FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Coventry City fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Coventry City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 7 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was two seasons ago, in April 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctCoventry City1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Mon 09 AprDerby County1-1Coventry CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 11 NovCoventry City1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 21 JanCoventry City6 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Wed 14 SepDerby County1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 AprCoventry City6 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 04 DecDerby County2 - 2Coventry CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 29 points from their 28 games thus far. Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County62138117
Coventry City64118413

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Derby County's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Coventry City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.