FM Preview: Barnsley v Nottingham Forest 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 8 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, with Barnsley running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Nottm. Forest 2 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Barnsley 3-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Barnsley 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Barnsley 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Forest have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 33 games played so far,

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 32 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 2 0 4 7 10 6
Nottingham Forest 6 2 1 3 7 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Nottingham Forest on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Forest. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley 15 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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