FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 28 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Watford fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Watford at Pride Park on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Rams have recorded 5 wins, and Watford have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in October 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 06 NovWatford2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 16 OctDerby County2-2WatfordCHMP
2003/2004Tue 16 MarWatford2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Wed 17 SepDerby County3 - 2WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Mon 21 AprWatford2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 07 DecDerby County3 - 0WatfordCHMP
1999/2000Sat 08 AprWatford0 - 0Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Hornets's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 9 points from their 5 games so far. Watford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 8 from their 5 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Rams, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Watford Undefeated in last 4 away games.
6 games since last defeat.