FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough 19 Oct 2010

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at City Ground on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Forest have recorded 16 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in February 2010, the Forest carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 20 FebNottm. Forest1-0MiddlesbroughCHMP
2009/2010Sat 21 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Tue 25 AugNottm. Forest2 - 1MiddlesbroughLGEC
1998/1999Sat 20 MarNottm. Forest1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
1998/1999Sun 01 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1997/1998Sun 01 MarNottm. Forest4 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP
1997/1998Wed 26 NovMiddlesbrough0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Boro have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Nottm. Forest see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far, Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 11 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are not exactly setting the world alight at City Ground at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Middlesbrough in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.