Bristol City vs Derby County
England – League Championship
Date: Saturday, 17th September 2016,
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK
Venue: Ashton Gate, Bristol.
Bristol City will be hoping to get back to winning ways as they host Derby county at Ashton Gate on Saturday.
Bristol City lost 3-2 on the road last Wednesday against Sheffield Wednesday, as they threw away a 2 goal lead. T. Abraham’s brace in he 33rd and 39th minute gave Bristol the lead in first half as they were leading into the half time. Sheffield Wednesday came back strong in the Second half, they struck 3 times to claim maximum points in the game. Bristol City are now winless in their last 2 Championship games as they have drawn 1 and lost 1.
Derby’s woes continued last on Tuesday as they lost by a lone goal at home agains Ipswich. They were sluggish in offense as they only had 5 shots on target, despite taking a chunk of Possession(61%). L Varney’s 53rd minute goal condemned them to defeat, which is their 3rd successive defeat. Derby County are in 21st position with 5 points, same points with Cardiff City in the relegation zone. They will be hoping to get a win in this game to stay away from relegation zone.
Bristol City: Team News
Gary O’Neil is the only missing player in Bristol camp as he was suspended for being sent off in the last game
Derby County: Team News
Derby County are without George Thorne as he is fractured his leg.
Bristol City vs Derby County: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have met 26 times in the past, Bristol have won 8 times, while Derby have won 13 times. At home Bristol have won 5 times and lost 4 times.
Bristol City vs Derby County: Prediction
Derby are currently in a very poor form, they have lost their last 3 games and have also failed to score in their last 3 games.
Bristol haven’t been perfect, but they are better than their visitors and have taken some valuable points along the way. They will go in as favourites and are poised to end up getting all three points.
Bristol City vs Derby County: Bet Tips
Over 2.5 goals at 21/20 (2.05)
Bristol City – Draw no Bet at 8/11 (1.72).
Get the rest of our Championship Tips at the Prediction Page.