Derby County vs Burton Albion predictions for this Saturday’s East Midlands derby in the Championship. Read on for our free betting tips and predictions.
Derby County vs Burton Albion:Derby Win To Nil
Derby County vs Burton Albion:Derby 2-0
Matej Vydra To Score Anytime
Reason For Derby vs Burton Albion Betting Tips
Burton had the better of their first since forever league clashes against Derby last season yet they may think that its harder getting one over on their East Midlands rivals this term. The Rams have been generally amazing in the course of recent months, with only two or three slip-ups keeping them down. They will fancy they can bag maximum points here however and the guests may even battle to get on the score-sheet.
The Brewers have been extremely cautious away from home lately and they have shockingly got a couple of fair outcomes on their travels, which has been a help as their home frame is right now dreadful. However overall they look short on capability and lacking in the kind of attacking quality that could get them out of inconvenience.
They’ve scored only 0.33 goals for every game away from home in the Championship this term, failing to score in a stressing 67% of those matches. They also have the division’s second most exceedingly awful goalscoring record with only 0.63 goals for each game. In an extreme away match, for example, this against top six resistance, it would be nothing unexpected to see them draw blanks again.
The Rams may have endured a foul up last time out against Ipswich yet the overall impression is that they are in good shape now under Gary Rowett. At home they’ve generally been exceptionally strong, winning a magnificent 56% of their home matches to nil while they have a noteworthy 37% clean sheet ratio overall in the Championship this term.
They ought to dominate this game so their protection is probably not going to be seriously tried and it may simply be an issue of them endeavoring to prize Burton open, which lesser teams have attempted to do on occasion. However with Matej Vydra in the sort of frame he’s in, there ought to be at least a goal or two in this for Derby. The Czech forward is back to his best with 11 goals in 15 appearances this term and backing Vydra to score anytime could be worth considering here.
Overall, you have to fancy the Rams, who have been quite solid at the two finishes of the pitch at home this season. They average 1.67 goals for each game themselves while yielding only 0.89 and backing Derby to Win to Nil hopes to offer value here.
The primary ever league gatherings occurred last season. The sides attracted 0-0 Derby while the Brewers won 1-0 at the Pirelli.
Derby versus Burton Albion Stats
Burton have failed to score in 53% of their league games this term. 33% of Derby home games this term have seen them win 2-0.
Derby Team News
David Nugent could be dropped here with Chris Martin liable to take his place in advance. Darren Bent, Jason Shackell and Max Lowe are still out.
Burton Albion Team News
Joe Mason came back from damage last time out and should lead the line again. Liam Boyce and John Brayford are both out harmed however generally Burton have a completely fit squad to browse.