Millwall are in with a good chance of adding three nice points to their total in round 17 of the Championship. They will be disappointed not to beat Derby, whom they welcome on home soil at The Den. Millwall rank as number 9 in the table on 24 points after 16 matches. With 16 rounds behind them, Derby have amassed 5 points and sit 24 in the Championship. While Millwall could be sneaking inside the top 6 with a win here, Derby will be hoping to add some distance to the lower regions. Millwall go into their next Championship match averaging a humble 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches.
They scored a mundane total of 9 goals, while also conceding 7 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times. Derby travel to their next Championship match, averaging a lowly 0.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 8 goals, while also conceding 9 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Stats and facts for Millwall and Derby.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Millwall's last 9 of 11 matches;
- Millwall scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Millwall conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Derby did not win the last 6 matches in a row;
- Derby did not win the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
- Derby scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Derby conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Millwall v. Derby
Millwall move on
Millwall will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Millwall are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Stoke by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 1-0 against Huddersfield, before claiming 3 points in a 1-0 win against Reading.
Derby look poor on the road
Derby go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. Only a single point prevents Derby from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a point in a 1-1 draw against Coventry before getting trounced against Blackburn by a 1-2 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Barnsley ran out 2-1 winners.
According to the bookmakers, Millwall are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 5.25 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 19% chance of beating Derby. Placing your bet on Derby, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.70.
Millwall v. Derby — fixture history
The latest match between Millwall and Derby was a close affair, with Millwall grabbing a small 1-0 victory. Millwall have been able to win 40% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Derby in the Championship. In other words, they have a 4-3-3 recent record, with the latter winning 30% of the matches. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 4 times in the past 10 matches between Millwall and Derby. Both teams found the back of the net 3 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the Championship
As the current Championship standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 19 points. Even though Derby cannot overtake Millwall in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Millwall, who are now number 9 with 24 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Saturday.
It is difficult to look past Tom Bradshaw, when on the search for a marksman. He seems on a strong run and hit the target 2 times for Millwall in their last 6 games. Curtis Davies has managed to hit the target 1 times in the last half dozen matches for Derby. It is probably safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.