Derby County prepare to entertain Watford at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 15 games played, Rams have recorded 7 wins, and Watford have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Derby County running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Mar||Derby County||2-0||Watford||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Watford||0 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Watford||3 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Watford||2 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Derby County||1 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Watford||2 - 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 14 goals for the Rams, with 6 goals against.
The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Hornets pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.
Derby County's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Watford's total of 21 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Derby County||Won 3 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Watford||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.