FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 6 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 10 AprNottm. Forest3-0Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Tue 15 SepIpswich Town1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Wed 18 FebIpswich Town2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Tue 21 OctNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 12 MarIpswich Town6 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Wed 11 AugNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 AprIpswich Town1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 5 conceded.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Nottm. Forest see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far, Ipswich Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 18 from their 12 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231769
Ipswich Town6213787

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. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Ipswich Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.