Brentford vs Derby County Betting Tips and Predictions

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Brentford
    Derby

      Tip Reasoning

       

      Derby are without a win in 8 league matches and have slipped away from automatic promotion contention and into 6th place. Paul Clement has been replaced by Darren Wassall as manager but the new man got off to a nightmare start by losing 1-0 at home to struggling MK Dons last weekend.

      This isn’t a bad time to be playing Brentford though who are struggling to cope after a couple of major January departures. The Bees have lost their last two matches 3-0 and 4-0 and they haven’t won at Griffin Park since before Christmas.

      Reason for Betting Tips

      Derby’s poor form makes it very hard to understand why they are odds on to win this match. Brentford might not be playing brilliant football right now either but there is enough quality in their side to suggest they can get a result and you can back them to do that by punting for a Brentford Double Chance at 8/13.

      Recent Form

      All competitions, most recent first:

      Brentford: LLDWLL

      Derby: LDDLLL

      Head-to-Head

      Brentford won 2-1 last season when Derby visited Griffin Park for the first time in the Championship. Since then they have played twice at the iPro with Derby winning one and drawing the other.

      Statistics

      Derby have scored an average of just 1.07 goals per game on the road this season which isn’t really good enough for a side that is aiming for automatic promotion. Both teams have scored in 60% of the matches at Griffin Park this season in the league.

      Team News

      Brentford: Without the suspended Yoann Barbet, who saw red after just 6 minutes at Hillsborough last weekend.

      Derby: Chris Baird has re-joined Fulham on loan until the end of the season so won’t feature and new boss Wassall has indicated he could ring the changes here after last weekend’s defeat with places up for grabs.

       

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