FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Bolton Wanderers 16 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Nottingham Forest play host to Bolton Wanderers at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 7 of the 41 games.

The last time the two teams met at Nottingham Forest was more than a decade ago, in March 2001, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Fri 24 Aug Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2001/2002 Mon 08 Oct Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest League Cup
2000/2001 Sat 17 Mar Nottm. Forest 0-2 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
2000/2001 Tue 17 Oct Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest League Division One
1999/2000 Wed 27 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 25 Sep Bolton Wdrs. 3 - 2 Nottm. Forest League Division One
1995/1996 Sat 02 Dec Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Trotters's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Nottingham Forest see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 41 points from their 31 games played so far,

Bolton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 37 points from their 30 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 1 4 6 12 4
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Forest. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bolton Wanderers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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