FM Preview: Bristol City v Nottingham Forest 09 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 14 of the 38 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashton Gate was just last season, in December 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 07 Apr Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Bristol City 0-0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Bristol City 2 - 3 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Tue 25 Jan Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Bristol City 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 07 Nov Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Bristol City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Robins have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Nottingham Forest is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Forest have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bristol City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 28 points from their 30 games thus far.

Nottingham Forest's 41 points from 30 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
Bristol City 6 2 0 4 4 10 6
Nottingham Forest 6 1 1 4 6 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Ashton Gate with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Nottingham Forest Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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