FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Nottingham Forest v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Royals have recorded 3 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugReading0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sat 28 FebReading0 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sun 10 AugNottm. Forest0 - 0ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Sat 16 AprReading1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 20 NovNottm. Forest1 - 0ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 17 JanNottm. Forest0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 16 AugReading3 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Forest have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.

The Royals have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Nottm. Forest are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 46 points from the 25 games they have played so far. Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 24 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest63218211

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Reading No sequences of note