FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Watford 11 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Watford fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Watford at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Forest have recorded 10 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 February 2011, the Forest carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Watford 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Nottm. Forest 1-0 Watford Championship
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Watford 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Watford 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Nottm. Forest 2 - 4 Watford Championship
2008/2009 Tue 10 Mar Watford 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Watford Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Forest have conceded a disappointing 8 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 0 of their own chances.

Watford's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.

Watford find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 29 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 1 4 4 12 4
Watford 6 3 0 3 9 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Forest at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Hornets come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Watford 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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