Derby – Bolton : Preview & Prediction
Derby County and Bolton meet at iPro Stadium in a match for the 41st round of the Championship. Derby County won out by (1-2) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 19-08-2017. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they played at this stadium was on 04-04-2016, in a Championship game that ended with Derby County’s (4-1) win. The goals of the match were scored by J. Russell (13 ‘and 77’), T. Ince (38 ‘) and J. Butterfield (69’) for Derby County and Z. Clough (73 ‘and 73’) for the Bolton. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Derby County Analysis
After 17 wins, 14 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in 5th place, having won 65 points. In the last match, he won the Preston North End away by (0-1), after having lost at home in a game against Sunderland by (1-4). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Derby County had 16 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 games at their home stadium. The team has conceded goals in 7 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games in this competition. In 39 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Derby County comes to this round with a win at Preston’s 0-1, returning victories after eight straight games without proving the taste of victory. It is important to note that the home team occupy a place in the play-offs to promote the English first division. Usually coach Gary Rowett had chosen a strategic 4-5-1 formation. The following players took the field: Czech Matej Vydra is the best Derby County finisher with 18 goals scored. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
After 9 wins, 12 draws and 19 losses, the visiting team is in 20th place, having won 39 points. In the last match, they lost with Birmingham City at home (0-1), after having lost in the previous match in a game against Leeds United (2-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 1 win, 6 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with a total of 11 goals scored and 25 conceded. Already inside the home, won 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 19 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last 10 away games for the championship, Bolton has 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, having won 6 points out of 30. In matches played outside the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which was verified in 8 of his 20 matches. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In his away games for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 15 of the last 20 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 40 games in this competition, he never got around to scoring in the 22 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Bolton reach this game with a 0-1 home defeat by Birmingham, thus totaling their second consecutive league defeat. In this away game coach Phil Parkinson must keep the team at 4-2-3-1 being the most advanced position occupied by Le Fondre. On the other hand, Gary Madine is Bolton’s top scorer with 10 goals scored.
Derby – Bolton : Betting Tips
Derby – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70