FM Preview: Barnsley v Nottingham Forest 27 Oct 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 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in March 2012, 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 Sat 03 Mar Barnsley 1-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches.

Nottingham Forest's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 2 2 2 8 5 8
Nottingham Forest 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Forest has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Barnsley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Nottingham Forest 5 games since last defeat.

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