Derby County hope to profit from Leeds United’s slump when they take on Marcelo Bielsa’s team at Pride Park this weekend. Lampard saw his team pick up momentum at a crucial stage in the campaign as the team finished in the top six with a one-point advantage over Middlesbrough. Leeds lost a huge opportunity to return to the Premier League for the first time since 2002-03 as the team slipped from the top two places in the last few weeks. Leeds have to achieve promotion the hard way. Follow all our predictions, free bets, and betting tips below.
Betting Tips for the game
Derby County finished in the top six after a remarkable 3-1 win over West Brom the Pride Park. The game witnessed a flurry of goals in the second half from Derby, who have picked up three wins in the last four games.
Leeds United’s form hit a new low after a 3-2 defeat against Ipswich Town, who have already been relegated to League One. This was the third defeat in four games for Marcelo Bielsa’s team.
The reverse fixture between the two clubs produced a 2-0 victory for Leeds United at Elland Road. Leeds were a dominant force in this encounter and Derby were quite fortunate to come away with a narrow defeat. The last game between these two clubs at Pride Park witnessed a 4-1 win for Derby. Our betting tips and predictions would opt for a Derby County win.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]Derby County win at 3.20[/bet_tip_now]
Leeds may have picked up back-to-back wins over Derby County, but the momentum is with Lampard’s men. The Rams are unbeaten in six games across all competitions and they are also at home. The narrow defeat against Millwall is the only loss suffered by Derby County since December. Meanwhile, Leeds have gone through an alarming slump with the team losing against teams in and around the relegation places. Our preview would go with a win for Derby.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]Derby County win at 3.20[/bet_tip_now]
Derby County vs Leeds United draw odds: 3.20
Leeds United win odds: 2.50
Correct Score odds
Leeds have conceded over 1.5 goals in three out of the last four games. Even teams that have been relegated with little offensive threat have been able to destroy Leeds. Derby County have been offensively great at home in recent weeks with a combined tally of 15 goals in the last four matches at Pride Park. Our critical prediction would opt for a Derby 2-1 win.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]Derby County 2-1 win at 12.00[/bet_tip_now]
Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
There has been a string of high-scoring games in recent meetings between Leeds and Derby. This trend came to an end with the reverse meeting at Elland Road. However, Leeds have been defensively poor in recent weeks Derby are excellent at home. This combination makes our total goals prediction go with over 2.5 goals.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals over 2.5 at 2.30[/bet_tip_now]
First Goalscorer odds
Martin Waghorn scored the opening goal against West Brom to take his season’s tally to 9 league goals. He is just one goal away from hitting double figures for the second consecutive league campaign. Waghorn has been in good form of late and our first goalscorer prediction would pick the striker.
[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Martin Waghorn at 7.50[/bet_tip_now]
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