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Nottingham Forest v Derby County
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Nottingham Forest vs Derby County Match Preview

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On Friday evening (UK time), Nottingham Forest will be up against Derby County at The City Ground with a 7:45pm kick-off. This is a Championship fixture.

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Head To Head

To get things started in this preview, we look at the most recent result. Nottingham Forest played Derby County in 2019 for a Championship fixture. The winners on the day were Nottingham Forest with a score of 1-0.

Over the last ten years of results, these sides have met 20 times. Nottingham Forest have won in 8 of these match-ups. Their opponents, Derby County have won 7 of these clashes. There have been 5 draws.

In these matches, there has been an average of 2.1 goals per fixture. Nottingham Forest score an average of 1.0; Derby County have scored an average of 1.1 each game.

Specifically looking at home ground performance, whichever side has been home has won 40% of the time. The away side has won 35% of the time.

Nottingham Forest

Looking over the last year, they have played 31 matches. They have 10 wins; 7 draws; and 14 losses. This gives Nottingham Forest a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 32%-22%-45%.

During this recent year, they average 1.03 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.23.

At home over this time, they have a win rate of 35% (5 wins) in their 14 home fixtures. 14% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 50% (7) being a loss.

When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 0.93. They have conceded 1.36 on average.

In recent form, they have a total of 6 goals in their last ten matches; one of these matches was a win. Of those ten matches, 3 of them have seen both sides score. There have been 4 matches with three goals or more.

Derby County

At the moment, Derby County have 3 points in the Championship, giving them 21st position.

There have been 37 matches played by the away team in the last year. They have 13 wins; 8 draws; and 16 losses. To summarise, Derby County have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 35%-21%-43%, in recent form.

Over this 12-month period, they average 1.14 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.38.

When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 23% (4 wins) from 17 away fixtures. 17% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 58% (10) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.

On average they have scored 1.0 times when away from home in this last year. They have conceded 1.71.

In recent form, they have a total of 9 goals in their last ten matches; 3 of these matches have been wins. The total number of times both Derby County and the opposition have scored is 3 out of the ten and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 games over this same period.