Bristol City vs Derby Predictions

Richard McTiernan 25 Apr 2019
  • Bristol City are eighth and victory here would see them go ahead of Derby

  • Derby know a point here would keep them ahead of City

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Bristol City vs Derby Match Predictions

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Bristol City vs Derby Match Info

Date: Saturday 27th April 2019
Kick-off: 3:00pm
Venue: Ashton Gate, Bristol

Bristol City vs Reading Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:
22 December 2018 – Derby County 1-1 Bristol City – Championship
19 January 2018 – Derby County 0-0 Bristol City- Championship
16 September 2017 – Bristol City 4-1 Derby County- Championship

Full Head-to-Head Record:
Bristol City wins: 18
Draws: 18
Derby wins: 36

Bristol City vs Derby Stats

  • Bristol City won just one of last six at home
  • Derby won none of last eight on the road
  • Four of the last five meetings between these sides has finished all-square

Bristol City vs Derby Match Preview

Bristol City had a disappointing Easter as they followed a 1-1 home draw to Reading with a 2-0 loss at Sheffield Wednesday.  The result means they are down to eighth in the race for the fourth and final play-off slot.  They are one behind their opponents Derby here and a victory would put their fate in their own hands.

At Ashton Gate, the Robins are unbeaten in their last four but have also won just one of the last six in the league.  Each of the last four and six of the last seven at their own place have seen both teams net.  Josh Brownhill has netted in each of his last two home appearances.

Derby had a decent Easter weekend as they drew 2-2 at Birmingham before coming out on top 2-0 at home to QPR.  They are sixth and are ahead of Boro in seventh on goal-difference and Bristol City in eighth by one point.  If they avoid defeat here then their promotion hopes will be in their own hands going into the midweek action.

Away from Pride Park, the Rams need to find some form having failed to win any of their last eight with four of these ending in defeat.  Three of their last four on their travels have gone over 2.5 goals and produced a combined 16 goals.  12 of the last 16 netted on the road in their matches have come in the first-half.

It is hard to argue with the prices on offer here which make City marginal favourites by virtue of their home advantage.  The league table shows that these two sides have little to choose between them so it looks a tough game to call.

We think goals could be tight here as Derby know a point will be enough for them while the Robins will be looking to force the match.  This brings in two markets and we like the game to be level at half-time and the second 45 minutes to be the highest scoring.

Bristol City vs Derby Betting Tips

Half-Time draw at 6/5 with Bet365

Second-half highest scoring half at 11/10 with PaddyPower

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    Bristol City vs Derby Predictions

    Bristol City vs Derby Match Info Date: Saturday 27th April 2019 Kick-off: 3:00pm Venue: Ashton Gate, Bristol Bristol City vs Reading Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 22 December 2018 – Derby County 1-1 Bristol City – Championship 19 January 2018 – Derby County 0-0 Bristol City- Championship 16 September 2017 – Bristol City 4-1 Derby County- Championship…