Derby County prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. 2 of the 3 contests have been draws however, with the other 1 won by Rams.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in October 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 11 Oct||Derby County||2-2||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sun 22 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 24 Aug||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Derby County||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 20 Apr||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Derby County||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 24 Nov||Derby County||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 10 conceded.
Wigan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Latics's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far, Wigan Ath. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 9 games giving them a return of 19 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams go into their game against Wigan Ath. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Derby County||11 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
|Wigan Ath.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.