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              Derby vs. Stevenage Betting Tip

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              Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and Jamie Reid Both To Score @ 12/1
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              Cambridge United

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              Both Teams To Score

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              Derby vs. Stevenage Prediction, Tips & Stats

              We're set for an exciting encounter in the EFL as Derby County host Stevenage in a highly anticipated League One clash on Saturday at Pride Park. With both teams chasing promotion to the Championship, the encounter promises to be a tense one.

              Spearheading the title race with fervent determination, Derby County occupy the lofty perch of second place in the league table, poised to make a resounding statement of intent in their pursuit of promotion. Under the astute guidance of manager Paul Warne, the Rams have transformed from a team mired in mediocrity in the last few seasons to one of League One's most impressive outfits.

              Bolstered by a potent attacking arsenal that has plundered 57 goals in the league campaign, second only to Peterborough United, Derby epitomise attacking flair and efficiency. Spearheading their goal-scoring exploits is the seasoned marksman James Collins, whose predatory instincts and clinical finishing have propelled him to the summit of the club's scoring charts. Supported by the likes of Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, Derby's attacking duo stands as some of the league's most potent firepower.

              Defensively resolute, Derby boast the most watertight backline in League One, conceding just 29 goals, a testament to their defensive solidity and organizational discipline. With a four-game unbeaten streak, including three victories, buoying their momentum, Derby enter this encounter brimming with confidence and determination to maintain their ascent up the league ladder.

              Stevenage, meanwhile, have emerged as the surprise package of League One, defying expectations and confounding sceptics with their impressive position of seventh place in the standings. Promoted from League Two last season, the Boro have transcended their perceived limitations, punching above their weight and staking a credible claim for playoff contention.

              Guided by a resolute defensive framework that has conceded just 33 goals, Stevenage embody defensive resilience and organizational solidity. Anchored by the defensive trio of Carl Piergianni, Dan Sweeney, and Dan Butler, the Boro have emerged as a rigid obstacle for opposing attackers, frustrating their efforts and limiting scoring opportunities.

              Despite a recent dip in form, evidenced by a winless run in their last three games, Stevenage remain a force to be reckoned with, propelled by the prolific goal-scoring exploits of Jamie Reid, the joint-top scorer in the league with 17 goals. Supported by a cohesive and industrious midfield, Stevenage will be banking on Reid's predatory instincts to unlock Derby's resolute defence and spearhead their offensive charge.

              The midfield battle is poised to be pivotal, with Derby's Max Bird seeking to dictate the tempo and orchestrate attacks, while Stevenage will look to stifle and frustrate Derby at every possible moment.

              In attack, the duel between Derby's James Collins and Stevenage's Jamie Reid promises to be an enthralling contest, with both strikers able to win the game for their respective sides at the drop of a hat.

              On balance, though, we fancy Derby to prevail here given Stevenage's rocky run of form, with the Rams looking on course to mount a sustained automatic promotion bid while Stevenage look set to remain in contention for the playoffs.

              For our Derby vs. Stevenage prediction, we're going for a 2-1 win for the home side.

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              Derby Team News

              Corey Blackett-Taylor suffered an injury in the win at Exeter City in midweek and is a doubt for this one, so the scorer of Tuesday night's third goal, Tom Barkhuisen, could take Blackett-Taylor's place in the starting lineup should he be deemed unfit to start here.

              Other than that, Paul Warne should give continuity to the side that started that comprehensive 3-0 win just a few days ago.

              Stevenage Team News

              Taye Ashby-Hammond could come in for Craig MacGillivray as Steve Evans looks to shake things up.

              Louis Thompson could also be called to start this game as Stevenage enter the encounter with now fresh injury concerns.

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