Derby County prepare to entertain Coventry City at Pride Park on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 7 of the 32 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in December 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Coventry City||6 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Dec||Derby County||2-2||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Coventry City||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Derby County||1 - 3||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Derby County||1 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Coventry City||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 31 Mar||Coventry City||2 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Sky Blues have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Derby County's 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 7 points from their 7 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Coventry City in this game. Home Win
|Derby County||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Coventry City||4 games since last away draw.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.