Derby County prepare to entertain Gillingham at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Rams.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in January 2004, the Rams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Gillingham||0 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Derby County||2-1||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Gillingham||0 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 11 Jan||Derby County||1 - 1||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 Aug||Gillingham||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Tue 21 Jan||Gillingham||0 - 2||Derby County||FAC|
|1985/1986||Mon 07 Apr||Derby County||2 - 0||Gillingham||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.
Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Derby County's total of 70 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Gillingham are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 48 from their 43 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Rams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Gillingham. Home Win
|Derby County||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Gillingham||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
10 games since last defeat.