Nottm. Forest face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Forest have recorded 15 wins, and Derby County have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, the Rams carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 29 Dec||Nottm. Forest||5 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 30 Jan||Derby County||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Nottm. Forest||3 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Nottm. Forest||1 - 3||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Feb||Nottm. Forest||2 - 3||Derby County||FAC|
|2008/2009||Fri 23 Jan||Derby County||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sun 02 Nov||Derby County||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 7 conceded.
The Forest have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far, Nottm. Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 40 from their 24 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Derby County||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Nottm. Forest||5 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.