Derby County face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Rams have recorded 3 wins, and Watford have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Derby County||1 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Watford||2 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Derby County||2 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Mar||Watford||2 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Wed 17 Sep||Derby County||3 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Mon 21 Apr||Watford||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Dec||Derby County||3 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Hornets in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 67 points from 36 games. Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 38 from their 36 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Watford. Home win
|Watford||Won 4 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|