FM Preview: Reading v Nottingham Forest 17 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Reading v Nottingham Forest fixture

Reading prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was just last season, in August 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 01 Nov Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Reading Championship
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Nottm. Forest 3 - 4 Reading Championship
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Reading 1-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Reading Championship
2009/2010 Sat 08 Aug Reading 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Reading 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sun 10 Aug Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Reading Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Reading could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Royals, with 2 goals against.

The Forest have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Forest pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.

Reading are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 43 games giving them a return of 85 points.

Nottingham Forest are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 47 from their 43 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Reading 6 5 0 1 14 7 15
Nottingham Forest 6 2 3 1 5 2 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading may be coming up against a decent side in Nottingham Forest, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Royals. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Reading Won 7 successive home games.
16 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Nottingham Forest Undefeated in last 4 away games.

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