FM Preview: Derby County v Scunthorpe United 20 Nov 2010

Last updated : 19 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Scunthorpe United fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 9 games played, Rams have recorded 4 wins, and Scunthorpe U. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in January 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 09 JanDerby County1-4Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 15 AugScunthorpe U.3 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1963/1964Fri 20 MarScunthorpe U.3 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1963/1964Sat 25 JanDerby County2 - 2Scunthorpe U.CHMP
1962/1963Sat 06 AprDerby County6 - 2Scunthorpe U.CHMP
1962/1963Fri 16 NovScunthorpe U.2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
1961/1962Fri 06 AprScunthorpe U.2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Rams have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 3.

Scunthorpe U.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Iron, and 14 goals against.

Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 27 points from 17 games. Scunthorpe U. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 17 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County640211712
Scunthorpe U.63039129

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County may be coming up against a decent side in Scunthorpe U., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Rams. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Won 5 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Scunthorpe U. 3 successive away victories.
21 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.