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Open game expected at Deepdale: Preston North End vs Derby County preview

Both teams are enjoying a good season so far and games like this could be decisive. Here's the preview for Preston North End - Derby County!

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It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Preston North End and Derby County.

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Preston North End form and stats

The story so far in the Championship for Preston North End at their home stadium (Deepdale) is 11 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats. Preston are very eager to stop a potential losing streak at Deepdale, having lost their two previous games here.

Preston North End's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 1-3 versus Cardiff City (placed 6th). 1-1 away at Luton Town before that.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Preston have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found eleven matches with the results: Won four, drawn five and lost two.

The manager A. Neil will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Huddersfield Town in only three days.

The Preston fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 36 goals in 20 league matches. 27 goals have been conceded.

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Derby County form and stats

Derby County have only collected 17 points from their away games in the Championship, after 4-5-10 (19 played). The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. County hope to make it five in this match. It could be a hat trick of victories away for County, as they have won on their previous two travels.

Impressive finishing from Tom Lawrence and Wayne Rooney secured the home win 2-1 against Reading in their previous game. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Millwall at their stadium, the result 3-2.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with County playing away and similar expectations, we found 13 relevant matches. Results were two Derby County wins, seven draws and four defeats.

After this away game County return home for a Championship game against Nottingham Forest. That game is only three sleeps after this.

The visiting County have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 24 goals from 19 games. County have conceded 38 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Derby County - Preston North End 1-0, played this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Preston zero wins, three draws and Derby County seven victories. As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), eight games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Preston North EndD. Johnson
D. Johnson
12 goals
Derby CountyM. Waghorn
M. Waghorn
12 goals
Derby CountyT. Lawrence
T. Lawrence
10 goals

Preston North End missing players

Derby County missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Wed 01.July
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Deepdale (23408 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 39 22 8 9 59 32 19 12 4 3 29 13 20 10 4 6 30 19 27 74
2 West Bromwich Albion 39 19 14 6 64 38 19 8 8 3 36 23 20 11 6 3 28 15 26 71
3 Brentford 39 19 9 11 67 33 19 11 5 3 37 15 20 8 4 8 30 18 34 66
4 Nottingham Forest 39 17 13 9 52 40 19 9 4 6 23 20 20 8 9 3 29 20 12 64
5 Fulham 39 18 10 11 52 43 20 12 2 6 32 23 19 6 8 5 20 20 9 64
6 Cardiff City 39 15 15 9 57 51 19 9 8 2 28 17 20 6 7 7 29 34 6 60
7 Preston North End 39 16 9 14 52 49 20 11 3 6 36 27 19 5 6 8 16 22 3 57
8 Derby County 39 15 12 12 54 52 20 11 7 2 30 14 19 4 5 10 24 38 2 57
9 Blackburn Rovers 39 15 11 13 55 48 20 9 8 3 27 17 19 6 3 10 28 31 7 56
10 Swansea City 39 14 14 11 49 46 20 8 5 7 24 21 19 6 9 4 25 25 3 56
11 Millwall 39 13 16 10 46 43 19 8 7 4 27 21 20 5 9 6 19 22 3 55
12 Bristol City 39 15 10 14 53 58 19 7 5 7 26 29 20 8 5 7 27 29 -5 55
13 Sheffield Wednesday 39 14 10 15 49 51 19 7 6 6 17 22 20 7 4 9 32 29 -2 52
14 Queens Park Rangers 39 14 8 17 58 64 20 8 5 7 37 34 19 6 3 10 21 30 -6 50
15 Reading 39 13 10 16 48 45 19 7 3 9 24 25 20 6 7 7 24 20 3 49
16 Birmingham City 39 12 13 14 51 60 19 6 6 7 30 32 20 6 7 7 21 28 -9 49
17 Wigan Athletic 39 12 11 16 42 50 19 7 6 6 20 22 20 5 5 10 22 28 -8 47
18 Charlton Athletic 39 12 9 18 46 54 20 8 5 7 26 23 19 4 4 11 20 31 -8 45
19 Middlesbrough 39 10 14 15 39 50 20 6 8 6 18 22 19 4 6 9 21 28 -11 44
20 Stoke City 39 12 7 20 50 58 20 8 3 9 29 26 19 4 4 11 21 32 -8 43
21 Hull City 39 11 9 19 52 67 20 6 3 11 27 34 19 5 6 8 25 33 -15 42
22 Huddersfield Town 39 11 9 19 46 63 20 7 5 8 24 27 19 4 4 11 22 36 -17 42
23 Luton Town 39 11 6 22 45 72 19 7 5 7 28 28 20 4 1 15 17 44 -27 39
24 Barnsley 39 9 11 19 43 62 20 5 8 7 26 33 19 4 3 12 17 29 -19 38

