Derby County pack their bags to visit West Ham United at Boleyn Ground at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, Rams have recorded 5 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 14 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Boleyn Ground was within the last three years, in December 2001, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Derby County||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||LD1|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Dec||West Ham Utd.||4 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 08 Sep||Derby County||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Apr||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
|2000/2001||Mon 06 Nov||Derby County||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Apr||Derby County||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Tue 28 Dec||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 6 conceded.
In complete contrast to West Ham Utd., Derby County are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rams have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham Utd.'s total of 63 points from their 40 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 42 points from their 40 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||3||0||3||12||11||9|
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 West Ham Utd.. Home win
|West Ham Utd.||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 16 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.