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Derby County vs Peterborough United betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

Derby County to win and over 2.5 goals (11/5)

Peterborough have conceded more goals than any other Championship side this season.

The Posh have conceded 60 times in just 30 matches this season.

Derby will be confident of getting the job done and Pride Park whilst scoring a couple of goals.

Tom Lawrence to score anytime (12/5)

Lawrence is Derby’s leading scorer this season with nine league goals to his name.

The forward has also netted four times in his last six appearances.

Match preview: Derby County vs Peterborough United

Derby’s push for survival was dealt a slight blow last weekend as they were beaten by Middlesbrough.

Boro ended up comfortably defeating the Rams 4-1 at the Riverside Stadium.

However, Wayne Rooney’s side are making a very strong push to remain in the division.

Despite sitting second from bottom, they are now just five points away from safety.

Derby were, of course, deducted 12 points at the start of the season for breaching EFL rules.

Peterborough held by relegation rivals

Peterborough were held to a goalless draw on Wednesday with relegation rivals, Reading.

Neither of the two sides could find the breakthrough in a crucial clash at the bottom.

The point means that Peterborough remain 22nd in the table but just two points off safety.

Now, they face another crunch match when they travel to Derby are one place and three points behind them.

Derby County team news

Richard Stearman remains suspended for Saturday’s clash.

Meanwhile, Colin Kazim-Richards and Kamil Jozwiak are both sidelined.

Peterborough United team news

Peterborough will remain without the defensive duo of Mark Beevers and Dan Butler.

Butler has now missed the last 8 matches for Peterborough.

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