Stoke and Derby look well positioned in mid-table before squaring up against each other this coming Saturday. As such, both sides will be looking to add to their points tally without too much risk. Stoke lie 11th in the table on 49 points after 37 matches. 9 points behind after 37 games Derby find themselves in 19th place.
It has been a few rounds since Derby last taste of success in the Championship and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Stoke.
Stats and facts for Stoke and Derby.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Stoke’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Stoke conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches;
- Stoke scored the last 4 matches in a row at home.
- Derby County did not win the last 6 matches in a row;
- Derby County did not win the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Derby County’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Derby County conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches.
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Form Stoke vs Derby
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Stoke struggling for results.
Stoke go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings Stoke claimed a 2-0 win against Wycombe and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Middlesbrough. Their latest game produced a 0-0 draw with Cardiff.
Derby hoping for fresh start.
Derby go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their last 3 matches Derby split the points in a 0-0 draw against Barnsley, followed by a 1-0 defeat against Millwall. Their most recent match brought a 2-2 draw against Brentford.
It is a match up between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. Stoke are still favored by the bookies to win the match at odds 2.45.
Stoke v Derby Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Yet another stalemate?
It finished all square on when Stoke last faced Derby in the Championship. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 0-0 in the end. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Stoke enter the match against Derby with a 3-3-4 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Championship.
Placed 11th in the table Stoke have amassed 49 points after 37 matches. On 40 points Derby are ranked in 19th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
Stoke are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.45, as bookies predict Stoke are in with a 41% chance of beating Derby. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 2.38 on offer, while an away win for Derby pays out at 4.00. Stoke won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Derby lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 31% in this match. This equals odds around 3.25, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.33. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 75%. The last 10 home league games for Stoke averaged 1.9 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Derby the average total goals were 2 with 2 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 20%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 5.00 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.17. Stoke’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.9 goals a game. 5 of Stoke’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Derby’s last 10 away league games averaged 2 goals per game. 5 of the last 10 away matches for Derby went over 2.5 goals.