Cardiff 9/5 to beat Derby in Tuesdays Championship clash
Market: Cardiff to beat Derby
Odds: 9/5 @ Bet365
With the Championship table reaching the end of the season, English football’s second division remains incredibly tight at both ends of the table with just a single point seeing a team jump several places. On that note, automatic promotion hopefuls Cardiff City will travel to Derby on Tuesday night.
For the hosts on Tuesday night, despite starting the season brightly and being tipped as promotion candidates, Derby County have endured a torrid second half of the year and now sit outside of the playoffs. After 43 Championship games this season, Derby have won 18, drawn 14 and lost 11, scoring 62 and conceding 45. With a points tally of 68, Derby currently sit seventh in the Championship table and are now one point adrift of breaking into the playoff positions. As for their recent form, Derby have now lost their last three matches in a row and hold just one win at the iPro Stadium in their last six attempts.
As for the Hosts, Cardiff still remain firmly in the heart of a battle to secure the second automatic playoff position. After 43 Championship games this season, Cardiff have won 26, drawn eight and lost nine, scoring 66 and conceding 36, Cardiff hold the joint best defensive record in the division. With a points tally of 86, Cardiff now hold just a single point advantage over Fulham in third and this will be their game in hand. As for their recent form, Cardiff have now won their last two on the bounce and have only lost one of their last nine games on the road.
Bet: Cardiff to beat Derby in Tuesdays Championship clash 9/5 @ Bet365>>