FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough 06 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at City Ground on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 37 games played, Forest have recorded 18 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in October 2011, with Nottingham Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb Middlesbrough 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Tue 18 Oct Nottm. Forest 2-0 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Tue 19 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 25 Aug Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Middlesbrough League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Forest's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Middlesbrough however, is much more impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. Those games have seen the Boro pummel 13 goals, and let in 4.

Nottingham Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 21 points from their 14 games so far.

Middlesbrough are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 28 points from the 14 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 3 2 1 11 8 11
Middlesbrough 6 6 0 0 12 3 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Forest of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Middlesbrough, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest No sequences of note
Middlesbrough 6 successive away victories.
15 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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