Derby County prepare to entertain Preston North End at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, winning 53.70% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in February 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-3 thriller, in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 16 Feb||Derby County||5-3||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 08 Dec||Preston N.E.||0 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Preston N.E.||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Derby County||2 - 2||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 26 Aug||Preston N.E.||0 - 1||Derby County||LGEC|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Jan||Derby County||1 - 4||Preston N.E.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Preston N.E.||1 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Rams, with 6 goals against.
Preston N.E. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The North End's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 14 goals for and 13 against.
Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 10 games played so far, Preston N.E. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 10 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Rams. Score draw
|Derby County||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Preston N.E.||10 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.