FM Preview: Hull City v Nottingham Forest 16 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Hull City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Hull City at The Circle on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Forest have recorded 10 wins, and Hull City have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Circle was less than a year ago, in April 2012, the Tigers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Dec Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Hull City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Hull City 2-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Hull City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Hull City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Hull City 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
1976/1977 Sat 12 Mar Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Hull City Second Division
1976/1977 Sat 02 Oct Hull City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Hull City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tigers in those games, with 7 conceded.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 68 points from the 37 games they have played so far.

Nottingham Forest's total of 57 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hull City 6 4 0 2 12 10 12
Nottingham Forest 6 5 1 0 14 3 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Nottingham Forest only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at The Circle will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hull City Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Nottingham Forest 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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