Derby County
Derby County
Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest
2021-02-26 19:45:00
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Derby County vs Nottingham Forest Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Derby County to Win

Nottingham Forest will be at Pride Park Stadium on Friday for the Championship clash with hosts Derby County.

Our Derby County v Nottingham Forest tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest betting odds.

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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📏 Form Guide

Derby County
Derby County
WLWWLW

Derby County are hoping to win again after their last result, a 2-0 Championship triumph vs Huddersfield Town.

In that match, Derby County had 35% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Derby County, the goals were scored by George Edmundson (22') and Martyn Waghorn (66'). On the other side, Huddersfield Town had 5 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.

Wayne Rooney's Derby County have scored a sum total of 8 times in their prior six outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures amounts to 7.

Pre-game facts show that Derby County:

  • have not been beaten in the league by Nottingham Forest in their previous 2 games.
  • haven't won against Nottingham Forest in their previous 6 league matches.
  • are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.

Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest
WWDLWW

Nottingham Forest go into this clash following a 0-1 Championship win vs Rotherham United in their previous fixture.

In that match, Nottingham Forest had 54% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Nottingham Forest was Ryan Yates (67'). On the other side, Rotherham United had 7 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.

A series of resolute showings by the Nottingham Forest defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 2 from their last 6 clashes in total. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 7. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.

Their previous form shows that Nottingham Forest:

  • are winless against Derby County when they have played them away from home in the previous 5 league matches. Not good at all.
  • haven't been defeated by Derby County when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
  • are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.

↔️ Head to head

A review of their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 17/12/2018 tells us that Derby County have won 0 of them and Nottingham Forest 3, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 3.

A sum of 9 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 2 for The Rams and 7 being from The Reds. That is an average goals per game value of 1.5.

The previous league encounter featuring the two was Championship match day 7 on 23/10/2020 when it ended Nottingham Forest 1-1 Derby County.

On that day, Nottingham Forest managed 58% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 on target. The scorer was Lyle Taylor (64').

Derby County got 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Martyn Waghorn (30') was the scorer.

The referee was Tony Harrington.

🗞️ Team News: Derby County

Curtis Davies (Achilles tendon rupture) and Krystian Bielik (Torn knee ligament) aren’t available for Derby boss Wayne Rooney.

📋 Team News: Nottingham Forest

Due to a completely injury-free group available for selection, Nottingham Forest boss Chris Hughton does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.

💡 Prediction

In this game, Nottingham Forest should have enough to put a goal past this Derby County side, however it might not quite be enough to prevent defeat.

We’re predicting a narrow 2-1 advantage for Derby County when all is said and done. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Lucas Pereira, 00:04 22/02/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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2-1
Derby County

🏟️ Team Focus:
Derby County

Formed: 1884
Stadium: Pride Park Stadium (33,597)
Captain: David Marshall
Chairman: Mel Morris
Manager: Wayne Rooney
Competitions: Championship position 19

🔑 Star Player: Krystian Bielik

Krystian Bielik

Customarily taking up the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Krystian Bielik was born in Konin, Poland. After having made a senior debut playing for Legia Warsaw in the 2014 - 2015 season, the gifted Midfielder has hit 2 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 13 appearances.

