FM Preview: Derby County v Blackpool 07 Dec 2013

Last updated : 06 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Blackpool fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Blackpool at Pride Park at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 4 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in November 2012, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 27 Apr Blackpool 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2012/2013 Sat 03 Nov Derby County 4-1 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Derby County 2 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Wed 17 Aug Blackpool 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Derby County 0 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Blackpool 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Wed 18 Feb Derby County 4 - 1 Blackpool Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 31 points from 18 games.

Blackpool's total of 31 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Skybet Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 3 2 1 12 6 11
Blackpool 6 2 3 1 8 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Derby County only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Blackpool Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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