FM Preview: Derby County v Watford 10 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Watford fixture

Watford face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Hornets have recorded 3 wins, and Derby County have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Watford 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Watford 3 - 0 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Derby County 4-1 Watford Championship
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Derby County 2 - 0 Watford Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Watford 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sun 03 May Watford 3 - 1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 20 Dec Derby County 1 - 0 Watford Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hornets have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 46 points from their 34 games played so far,

Watford find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 44 points from their 35 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 1 2 3 4 9 5
Watford 6 2 2 2 8 13 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Watford are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Pride Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County 14 games since last home draw.
Watford Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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