Derby County play host to Birmingham City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 8 of the 49 games.
The last time the two teams met at Derby County was more than a decade ago, in April 1996, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1995/1996||Sat 20 Apr||Derby County||1-1||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Tue 21 Nov||Birmingham C.||1 - 4||Derby County||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 26 Feb||Derby County||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 04 Sep||Birmingham C.||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Tue 06 Apr||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1992/1993||Sat 12 Dec||Derby County||3 - 1||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Sat 07 Feb||Derby County||2 - 2||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Birmingham C.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Blues's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 18 points from their 12 games so far. Birmingham C.'s 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. Score draw
|Derby County||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Birmingham C.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.