FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 09 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Nottingham Forest v Reading fixture

Reading pack their bags to visit Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Royals will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 7 and win only 3 of the 13 games.

The previous match played between the two at City Ground was more than three years back, in November 2004, the Forest carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 16 AprReading1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 20 NovNottm. Forest1 - 0ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 17 JanNottm. Forest0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 16 AugReading3 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Fri 18 AprReading1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 21 DecNottm. Forest2 - 0ReadingCHMP
1997/1998Sun 26 AprNottm. Forest1 - 0ReadingCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 5 conceded.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Royals's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest651011416

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Nottm. Forest may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Reading No sequences of note