Derby County prepare to entertain Plymouth Argyle at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2005, the Rams carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Plymouth Arg.||0 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Mar||Derby County||1-0||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Plymouth Arg.||0 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 02 Jan||Plymouth Arg.||0 - 3||Derby County||FAC|
|1991/1992||Wed 25 Mar||Derby County||2 - 0||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|1991/1992||Sat 07 Mar||Plymouth Arg.||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Sat 09 May||Derby County||4 - 2||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.
Plymouth Arg. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Pilgrims's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.
Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 35 matches. Plymouth Arg. see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 43 points from their 34 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Derby County||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Plymouth Arg.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.