FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Watford 05 Feb 2011

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Watford fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Watford at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Forest have recorded 9 wins, and Watford have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in August 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 06 NovWatford1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Sat 26 DecWatford0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Tue 18 AugNottm. Forest2-4WatfordCHMP
2008/2009Tue 10 MarWatford2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sat 23 AugNottm. Forest3 - 2WatfordCHMP
2004/2005Tue 08 MarWatford0 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 OctNottm. Forest1 - 2WatfordCHMP

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 13 goals for the Forest, with 5 goals against.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Hornets's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 27 games. Watford lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 43 from their 27 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest650110615

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Watford, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Watford 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.