FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Brighton & Hove Albion 24 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Nottingham Forest are ready to welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 9 wins out of 13 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at City Ground was more than three years back, in March 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2007/2008 Mon 24 Mar Nottm. Forest 0-0 Brighton & HA League One
2007/2008 Fri 07 Dec Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Nottm. Forest League One
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Brighton & HA 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest League One
2006/2007 Sat 19 Aug Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Brighton & HA League One
2004/2005 Sat 22 Jan Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Wed 29 Sep Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Forest's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Seagulls have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 37 matches.

Brighton & Hove Albion are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 61 points from 38 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 3 1 2 14 9 10
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 3 2 1 11 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Nottingham Forest's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Brighton & Hove Albion Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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