FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday 17 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Nottingham Forest are ready to welcome Sheffield Wednesday to City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 64 games played, Forest have recorded 28 wins, and Sheffield Wednesday have come away with 21 victories.

The previous match played between the two at City Ground was within the last three years, in February 2010, the Forest carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Nottm. Forest 2-1 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Sheff. Wed. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Tue 27 Jan Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2008/2009 Tue 30 Sep Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2002/2003 Thu 26 Dec Sheff. Wed. 2 - 0 Nottm. Forest League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 17 Aug Nottm. Forest 4 - 0 Sheff. Wed. League Division One
2001/2002 Sat 06 Apr Sheff. Wed. 0 - 2 Nottm. Forest League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Sheffield Wednesday's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Owls have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottingham Forest's 23 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Sheffield Wednesday are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 16 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 2 3 1 12 10 9
Sheffield Wednesday 6 2 1 3 7 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Forest to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheffield Wednesday 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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