FootyMAD's Derby County match preview

History of the Derby County v Wimbledon fixture

Wimbledon face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Dons have won 2 of the 9 games compared to the host's 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2002, as the Rams edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 12 AprWimbledon0 - 2Derby CountyLD1
2002/2003Mon 25 NovDerby County3 - 2WimbledonLD1
1999/2000Sat 04 MarDerby County4 - 0WimbledonPREM
1999/2000Sat 11 SepWimbledon2 - 2Derby CountyPREM
1998/1999Sat 09 JanWimbledon2 - 1Derby CountyPREM
1998/1999Sat 22 AugDerby County0 - 0WimbledonPREM
1997/1998Sat 17 JanWimbledon0 - 0Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Rams's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Wimbledon's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Dons have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 20 matches. Wimbledon find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 14 points.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rams, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Wimbledon 18 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.