Bristol City v Coventry City Betting Tip: Home win & BTTS – September 12th 2020

An entertaining return to the EFL Championship. Expect end to end attacking football.

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Bristol City v Coventry City
12th September 1500hrs
Football – England – Championship
Pick Home Win& BTTS
Bookmaker Bet365
Odds: 7/2 odds taken 1500 GMT, Thursday 10 September 2020

The start of the 2020/21 Championship season kicks off for both teams on Saturday afternoon. The championship welcomes back Coventry City for the first time since 2012. Bristol City who finished right in the middle of the table last season in 12th will look to shake off their end of season struggles and begin their season with all 3 points.

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Bristol City Review – Can Bristol start with all 3 points at Ashton gate?

After an unbeaten preseason, morale must be very high within the Bristol camp. Draws against Aston Villa and Swindon, coupled with the 4-0 pumping of Cheltenham has proved to be a positive pre-season for the side.

Our betting prediction:
Home Win & BTTS

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(odds taken 1500 GMT, Thursday 10 September)


Heading into their second competitive acth of the season after a strong 2-0 performance against Exeter City in the Carabao Cup, means momentum is sky high in the camp.

Goals from Jamie Paterson and new signing Antoine Semanyo provided the perfect start for Bristol. Who were in relative control for the majority of the game.

Quality provided by Massengo to orchestrate and dictate the play, and with the likes of Adam Nagy, Bristol looked to be in prime position to take away the three points on Saturday afternoon.


Coventry City Review – Can Coventry mark their return with a win?

After 8 long years playing their trade in the 3rd and 4th division of English football, Coventry City are back in the Championship.

With some critics expecting this season to be their only in the second division before going back down again the players will definitely have a point to prove entering each game this season.


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In terms of recent form Coventry’s fortunes have been quite reminiscent of Bristol’s. A 2-2 draw in their most recent friendly against Solihull Moors, as well as wins against Southampton U23’s and Peterborough.

Which means that the Coventry Camp will be nothing but positive and motivated to get a surprising away win for the start of the season.

In the Carabao Cup also, Coventry were the victors against MK Dons with a 1-0 win. New signing Tyler Walker bagged the winning goals in the 82nd minute to cap off an impressive debut coming off the bench.

Bristol City v Coventry City Betting Advice

With both teams in high spirits after a very impressive preseason, this game is looking to be quite an intense and free flowing match.

Key Facts – Bristol City vs Coventry City Betting Tip

  • Coventry has 9 Goals in last 4 matches
  • Bristol are unbeaten in 4
  • Nakhi Wells has 3 goals in 3 for Bristol


The match prediction for this game sees Bristol coming away with the win at home. However, Coventry will do all they can to provide a tough and competitive game. It will be wise not to underestimate the attack of Coventry’s side and see them score.

Yet, the quality of Bristol all over the pitch, should see them being the victors in this fixture. As the added experience in the championship that Coventry will be lacking currently should be a major advantage for Bristol.


The best betting odds for Bristol City vs Coventry City

Bristol City to win: 6/5 at Bet365
Draw: 23/10 at Bet365
Coventry City to win: 12/5 at Bet365