FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest 27 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 13 of the 32 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in January 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Ipswich Town 1-3 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Nottm. Forest 3 - 0 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Tue 15 Sep Ipswich Town 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Wed 18 Feb Ipswich Town 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Tractor Boys have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Nottingham Forest's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Forest, and 6 goals against.

Ipswich Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 14 points from their 18 games thus far.

Nottingham Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 29 from their 18 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 2 1 3 4 16 7
Nottingham Forest 6 3 2 1 10 8 11

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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 Portman Road with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest Undefeated in last 5 away games.
5 games since last defeat.

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