FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest 03 Jan 2011

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History of the Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Forest have recorded 11 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctNottm. Forest2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Sat 10 AprNottm. Forest3 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Tue 15 SepIpswich Town1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Wed 18 FebIpswich Town2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Tue 21 OctNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 12 MarIpswich Town6 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Wed 11 AugNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Ipswich Town are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 28 from their 23 matches played. Nottm. Forest's 34 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6213797
Nottm. Forest632112511

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Forest out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Ipswich Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town 13 games since last home draw.
Nottm. Forest 4 games since last defeat.