Derby County face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Rams have recorded 4 wins, and Watford have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2009, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Hornets in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Derby County||4 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Watford are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Hornets, with 6 goals against.
In complete contrast to Watford, Derby County are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Watford's total of 39 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship. Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 25 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Watford. Home win
|Watford||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Derby County||10 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.