FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Brighton & Hove Albion 30 Mar 2013

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

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 3 of the 13 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in March 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Dec Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Nottm. Forest 1-1 Brighton & HA Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 7 conceded.

In complete contrast to Nottingham Forest, Brighton & Hove Albion are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Nottingham Forest's total of 60 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 59 from their 38 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 6 0 0 15 3 18
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 3 1 2 9 4 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Brighton & Hove Albion, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Brighton & Hove Albion Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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