Derby vs Sheff Wed Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

The most likely scenario for this match will be the existence of multiple goals. We believe that the home team will dominate the game and enjoy the best chances to win because of the collective quality they enjoy. On the other hand, Sheffield Wednesday presents a negative performance in the championship, however, it needs to add all three points. That said and taking these factors into account, risking for goals in this game is a good option.

Betting tip

Handicap, more than 2 goals

Odd 1.55

Prediction

Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday meet at Pride Park Stadium, in a match for the 46th round of the Championship. In the last head-to-head meeting between these teams in this competition, on 01‑01‑2021, Sheffield Wednesday won at home by (1‑0). The history of head-to-head matches at this stadium favors the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 2 and drew 2. However, in the last head-to-head at this stadium, on 11‑12‑ 2019, the match ended in tie by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by C. Martin (82 ‘) for Derby County and S. Fletcher (23’) for Sheffield Wednesday. Special attention is needed for home / away status as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.

Derby Team Analysis

The home team is currently 21st, with 43 points won, after 11 wins, 10 draws and 24 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Birmingham City by (1‑2). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Swansea City by (2‑1). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when it plays against its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 25 received, against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses at home, with 15 goals scored and 11 conceded. In the last 10 league home games, Derby County has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having earned 17 points out of a possible 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 18 of the last 22 matches have ended with Under 2.5 goals. In 45 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 23 times and never managed to turn the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 22 home matches for this competition: they have conceded 10 of their 23 goals between minutes (76 ‘- 90’).

Derby County comes into this game with a 2-1 setback, on the trip to the Swansea field, thus adding the sixth consecutive loss in this competition: the only goal of the team was scored by Tom Lawrence. In this home game, coach Wayne Rooney must play in the usual 4-3-3 tactical system, with Tom Lawrence, Colin Kazim-Richards and Martyn Waghorn being the men responsible for tormenting the opponent’s defensive line. For this match the local coach cannot count on Krystian Bielik, Curtis Davies, Jordon Ibe, Lee Gregory, Teden Mengi and Andre Wisdom, all with physical problems.

Sheff Wed Team Analysis

After 12 victories, 10 draws and 23 defeats, the visiting team is in 23rd position, with 40 points. In the last match, they drew (0‑0) against Nottingham Forest at home, after losing (3‑1) away to Middlesbrough in the previous match. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when it plays with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses as a visitor, with a total of 12 goals. scored and 32 conceded. At home, they had 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 18 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the league, Sheffield Wednesday has won 6 points out of a possible 30, after 2 wins and 8 losses in the last 10 home games. The team allowed goals to the rival in 7 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to materialize in 7 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In 45 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 18 times and never managed to turn the scoreboard. There are 2 outstanding periods in the last 22 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 6 of his 15 goals between minutes (31 ‘- 45’); He conceded 14 of his 40 goals between minutes (76 ‘- 90’).

Sheffield Wednesday comes to this game with a 0-0 draw in reception against Nottingham Forest, thus adding the second consecutive game without a win in this competition. In this game against Derby County, coach Darren Moore will have to maintain a more defensive team, with successive counterattacks, looking for forward Callum Paterson on most occasions. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Massimo Luongo, Cameron Dawson, Moses Odubajo, Dominic Iorfa, Joost van Aken, Isaiah Brown and Tom Lees, all with physical problems.

Betting tip

Handicap, more than 2 goals

Odd 1.55


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