Nottingham Forest 2020-10-23 18:45:00 1 - 1 Derby County
Derby County 2020-07-04 11:30:00 1 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2019-11-09 12:30:00 1 - 0 Derby County
Nottingham Forest 2019-08-27 18:45:00 3 - 0 Derby County
Nottingham Forest 2019-02-25 19:45:00 1 - 0 Derby County
Derby County 2018-12-17 19:45:00 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Norwich City
Norwich City Norwich
32 20 7 5 20 67 LWWWW
2
Brentford
Brentford Brentford
32 17 9 6 25 60 WLLLW
3
Watford
Watford Watford
32 17 9 6 20 60 DWWWW
4
Swansea City
Swansea City Swansea
30 17 8 5 19 59 WWWLW
5
Reading
Reading Reading
32 15 6 11 7 51 LLWLL
6
Cardiff City
Cardiff City Cardiff
32 14 7 11 14 49 WWWWW
7
Bournemouth
Bournemouth B'mouth
32 13 10 9 14 49 WDWLL
8
Barnsley
Barnsley Barnsley
31 14 6 11 1 48 DWWWW
9
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Boro
32 13 7 12 3 46 LLWWL
10
Stoke City
Stoke City Stoke
32 11 12 9 2 45 DLWWL
11
Millwall
Millwall Millwall
32 9 16 7 3 43 WWWDD
12
Bristol City
Bristol City Bristol City
32 13 3 16 -11 42 LLLLW
13
Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers QPR
30 10 10 10 -4 40 WWWWD
14
Preston North End
Preston North End Preston
32 12 4 16 -8 40 LWLLD
15
Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn
31 11 6 14 8 39 LLLLL
16
Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest Forest
32 10 9 13 -4 39 WDLWW
17
Luton Town
Luton Town Luton
31 10 8 13 -11 38 DWLLD
18
Derby County
Derby County Derby
31 10 7 14 -8 37 LWWLW
19
Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield Town H'field
32 10 6 16 -9 36 DLLWL
20
Coventry City
Coventry City Coventry
32 8 10 14 -14 34 DLLWL
21
Birmingham City
Birmingham City Birmingham
32 7 10 15 -17 31 LLLWL
22
Rotherham United
Rotherham United Rotherham
30 8 5 17 -8 29 WLLLL
23
Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday Sheff Wed
31 9 7 15 -14 28 LWLLL
24
Wycombe Wanderers
Wycombe Wanderers Wycombe
31 5 8 18 -28 23 LWLDW
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Derby County 2021-02-23 19:00:00 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
Watford 2021-02-19 19:45:00 2 - 1 Derby County
Wycombe Wanderers 2021-02-16 19:45:00 1 - 2 Derby County
Derby County 2021-02-13 15:00:00 2 - 1 Middlesbrough
Rotherham United 2021-02-03 19:00:00 3 - 0 Derby County
Derby County 2021-02-26 19:45:00 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest
Rotherham United 2021-02-23 19:45:00 0 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2021-02-20 15:00:00 1 - 0 Blackburn Rovers
Swansea City 2021-02-17 19:00:00 1 - 0 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2021-02-13 12:30:00 0 - 0 Bournemouth
Wycombe Wanderers 2021-02-06 15:00:00 0 - 3 Nottingham Forest
Derby County 2021-02-23 00:00:00 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
Derby County 2021-02-13 00:00:00 2 - 1 Middlesbrough
Derby County 2021-01-30 00:00:00 1 - 0 Bristol City
Derby County 2021-01-19 00:00:00 1 - 0 Bournemouth
Derby County 2021-01-16 00:00:00 0 - 1 Rotherham United
Derby County 2020-12-26 00:00:00 0 - 1 Preston North End
Rotherham United 2021-02-23 00:00:00 0 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Swansea City 2021-02-17 00:00:00 1 - 0 Nottingham Forest
Wycombe Wanderers 2021-02-06 00:00:00 0 - 3 Nottingham Forest
Coventry City 2021-02-02 00:00:00 1 - 2 Nottingham Forest
Preston North End 2021-01-02 00:00:00 0 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Stoke City 2020-12-29 00:00:00 1 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Goals scored 0.7
Goals conceded 1
Time first goal scored 28
Time first goal conceded 65
Yellow cards 1.6
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 2.8
Biggest victory 2-0
Biggest defeat 4-0
Goals scored 0.8
Goals conceded 1.1
Time first goal scored 54
Time first goal conceded 44
Yellow cards 1.5
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 2.8
Biggest victory 3-0
Biggest defeat 2-0
Colin Kazim-Richards 6
Martyn Waghorn 3
Krystian Bielik 2
Jason Knight 2
Graeme Shinnie 2
Lyle Taylor 4
Sammy Ameobi 3
Lewis Grabban 3
Anthony Knockaert 2
Alex Mighten 2
Derby County 2021-02-26 19:45:00 Nottingham Forest
Cardiff City 2021-03-02 19:00:00 Derby County
Coventry City 2021-03-06 15:00:00 Derby County
Barnsley 2021-03-10 19:00:00 Derby County
Derby County 2021-03-13 15:00:00 Millwall
Derby County 2021-03-16 19:45:00 Brentford
Stoke City 2021-03-20 15:00:00 Derby County
Derby County 2021-04-02 14:00:00 Luton Town
Reading 2021-04-05 14:00:00 Derby County
Derby County 2021-04-10 14:00:00 Norwich City
Derby County 2021-02-26 19:45:00 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2021-03-02 19:45:00 Luton Town
Watford 2021-03-06 15:00:00 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2021-03-13 15:00:00 Reading
Nottingham Forest 2021-03-17 19:45:00 Norwich City
Brentford 2021-03-20 15:00:00 Nottingham Forest
Cardiff City 2021-04-02 14:00:00 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2021-04-05 14:00:00 Queens Park Rangers
Bristol City 2021-04-10 14:00:00 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest 2021-04-17 14:00:00 Huddersfield Town

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