FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Bristol City 25 Jan 2011

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Bristol City fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Bristol City at City Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, winning 22 and drawing 15 of the 41 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground 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:
2009/2010Sat 03 AprBristol City1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Sat 07 NovNottm. Forest1-1Bristol CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 11 AprNottm. Forest3 - 2Bristol CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 15 NovBristol City2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2006/2007Sat 31 MarBristol City1 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2006/2007Wed 29 NovNottm. Forest2 - 2Bristol CityASSM
2006/2007Sat 21 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Forest, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Bristol City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest's total of 43 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship. Bristol City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest651013616
Bristol City61326106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Nottm. Forest fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Forest. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Bristol City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.