FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers 09 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture

Nottingham Forest are ready to welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers to City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 13 of the 59 games.

The previous match played between the two at City Ground was more than three years back, in March 2009, with Wolverhampton Wanderers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Wolves 1 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Nottm. Forest 0-1 Wolves Championship
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Wolves 5 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Sat 06 Nov Wolves 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Fri 15 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Wolves Championship
2002/2003 Fri 11 Apr Nottm. Forest 2 - 2 Wolves League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 23 Nov Wolves 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 9 conceded.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Nottingham Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 54 points from their 36 games so far.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 39 points from 36 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 4 1 1 11 4 13
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 1 3 2 7 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Forest's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Wolverhampton Wanderers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Wolverhampton Wanderers No sequences of note

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