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History of the Derby County v Luton Town fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Luton Town at Pride Park on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Rams have recorded 8 wins, and Luton Town have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in December 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovLuton Town0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 MarLuton Town1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Mon 26 DecDerby County1-1Luton TownCHMP
1996/1997Wed 25 SepDerby County2 - 2Luton TownLGEC
1996/1997Tue 17 SepLuton Town1 - 0Derby CountyLGEC
1995/1996Wed 21 FebDerby County1 - 1Luton TownCHMP
1995/1996Sat 02 SepLuton Town1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Luton Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Hatters have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 78 points from 43 games. Luton Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 43 games have yielded only 37 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6231979
Luton Town60154111

FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Luton Town Not won in previous 18 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.