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Coventry City vs. Middlesbrough 1/29/2022 EFL Championship Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Coventry City encounters Middlesbrough on 1/29/2022 at 10:00 AM.

Coventry City visits Middlesbrough in a EFL Championship match. Coventry City with a record of 11-7-8 this season comes into this game with a 3-5-4 record on the road. Middlesbrough is 12-6-9 this season and is 8-2-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Coventry City and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Middlesbrough won and now turns their attention to Coventry City at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Middlesbrough and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Middlesbrough after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Coventry City.

The Coventry City Roster

The Players to Watch for the Coventry City

Kyle McFadzean MF,FW



As a scorer, Kyle McFadzean had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Coventry City teammates, Kyle McFadzean had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Kyle McFadzean has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kyle McFadzean has 0 Red Cards this season.

Dominic Hyam DF



As a scorer, Dominic Hyam had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Coventry City teammates, Dominic Hyam had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dominic Hyam has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dominic Hyam has 0 Red Cards this season.

Viktor Gyökeres FW



As a scorer, Viktor Gyökeres had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Viktor Gyökeres has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Viktor Gyökeres has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Viktor Gyökeres has 1 Red Cards this season.

Gustavo Hamer MF



Gustavo Hamer has 18 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Gustavo Hamer has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gustavo Hamer has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gustavo Hamer has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ian Maatsen FW



As a scorer, Ian Maatsen had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Coventry City teammates, Ian Maatsen had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ian Maatsen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ian Maatsen has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Middlesbrough Roster

The Players to Watch for the Middlesbrough

Matt Crooks MF



As a scorer, Matt Crooks had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Middlesbrough teammates, Matt Crooks had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Matt Crooks has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matt Crooks has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jonny Howson MF,DF



As a scorer, Jonny Howson had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Middlesbrough teammates, Jonny Howson had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonny Howson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonny Howson has 0 Red Cards this season.

Paddy McNair MF



Paddy McNair has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Middlesbrough teammates, Paddy McNair had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Paddy McNair has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Paddy McNair has 1 Red Cards this season.

Marcus Tavernier MF



Marcus Tavernier has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Marcus Tavernier has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marcus Tavernier has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marcus Tavernier has 0 Red Cards this season.

Joe Lumley MF



Joe Lumley has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Joe Lumley has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joe Lumley has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joe Lumley has 0 Red Cards this season.

Coventry City Team Stats

The Coventry City Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Coventry City was able to score 1.15 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Coventry City scored those goals off assists 74.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.85 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Coventry City was able to score on 0.24 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Coventry City attempted 4.85 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Coventry City attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Coventry City Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Coventry City was able to hold opponents to 1.08 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Coventry City goalkeepers fended off 3.19 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Coventry City truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 67.5% of shots on target were saved by Coventry City goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 30.8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Coventry City. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.



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Coventry City Utility Stats

Coventry City tried 21.23 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Coventry City is in the top 9 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Coventry City had 9.58 interceptions. This puts Coventry City in the top 83 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Coventry City commits 11.35 fouls. This puts Coventry City in the top 39 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Coventry City drew 10.23 fouls. Coventry City is in the top 72 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Coventry City committed an offside 1.92 times. Coventry City is in the top 63 percentile in offside calls against them.







Middlesbrough Team Stats

The Middlesbrough Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Middlesbrough was able to score 0.96 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Middlesbrough was able to score 0.85 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Middlesbrough was able to score on 0.22 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Middlesbrough attempts 4.41 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Middlesbrough is able to get 37.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Middlesbrough Defensive Stats and Metrics

Middlesbrough gave up 0.96 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Middlesbrough goalkeepers fended off 2.85 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Middlesbrough truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Middlesbrough goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 66.2% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 37.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Middlesbrough. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Middlesbrough Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Middlesbrough had 16.11 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Middlesbrough in the top 54 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Middlesbrough has successfully intercepted 8.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. Middlesbrough is in the top 95 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Middlesbrough commits 10.44 fouls. This puts Middlesbrough in the top 26 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Middlesbrough drew 11.93 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Middlesbrough is in the top 35 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Middlesbrough had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.78 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Middlesbrough in the top 53 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Coventry City vs. Middlesbrough Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Coventry City 1 Middlesbrough 1

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