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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, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 14 wins out of 21 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was two seasons ago, in December 2006, the Rams carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 FebPlymouth Arg.2 - 0Derby CountyFAC
2006/2007Sat 30 DecDerby County1-0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2006/2007Sun 15 OctPlymouth Arg.3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 FebDerby County1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 13 AugPlymouth Arg.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 MarDerby County1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 DecPlymouth Arg.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Plymouth Arg. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Pilgrims's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 13 points from their 10 games played so far, Plymouth Arg.'s total of 15 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County63309512
Plymouth Arg.641112613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Derby County's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Plymouth Arg.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Plymouth Arg. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
6 games since last defeat.