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 39 22 8 9 59 32 19 12 4 3 29 13 20 10 4 6 30 19 27 74
2 West Bromwich Albion 39 19 14 6 64 38 19 8 8 3 36 23 20 11 6 3 28 15 26 71
3 Brentford 39 19 9 11 67 33 19 11 5 3 37 15 20 8 4 8 30 18 34 66
4 Nottingham Forest 39 17 13 9 52 40 19 9 4 6 23 20 20 8 9 3 29 20 12 64
5 Fulham 39 18 10 11 52 43 20 12 2 6 32 23 19 6 8 5 20 20 9 64
6 Cardiff City 39 15 15 9 57 51 19 9 8 2 28 17 20 6 7 7 29 34 6 60
7 Preston North End 39 16 9 14 52 49 20 11 3 6 36 27 19 5 6 8 16 22 3 57
8 Derby County 39 15 12 12 54 52 20 11 7 2 30 14 19 4 5 10 24 38 2 57
9 Blackburn Rovers 39 15 11 13 55 48 20 9 8 3 27 17 19 6 3 10 28 31 7 56
10 Swansea City 39 14 14 11 49 46 20 8 5 7 24 21 19 6 9 4 25 25 3 56
11 Millwall 39 13 16 10 46 43 19 8 7 4 27 21 20 5 9 6 19 22 3 55
12 Bristol City 39 15 10 14 53 58 19 7 5 7 26 29 20 8 5 7 27 29 -5 55
13 Sheffield Wednesday 39 14 10 15 49 51 19 7 6 6 17 22 20 7 4 9 32 29 -2 52
14 Queens Park Rangers 39 14 8 17 58 64 20 8 5 7 37 34 19 6 3 10 21 30 -6 50
15 Reading 39 13 10 16 48 45 19 7 3 9 24 25 20 6 7 7 24 20 3 49
16 Birmingham City 39 12 13 14 51 60 19 6 6 7 30 32 20 6 7 7 21 28 -9 49
17 Wigan Athletic 39 12 11 16 42 50 19 7 6 6 20 22 20 5 5 10 22 28 -8 47
18 Charlton Athletic 39 12 9 18 46 54 20 8 5 7 26 23 19 4 4 11 20 31 -8 45
19 Middlesbrough 39 10 14 15 39 50 20 6 8 6 18 22 19 4 6 9 21 28 -11 44
20 Stoke City 39 12 7 20 50 58 20 8 3 9 29 26 19 4 4 11 21 32 -8 43
21 Hull City 39 11 9 19 52 67 20 6 3 11 27 34 19 5 6 8 25 33 -15 42
22 Huddersfield Town 39 11 9 19 46 63 20 7 5 8 24 27 19 4 4 11 22 36 -17 42
23 Luton Town 39 11 6 22 45 72 19 7 5 7 28 28 20 4 1 15 17 44 -27 39
24 Barnsley 39 9 11 19 43 62 20 5 8 7 26 33 19 4 3 12 17 29 -19 38

Preston North End Derby County
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
39 20 5 Played P 4 19 39
16 11 2 Won W 0 4 15
9 3 1 Drew D 1 5 12
14 6 2 Lost L 3 10 12
52 36 6 Scored S 1 24 54
49 27 6 Conceded C 8 38 52
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 97%
79% 90% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 89% 82%
44% 65% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 74% 54%
23% 35% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 42% 26%
10% 15% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 21% 13%
54% 70% 60% BTTS BTTS 25% 63% 59%
18% 10% 20% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 21%
31% 20% 20% Failed to Score F T 75% 37% 23%
 
4.6 5 4.4 Corners for (avg) C F 4.2 3.6 4.6
5.6 5.2 7.6 Corners against (avg) C A 6.8 7.2 6.2
1.5 1.4 1.6 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2.3 1.9
2 1 1 Red cards R C 0 2 4
 
434 232 49 Total Shots T S 29 181 432
139 80 13 Shots on Target S O 8 59 156
37% 45% 46% Goal Efficiency G E 12% 41% 35%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Derby County has the fewest clean sheets (0) away
  • Derby County have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Derby County have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Derby County have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Derby County haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Preston North End have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Preston North End haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

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Bookie Preston North End Draw Derby County

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.