West Ham Utd. pack their bags to visit Derby County at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, Hammers have recorded 9 wins, and Derby County have come away with 16 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was more than three years back, in September 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 23 Jan||West Ham Utd.||1 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Wed 29 Sep||Derby County||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||West Ham Utd.||0 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Derby County||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Dec||West Ham Utd.||4 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 08 Sep||Derby County||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Apr||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
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 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
West Ham Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Hammers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Derby County find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 6 points. West Ham Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 15 points from their 11 games played so far,
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||2||2||6||5||8|
FootyMad's prediction ...
West Ham Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Derby County||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|West Ham Utd.||5 games since last defeat.|