FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

Last updated : 08 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Scunthorpe United fixture

Derby County play host to Scunthorpe United at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, Rams have recorded 4 wins, and Scunthorpe U. have come away with 1 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Derby County was way back in the black-and-white days of January 1964, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Second Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugScunthorpe U.3 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1963/1964Fri 20 MarScunthorpe U.3 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1963/1964Sat 25 JanDerby County2-2Scunthorpe U.CHMP
1962/1963Sat 06 AprDerby County6 - 2Scunthorpe U.CHMP
1962/1963Fri 16 NovScunthorpe U.2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
1961/1962Fri 06 AprScunthorpe U.2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
1961/1962Sat 18 NovDerby County2 - 2Scunthorpe U.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Rams have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Scunthorpe U. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Iron have hit 4 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 24 matches. Scunthorpe U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 23 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6132256
Scunthorpe U.6222588

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Scunthorpe U. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Scunthorpe U. Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.