FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest 01 Mar 2011

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History of the Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, Forest have recorded 6 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 12 victories.

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

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 19 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP
2009/2010Sat 20 FebNottm. Forest1 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP
2009/2010Sat 21 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Tue 25 AugNottm. Forest2 - 1MiddlesbroughLGEC
1998/1999Sat 20 MarNottm. Forest1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
1998/1999Sun 01 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1997/1998Sun 01 MarNottm. Forest4 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Boro's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 32 matches. Nottm. Forest's total of 58 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231659

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Forest of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Riverside Stadium with Nottm. Forest coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.