FM Preview: Blackpool v Nottingham Forest 23 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was just last season, in October 2011, with Nottingham Forest inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Seasiders in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Blackpool 1-2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 11 May Nottm. Forest 3 - 4 Blackpool Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2009/2010 Sat 08 May Blackpool 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Blackpool 3 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Blackpool 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Seasiders in those games, with 9 conceded.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Blackpool's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Nottingham Forest's 17 points from 11 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
Blackpool 6 2 0 4 8 12 6
Nottingham Forest 6 2 2 2 6 5 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Blackpool. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest 4 games since last defeat.

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