Coventry City - Colchester United Betting Preview: Sky Blues' free-scoring form to continue

The Sky Blues have a chance this Sunday to get back to positive points with the U's visiting Sixfields, with our tipster backing plenty of goals
Coventry City host Colchester United this Sunday with a chance to start fresh after a 10 point deduction at the start of the season. The Sky Blues currently sit bottom of the table on -2 points after a solid start to the season. Had they not had the reduction, then they would be level with Colchester in League One who have racked up eight points.

Coventry come into this match unbeaten in their last four matches and having had the week off due to a bye in the Football League Trophy first round. Despite losing their opening two games of the season 3-2, Steven Pressley's side have picked up of late, winning a thrilling game against Bristol City 5-4 and then destroying Carlisle away 4-0.

Pressley will be keen to get to positive points as soon as possible so they can start climbing up the table. Paddy Power price the home side as favourites at 4/5 (1.80) to take all three points.

Colchester had started the season in solid form but have dipped of late and are without a win in their last four matches.

They were knocked out of the Football League Trophy in midweek against rivals Dagenham and Redbridge 4-1 which followed a loss against Leyton Orient in the league. Joe Dunne will be keen to get back to winning ways and inflict a first defeat on Coventry at Sixfields this season. Paddy Power price the away side at 3/1 (4.00). The same firm prices the draw at 12/5 (3.40).

Goals have been a common factor in all of Coventry's matches so far this season and, surprisingly, Paddy Power price the over 2.5 goals bet at a more than generous 10/11 (1.91).

Despite not paying out in the Sky Blues' last match, the bet would have paid out in their five matches before that and comfortably so.

This bet would also have landed in Colchester's last two matches, so it's certainly worth taking advantage of this price early.

For those looking for more value, Coventry to score 3 or more goals at 11/4 (3.75) with Paddy Power is certainly worth a small investment. This bet would have paid out in three of Coventry's last four matches, including both games where the Sky Blues have played at home.

Over 2.5 goals at 10/11 (1.91) 5pts with Paddy Power Coventry to score three of more at 11.4 (3.75) 1.5pt with Paddy Power

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