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Coventry vs QPR Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Share of the spoils on the cards in Coventry

  • Coventry City host Queens Park Rangers in the Championship on Friday night
  • Coventry lost their opener 2-1, QPR winning 2-0
  • Newly promoted Coventry had the best defence in League One last season
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Coventry City backed to get their season up and running at home against QPR (Getty Images)

Coventry City host Queens Park Rangers in the EFL Championship at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium on Friday. Newly promoted Coventry City are aiming to get off the mark at home after losing their opening day encounter.

Coventry City Form


Coventry ended last season with a 14 game unbeaten run in League One, winning 12 of those matches. Their promotion campaign was built on a strong defence after conceding 30 goals.

Coventry won their first match of this season, winning 1-0 at Milton Keynes Dons in the Carabao Cup. That was followed by a 2-1 defeat at Bristol City in their first Championship match of the season.

Coventry returned to Carabao Cup action, beaten in a penalty shootout defeat at Gillingham following a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes. 

Coventry City News


Coventry City midfielder and captain Liam Kelly is a doubt  after going off injured in their last league match. 

First choice defenders Michael Rose and Fankaty Dabo should be fit to start after making a return in the Carabao Cup. 

Coventry remain without Wesley Jobello on the wing and Jodi Jones up front due to a knee injurie. Julien Dacosta is missing in defence with an ankle problem.

Queens Park Rangers Form


Queens Park Rangers ended last season in mixed form. They lost five of their first six matches after the restart, but finished mid-table thanks to an unbeaten four-match run to end the season. 

Queens Park Rangers lost their first match of this season 3-2 at Plymouth Argyle in the Carabao Cup.

In their last match QPR won 2-0 at home against Nottingham Forest in their Championship opener. Lyndon Dykes and Ilias Chair both hit the back of the net in a convincing display.

Queens Park Rangers News


Left-back Ryan Manning may be left out in the cold again with little movement on his contract situation. 

New signings Robert Dickie in defence, Luke Amos in midfield and Lyndon Dykes in attack could start the match.

Coventry City vs QPR Head to Head


QPR hold a 22-19 advantage in 54 matches against Coventry City with 13 draws.

These sides last met in 2011, QPR winning 2-1 in the EFL Championship.

Coventry City vs QPR Odds


Queens Park Rangers are priced at 2.80 to win this game with Coventry the favourites at 2.50. A draw is available at 3.20.

Over 2.5 goals is valued at 2.10 while the under 2.5 goals is paying 1.73 with bet365.

Coventry City vs QPR Match up


Coventry use a back three with wing-backs under Mark Robins and are likely to be solidly set up to deny space to Queens Park Rangers. That formula is what got the Sky Blues promoted. It will be tough to breakdown which could lead to a low scoring encounter.

Coventry City vs QPR Stats


  • Coventry have drawn 5 of their last 10 matches at home (all competitions).
  • Coventry are on a 14 game unbeaten run at home (8 wins, 6 draws) (all competitions).
  • QPR have drawn their last 2 away games (EFL Championship).
  • QPR have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 8 away games (EFL Championship).

Coventry City vs QPR FAQ

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Where is Coventry City vs QPR being played?

Coventry City vs QPR is being played at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium in England.

When is Coventry City vs QPR being played?

Coventry City vs QPR is being played at 19:45 BST on Friday 18 September 2020.

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Verdict

I'm backing Coventry and QPR to share the spoils in this Championship clash.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @220 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @500 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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