England – Championship: Doncaster vs Derby Betting Preview

Both teams need points in this match.


Doncaster is still standing in the dangerous zone with only 3 points more than the first team in relegation zone. On the other side, Derby is fighting to promote in Premier League. They are standing at the 3rd position and they’ve practically secured their place in play-off, but they will try to reach 2nd position until the end of the season and promote directly.

Doncaster have some problems with injured and suspended players, especially in defence.

Rob Jones (12/1 d), Jamie McCombe (0/0 d), Bongani Khumalo (30/0 d), James Husband (27/1 d) and Harry Forrester (6/0 f) are all out, while Richie Wellens (36/0 m) and Lucas Neill (3/0 d) are both doubtful.

On the other side, Derby County will be without Shaun Barker (0/0 d) and Paul Coutts (8/0 m), but they are not important players.

Doncaster is in a very bad form. On their last 5 matches, they lost 4 times.

Derby have two wins in a row and they are full of confidence, but their recent away form is far from good. They won only once on their last 5 away matches (1-1-3).

Without any doubt, the visitors are favorites to win this match, but in the matches like these where both teams are looking for important points everything is possible, so imo it’s better option to bet on goals.

Doncaster scored at least one goals on 9 of their last 10 home matches. Their last 4 matches were finished with at least 3 goals.

Derby played  5 times “over 2.5 goals” on their last 6 matches in Championship.

Doncaster vs Derby Betting Tip: over 2.5 goals @ 1.8 (Bet365)

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