Derby County vs Sheffield Wednesday
England League Championship
Date: Saturday, 29th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: iPo Stadium (Derby)
Derby’s four game unbeaten run in the Championship was halted by Huddersfield last week, they were beaten 1-0 on the road. They will be looking to get back to good form when they welcome Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday afternoon.
The Rams haven’t been in the best of form this season, they are currently on the 21st position with 14 points. They are just 2 points above the relegation zone and 9 points far off the playoff spots. A win in this game will keep them floating above the relegation zone for the mean time.
Meanwhile, Sheffield Wednesday will be looking forward to continue their unbeaten form as they travel to iPro Stadium. They have been on a 3-game unbeaten run having won twice and drawn once in their last 3 league fixtures.
Sheffield Wednesday are currently on the 5th position in the league with 24 points to their name. They are 4 points below the automatic promotion spot and 10 points ahead of their host team Derby. A win in this game will ensure their stay in the play-off spot.
Derby County vs Sheffield Wednesday: Head to Head Statistics
- The two teams have come a long way, they have played 80 games against each other in the past.
- Derby have won 35 games against Sheffield Wednesday, drawn 22 and lost 23 games to Sheffield.
- At home, Derby have won 24 games against Sheffield Wednesday, drawn 10 games and lost 6 games to Sheffield.
- Derby have dominated their last 6 games with 3 draws and 3 wins.
- Derby are unbeaten in their last 16 games against Sheffield Wednesday.
Derby County vs Sheffield Wednesday: Prediction
The performance of this two teams this season suggests that there will be a change of course in head to head games between them. Derby have been lagging this season, they have won only 3 games in the Championship this season. And despite their good record against Sheffield Wednesday, they are the underdogs in this game. Sheffield Wednesday’s good performance gives them an edge and they will fight to win this game and remain in top 6.
Considering the goal scoring form of the two teams in recent weeks, there will be less goals in this game.
Derby County vs Sheffield Wednesday: Tips
Sheffield Wednesday to win at 3.15 (15/7)
Under 1.5 goals for Derby County at 1.44 (4/9).