Coventry City v Middlesbrough on TV: stream details, what channel is the game on - and kick off time

Middlesbrough are set to travel to Birmingham to face Coventry City in their next Championship fixture.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 12:28 pm
Neil Warnock, manager of Middlesborough, gives instructions to their side during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Bristol City at Riverside Stadium on February 23, 2021.
Neil Warnock, manager of Middlesborough, gives instructions to their side during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Bristol City at Riverside Stadium on February 23, 2021.

Boro take on Coventry in Championship action this week.

And with the game set to be shown on TV, we walk you through how you can watch it.

Middlesbrough are sitting in ninth position at the moment with 47 points from 32 games following a 1-1 draw against Cardiff City last time out.

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Coventry City however, occupy 20th with 35 points from their 33 fixtures after a 1-1 loss against Blackburn Rovers in their last Championship fixture.

But how can you watch the clash? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

When is Coventry City v Middlesbrough?

The match between Coventry City and Middlesbrough will take place at St Andrew’s on Tuesday, March 2.

Kick off is scheduled for 7pm.

What are the odds for Coventry City v Middlesbrough?

At the time of writing, bookmakers Paddy Power have Middlesbrough priced at 6/4 to win the clash.

A draw is 2/1 with the same outlet, whilst a Coventry City win is 19/10.

Paddy Power are offering a odds of 9/2 on Middlesbrough’s Britt Assombalonga to score first, whilst Ashley Fletcher is also priced at 11/2.

Coventry City’s Callum O’Hare to score first is priced at 7/1 currently, with Tyler Walker also priced at 7/1.

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What channel is Coventry City v Middlesbrough on?

The Championship match between Coventry City and Middlesbrough will be broadcast on television via the Sky Sports Red Button.

You can add the Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football channels for just £18 per month combined or pick up the complete sports package for just £23 per month.

Can I stream Coventry City v Middlesbrough online for free?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a free stream but Middlesbrough fans can pay to view the game.

You can watch the match with a NOW TV pass for £9.99 or for £33.99 without signing up for a contract.

NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

NOW TV is also available via BT Sport for BT Sport subscribers.

Who is the referee for Coventry City v Middlesbrough?

Graham Scott will referee Middlesbrough’s clash with Coventry City.

Ian Hussin and Neil Davies will assist Scott, with Anthony Backhouse named as the fourth official.

Is there any team news ahead of Coventry City v Middlesbrough?

Coventry will be without defender Leo Ostigard after he was sent off against Blackburn Rovers.

If manager Mark Robins sticks with a five-man defence, Michael Rose is expected to get the nod alongside Kyle McFadzean and Dominic Hyam.

Further forward, Callum O'Hare and Gustavo Hamer are both pushing for recalls in central midfield.

Middlesbrough attacker Yannick Bolasie is carrying a knock but is expected to play some part.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing was handed his first start against former club Cardiff at the weekend with George Saville in line for a recall in place of Jonny Howson.