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
|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
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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
|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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