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History of the Derby County v Birmingham City fixture

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:
1995/1996Sat 20 AprDerby County1-1Birmingham C.CHMP
1995/1996Tue 21 NovBirmingham C.1 - 4Derby CountyCHMP
1993/1994Sat 26 FebDerby County1 - 1Birmingham C.CHMP
1993/1994Sat 04 SepBirmingham C.3 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
1992/1993Tue 06 AprBirmingham C.1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
1992/1993Sat 12 DecDerby County3 - 1Birmingham C.CHMP
1986/1987Sat 07 FebDerby County2 - 2Birmingham 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County632112911
Birmingham C.612311115

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

Sequence statistics:
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.