FM Preview: Coventry City v Nottingham Forest 01 Feb 2011

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History of the Coventry City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 14 of the 44 previous games, with the hosts winning just 11.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 09 NovNottm. Forest2 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2009/2010Tue 09 FebCoventry City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Mon 28 DecNottm. Forest2 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 18 AprNottm. Forest1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 06 DecCoventry City2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Wed 06 AprCoventry City2 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 28 AugNottm. Forest1 - 4Coventry CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Nottm. Forest however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Forest, and 5 goals against.

Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far, Nottm. Forest's total of 46 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City6123795
Nottm. Forest65019515

FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Ricoh Arena with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.