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Coventry vs Oxford prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Saturday 6th January 2024
Kick-Off: 12:30 UK, 13:30 CET
Venue: Coventry Building Society Arena

Coventry City vs Oxford United top free betting tips

Our Coventry City vs Oxford United prediction is for this to be a closely fought game between two sides separated by just twenty places with Oxford United occupying a playoff spot in League One while Coventry City sits just outside of the playoff places in the Championship.

Coventry City are in good form with the Championship side winning six of their previous ten matches, drawing three times and losing once while Oxford has lost three of their previous ten, drawing twice and winning the remaining five matches. Both teams are good sides in their respective leagues and we can see this being an exciting clash.

North Stand
The North Stand at the CBS Arena.

Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals

All of Oxford's previous five matches have seen 2.5 goals or more scored with the O's being very good in front of goal but also very suspect when defending. Coventry on the other hand, has seen three of their previous five matches end with 2.5 goals or more.

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Coventry City have scored in all of their previous ten matches but has kept no clean sheets in their previous two matches, conceding three times. Oxford has seen both teams find the back of the net in five of their previous six matches, keeping just one clean sheet in a 3-0 victory against Burton Albion.

​​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Coventry City

For our final prediction, we have gone with Coventry to just about win this match to progress to the next round of the FA Cup. Oxford have lost five of their thirteen away league matches this term, conceding at a rate of pretty much 1.5 goals per match while Coventry is scoring around 1.5 home goals per match.

Coventry City vs Oxford United: What do the fans think?

This Coventry fan expects his side to field a strong side for this match against Oxford

Des Buckingham has this Oxford fan on his side

How far will Oxford's fans travel to Coventry?

The Oxford faithful are set for a journey of just over one hour to Coventry for this FA Cup tie. From Oxford United's ground to the CBS Arena, The O's will be looking at a total journey time of just over two hours which will cover just over one hundred miles.

For those wanting to travel via train, the journey will take around one hour and a half consisting of one change at Leamington Spa station.

Coventry City vs Oxford United: Tickets

Tickets can be bought in the home sections for £15 for adults with the price being £2 cheaper for the travelling Oxford fans.

FAQs regarding Coventry City vs Oxford United

What was the result the last time the sides met? This will be the first meeting since 2019 when the two sides played out a 3-3 draw.
What is the head-to-head record? Coventry have won eight times to Oxford's five times. There has only ever been one draw.
What is the capacity of the CBS Arena? The capacity at this ground is 32,609.


Callum Jones-Bowman

Callum is fairly new to writing having been a football scout since 2019 but since having a baby with his wife in late 2022, he has chosen this new career path to ensure he can be a hands on father while still being involved in his biggest passion - football.

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