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Ace Football previews the League One round 46 match between Derby and Carlisle and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Struggling Carlisle are in for a tough assignment, when going up against Derby on Saturday at Pride Park. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take anything from this encounter.

Derby approach round 46 as number 2 in the League One table with 89 points on their account so far. With 45 rounds behind them, Carlisle have amassed 30 points, placing them as number 24 in the standings.


Team form: Derby vs Carlisle

Derby Form

Their last three matches saw Derby drawing 0-0 with Wycombe, before taking out Leyton Orient by 3-0, and Cambridge U by 0-1. Derby showed little mercy in their past six matches at Pride Park, of which they won five, drew none and lost once. They hit the target 11 times, while letting in three themselves.

Carlisle Form

In their last three matches, Carlisle won 0-1 win against Cheltenham, lost 0-1 against Blackpool and lost 1-3 against Wycombe. Carlisle managed a decent return of three wins in their last six League One away matches, in which they scored seven while also conceding seven times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Betting stats for Derby and Carlisle

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Derby and Carlisle. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Derby have scored in the last 17 home matches in a row in the League One
  • In 18 of the last 19 Derby matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 18 of the last 19 Derby matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Derby have scored in 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • Derby have not lost 18 of the last 20 home matches in the League One
  • Carlisle have conceded in 37 of the last 39 matches in the League One
  • Carlisle have conceded in 26 of the last 28 matches
  • Carlisle have conceded in 25 of the last 27 away matches
  • Carlisle have conceded in 21 of the last 23 away matches in the League One
  • Carlisle have not won 9 of the last 11 matches

In-form players: Derby vs Carlisle

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Sonny Bradley, who is performing well for Derby. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent League One outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Carlisle.The visitors will be looking to Jon Mellish to find the net once again, after managing three League One goals for Carlisle in recent matches.

Popular betting markets: Derby vs Carlisle

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at Pride Park across all tournaments Derby won eight times, drew one and lost one times. Carlisle claimed three wins, zero draw and seven defeats in their last 10 games away. Derby didn’t lose any of their previous 5 matches. Derby have beaten Carlisle in 3 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Derby scored the first goal of the match an impressive nine times in the last ten home games. Carlisle scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Derby have not conceded a goal in 3 consecutive games. Derby probably enjoy the prospect of scoring on Saturday, as Carlisle managed only one clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed seven clean sheets in their last 10 matches.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Derby, who scored an average of 1.6 goals along the way. In the last ten games for Carlisle, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.2 times goals per game themselves.

Recommended tip: Derby vs Carlisle

To summarize, the upcoming League One clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Derby vs Carlisle mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

Derby vs Carlisle: Who wins the game?