FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 24 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Plymouth Argyle fixture

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:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugPlymouth Arg.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
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

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6033383
Plymouth Arg.63216311

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

Sequence statistics:
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.