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Northampton vs Derby Betting Tips - Exciting attacks backed to serve up goals

Northampton and Derby clash set to go to a replay
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Northampton vs Derby clash in the FA Cup tipped to produce BTTS (Getty Images)

An open encounter is on the cards when Northampton host Derby in an English FA Cup fourth round clash at the PTS Academy Stadium. Both teams often impress in attack and are backed to serve up goals on Friday.

Northampton Form

Northampton were giant killers in the previous round as they claimed a 4-2 victory at League One side Burton Albion. First half goals from Nicky Adams, Ryan Watson and Charlie Goode put them in control of the clash before Sam Hoskins added the fourth after the break.

Keith Curle's men have been in good form lately having gone unbeaten in their last nine home matches in all competitions, including a 4-1 win over Morecambe on Saturday. They have impressed going forward with 10 goals in their last three matches but have kept one clean sheet in their last seven fixtures.

Northampton News

Northampton have no injuries or suspensions ahead of Friday’s match. Nicky Adams and Ryan Watson both impressed in the previous round and could be handed a start against Derby County.

Keith Curle
Keith Curle's Northampton have failed to keep a clean sheet in six of their last seven matches (Getty Images)

Derby Form

Derby were also impressive in the FA Cup third round, claiming a 1-0 victory at Premier League club Crystal Palace with Chris Martin getting the goal. They travel to Northampton off the back of a 1-0 victory over Hull City in a Championship fixture on Saturday.

The Rams have looked solid in recent weeks and are unbeaten in their last six matches in all competitions. Phillip Cocu's men have also struggled defensively lately having conceded in 10 of their last 12 matches. 

Derby News

Derby are without midfielder Krystian Bielik who is sidelined with injury. Richard Keogh is also expected to miss Friday’s match with a knee problem.

Northampton vs Derby Head to Head

Derby have a 2-1 advantage from three previous matches against Northampton. The visitors claimed a 1-0 friendly victory in the last meeting between both teams back in 2017. 

Northampton vs Derby Betting Odds

Northampton are outsiders at home at odds of 4.75 while Derby are priced at 1.72 for the win. A draw is set at odds of 3.80 which could be a popular pick among punters. Derby have produced over 4.5 goals in two of their last three matches which is valued at 6.00.

Over 3.5 goals is priced at 3.00 while over 2.5 is paying 1.85. BTTS is offered at odds of 1.80 at bet365.

Northampton vs Derby Match Up 

Northampton have shown plenty of attacking quality in recent weeks with Nicky Adams and Ryan Watson among the goals. They should cause the Derby defence plenty of problems on Friday.

Derby also have plenty of quality going forward with top scorer Martyn Waghorn who has eight goals this season. Tom Lawrence also carries a goal threat from midfield having scored five times this term. 

Phillip Cocu
Phillip Cocu's Derby have have failed to keep a clean sheet 10 of their last 12 matches (Getty Images)

Northampton vs Derby Stats

  • Northampton have failed to keep a clean sheet in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Northampton are unbeaten in their last 9 home matches (all competitions).
  • Derby have failed to keep a clean sheet 10 of their last 12 matches (all competitions).
  • Derby are unbeaten in their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Northampton vs Derby FAQ

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Where is Northampton vs Derby being played?

Northampton vs Derby will be played at the PST Academy Stadium in Northampton, England.

When is Northampton vs Derby being played?

Northampton vs Derby will be played at 20.00 GMT on Friday 24 January 2020.

Where can I watch Northampton vs Derby live stream online?

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What happened in Derby’s last away match?

Derby played out a 2-2 draw against Middlesbrough in their last away match.



Northampton and Derby have impressed in attack lately making BTTS the tip.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS Market @-125 at William Hill - 5 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result Market @280 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score Market @600 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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