FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Nottingham Forest 03 Dec 2011

Last updated : 02 December 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest pack their bags to visit Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 12 previous games, with the hosts winning just 3.

The previous match played between the two at Falmer Stadium was more than three years back, in December 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Mon 24 Mar Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2007/2008 Fri 07 Dec Brighton & HA 0-2 Nottm. Forest League One
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Brighton & HA 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest League One
2006/2007 Sat 19 Aug Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Brighton & HA League One
2004/2005 Sat 22 Jan Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Wed 29 Sep Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2002/2003 Sat 15 Mar Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest League Division One

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

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 29 points from their 19 games so far.

Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 20 points from their 19 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 3 1 2 5 5 10
Nottingham Forest 6 2 0 4 4 11 6

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seagulls, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Nottingham Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here