Coventry face a trip to Reading at Madjeski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 12 of the 17 contests.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2002, with Coventry inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Royals in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Coventry||2 - 0||Reading||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Reading||1 - 2||Coventry||LD1|
|1963/1964||Sat 11 Jan||Reading||2 - 2||Coventry||DIV3|
|1963/1964||Sat 07 Sep||Coventry||0 - 0||Reading||DIV3|
|1962/1963||Wed 01 May||Reading||4 - 1||Coventry||DIV3|
|1962/1963||Sat 29 Sep||Coventry||2 - 1||Reading||DIV3|
|1961/1962||Sat 16 Dec||Coventry||1 - 0||Reading||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Royals, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Reading, Coventry are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading's total of 14 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Coventry are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 6 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sky Blues are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Reading. Home win
|Reading||Unbeaten run of 6 matches.|
|Coventry||Not won in previous 8 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.