FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 12 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 7 of the 19 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 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 MarDerby County1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 DecPlymouth Arg.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1998/1999Sat 02 JanPlymouth Arg.0 - 3Derby CountyFAC
1991/1992Wed 25 MarDerby County2 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1991/1992Sat 07 MarPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
1986/1987Sat 09 MayDerby County4 - 2Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1986/1987Sat 13 DecPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Pilgrims in those games, with 6 conceded.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Plymouth Arg. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 4 points from 2 games. Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 2 points from their 2 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.6132696
Derby County61327116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Plymouth Arg. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Derby County Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.