Notts County vs Coventry City Betting Tip
Statistics, predictions and bet tips with highest odds for the League Two Playoff Semi-Finals Notts County vs Coventry City. Sounds analysis with head-to-head comparison and current performance by football experts.
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Notts County vs Coventry | Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds
The English League Two playoff semi-finals end on Friday night with the second leg of the tie between Notts County and Coventry City at Meadow Lane Stadium. This is the second leg of the tie and the first leg ended 1-1 in controversial fashion at the Ricoh Arena a few days ago. Notts County were leading the match going into the final 5 minutes but a late penalty allowed Coventry City to equalise from the spot. Notts County will feel hard done by as it looked as though it was not a foul on the replay but thoughts must turn to this match, which is going to be a tense affair.
The draw in the first leg of this League Two playoff semi-final means Notts County have failed to win their last 3 games. They have been held by Coventry City and Luton Town plus lost 2-1 at Grimsby Town. However, the Magpies are very good on home soil and have remained undefeated in their last 9 home matches in all competitions, including an FA Cup tie against Premier League opposition. You must go back to the 23rd January to find the last time Notts County lost a home game and they have been defeated just 3 times at Meadow Lane this season.
Notts County have won 5 and drawn 4 of their last 9 home matches and have conceded no more than one goal in each of them.
Coventry City have won 1 of their last 4 League Two games and the draw in the first leg of this tie was their second in succession, having been held to a 0-0 draw at home against Morecambe. However, prior to the draw with Morecombe, Coventry City defeated Cheltenham Town 6-1 away from home and a repeat of that performance would be most welcome. Away from is good and Coventry City have lost just 1 of their last 7 matches on the road in League Two. However, the defeat came at the home of upcoming opponents Notts County and the match ended 2-1 in favour of the hosts.
Coventry City have scored a goal in each of their last 11 away games in all competitions.
Head to Head
Notts County are expected to be close to full strength for this game having picked up no additional serious injuries or suspensions from the first leg. Jonathan Forte is expected to keep his place in attack having scored in the first leg.
Coventry City will need to make at least one change from the first leg as central defender Tom Davies will be unavailable due to suspension. Davies has a three match ban after being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association and Jordan Willis could take his place in the team.
Notts County vs Coventry City, Odds and Predictions
This is going to be a very close game and both sets of fans will be nervous, which could transfer to the players on the pitch. However, given the way Notts County have played at home this season, they must be favourites and can be backed at 8/5 with William Hill to win.
Coventry City have been scoring goals away from home and they will need to score at least one if they want to progress to the final at Wembley. Both teams to score is 4/5 at Ladbrokes.
Notts County vs Coventry Top Betting Tips: Both teams to score
If Coventry City are to find the back of the net you must back Mark McNulty to be the man to get the goal. The Sottish striker scored in the first leg and has 23 goals to his name this season. McNulty is 23/20 with William Hill to score at any time.
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