FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Crystal Palace take on Nottingham Forest in a Championship match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest fixture
Nottingham Forest face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Forest have recorded 7 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in May 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Dec||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Crystal Palace||0-3||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Dec||Nottm. Forest||3 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 23 Mar||Nottm. Forest||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 28 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 2 conceded.
Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Forest, and 7 goals against.
Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 54 points from their 39 games played so far,
Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 40 points from 39 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Crystal Palace may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Nottingham Forest||Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here