FM Preview: Derby County v Coventry City 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Coventry City fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Coventry City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 7 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Coventry City 2 - 0 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Derby County 2-2 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Coventry City 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Coventry City 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Fri 06 Nov Derby County 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Derby County 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Coventry City 1 - 1 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Coventry City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Sky Blues have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Derby County's 37 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Coventry City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 25 games have yielded only 19 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 5 0 1 7 3 15
Coventry City 6 2 0 4 4 5 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Rams being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Won 4 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Coventry City Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 15 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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