FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 05 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 9 wins out of 12 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in November 2004, with Derby County running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 05 FebBrighton & HA2 - 3Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Wed 03 NovDerby County3-0Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 DecDerby County1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 16 NovBrighton & HA1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
1991/1992Wed 15 AprBrighton & HA1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1991/1992Sat 21 SepDerby County3 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
1986/1987Sat 07 MarBrighton & HA0 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Rams have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Derby County, Brighton & HA are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Seagulls have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County62137107
Brighton & HA6141687

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brighton & HA 6 games since last defeat.