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Derby vs Stoke Betting Tips - Home form key for Rams

Derby County have won their last 3 home matches
Derby vs Stoke
Derby are set to claim home win over Stoke (Getty Images)

Derby are tipped to have the upper hand when they host Stoke City in an English Championship fixture at Pride Park. The Rams have won their last three home matches and are backed to get the better of Stoke who are poor on the road.

Derby Form


Derby have been in fine form and head into Friday’s match unbeaten in their last seven outings. Among their recent results is a 2-1 victory over Barnsley while they also defeated Premier League team Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.

The Rams often do their best work at Pride Park having claimed three straight home wins. Phillip Cocu's men earned a 1-0 victory over Hull in their last home match with Matthew Clarke’s effort proving to be the difference.

Derby News


Defender Richard Keogh and midfielder Krystian Bielik remain sidelined with injury and should miss Friday’s match. Derby have an otherwise fully fit squad for the visit of Stoke.

Phillip Cocu
Phillip Cocu's Derby have won their last three home matches (Getty Images)

Stoke Form


Stoke are coming off a 2-0 victory over Swansea last time out in the Championship. Sam Clucas opened the scoring right after the restart while James McClean added the second in added time.

The Potters have eased themselves away from the bottom three in recent weeks but are still dangerously close to the relegation zone. Michael O’Neill's men have been poor on the road having lost five of their last seven away matches.

Stoke News


Striker Ryan Shawcross remains the only major absentee for Stoke, who have an otherwise fully fit squad for Friday’s match. Mame Biram Diouf and Lee Gregory both came off the bench against Swansea and are in contention to start on Friday. 

Derby vs Stoke Head to Head 


Derby have a 31-28 advantage with 28 draws from 39 previous matches against Stoke. The reverse fixture at the bet365 Stadium ended 2-2. Martyn Waghorn netted a brace for Derby while Scott Hogan scored twice for Stoke.

Derby vs Stoke Betting Odds


Unibet have Derby at 2.80 to secure the win while a victory for Stoke is valued at 2.75. The last two meetings have ended in draws which is valued at 3.20 on bet365.

Both teams produced over 3.5 goals in the reverse fixture and a similar result is paying 4.00. Over 2.5 goals is offered at 2.20 while BTTS is set at odds of 1.91 at William Hill.

Derby vs Stoke Match Up 


Martyn Waghorn is the top scorer for Derby this season with eight goals, including a brace in the reverse fixture at the bet365. He has a good understanding with Jack Marriott and both men are expected to get the better of the Stoke backline.

Stoke are inconsistent in attack with Lee Gregory scoring just one goal in his last 10 matches in all competitions. Sam Vokes has two goals in his last 10 matches and should be in for a difficult time at Pride Park.

Martyn Waghorn
Martyn Waghorn is the top scorer for Derby this season with eight goals (Getty Images)

Derby vs Stoke Stats


  • Derby have won their last 3 home matches (English Championship).
  • Derby have won 4 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Stoke have lost 5 of their last 7 away matches (all competitions).

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Where is Derby vs Stoke being played?

Derby vs Stoke will be played at Pride Park in Derby, England.

When is Derby vs Stoke being played?

Derby vs Stoke will be played at 19.45 GMT on Friday 31 January 2020.

Do Derby often win at home?

Derby have won their last 3 home matches.

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Verdict

Derby have won their last three home matches. The Rams can beat a Stoke side who have lost five of their last seven away matches.

Best Bet: Derby Win Win Market @180 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Derby Win 2-1 Correct Score Market @900 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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