Lost L 1 7 12
37 22 8 Scored S 12 27 54
56 20 8 Conceded C 6 24 44
83% 70% 86% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 95% 93%
71% 60% 71% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 76%
41% 40% 29% Over 2.5 O 2.5 83% 55% 51%
22% 30% 29% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 20% 17%
10% 10% 14% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 5% 2%
46% 40% 43% BTTS BTTS 83% 55% 49%
29% 50% 43% Clean Sheets C S 17% 20% 29%
41% 40% 29% Failed to Score F T 0% 30% 29%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.2 1.2 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.5 1.4
5 2 1 Red cards R C 1 3 3
 
9.7 9.4 10.4 Shots (avg) S ( 13 11.1 11.4
2.9 3.1 3.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 3.1 3.7
32% 35% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 57% 44% 36%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Barnsley have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Coventry City:
Barnsley:
Championship:
England:
Bookie Coventry City Draw Barnsley

Read more about Championship

The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.