Derby vs Cardiff Predictions

Richard McTiernan 12 Sep 2019
  • Derby have the worst defensive goals expected stats in the division

  • Cardiff have shipped three goals on the road on two seperate occasions

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Derby County manager Phillip Cocu (PA Images)

Derby vs Cardiff

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Derby vs Cardiff Match Info

Date: Friday 13th September 2019
Kick-off: 7:45pm
Venue: Pride Park, Derby

Derby vs Cardiff Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:

24 April 2018- Derby 3-1 Cardiff – Championship
30 September 2017 – Cardiff 0-0 Derby – Championship
14 February 2017 – Derby 3-4 Cardiff – Championship

Full Head-to-Head Record:

Derby wins: 18

Cardiff wins:  28
Draws: 17

Matches played: 63

Derby vs Cardiff Stats

  • Derby have taken just six points from their first six
  • Cardiff have eight points from their opening six
  • The Rams have won just two of last seven at home to Bluebirds

Derby vs Cardiff Match Preview

Derby lost 3-0 at Brentford in their last fixture before the international break to stretch their winless league run to five (though three of these have been drawn).  The Rams sit 19th in the table and while expected goals data has them in 12th it ranks them bottom in defence.

At Pride Park, the Rams are without a victory in three this campaign having drawn with Swansea and West Brom and lost to Bristol City.  None of their next five come against a team currently sitting in the top eight.

Cardiff went into the international rest with a second successive draw (1-1 with Fulham) and one that stretches their league unbeaten run to three.  The Welsh side 13th in the table with eight points having two wins, two draws and two defeats from their first six.

Away from the Cardiff City Stadium, the Bluebirds have struggled picking up just one point which came in a draw at Blackburn.  Their other two matches saw them beaten at Reading and Wigan conceding three goals on both occasions.

Neither of these sides have made great starts to the season and it is hard to be backing either with any confidence.  A better angle is to take this game to have goals as Cardiff have seen eight from their three on the road while Derby have seen four of their last five in all competitions go over 2.5 while no side has conceded more big chances than the Rams.  Over 2.5 goals is a sensible play while over 3.5 goals also appeals on value grounds.

Derby vs Cardiff Betting Tips

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Derby vs Cardiff Predictions

Derby vs Cardiff Match Info Date: Friday 13th September 2019 Kick-off: 7:45pm Venue: Pride Park, Derby Derby vs Cardiff Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 24 April 2018- Derby 3-1 Cardiff – Championship 30 September 2017 – Cardiff 0-0 Derby – Championship 14 February 2017 – Derby 3-4 Cardiff – Championship Full Head-to-Head Record: Derby wins: 18 Cardiff wins:  28…

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