FM Preview: Reading v Nottingham Forest 17 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 16th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Reading and Nottingham Forest at 20:00 on 17th April 2012 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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