Nottm. Forest travel to take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Forest have recorded 7 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 9 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was back in August 2002, over five years ago, with Portsmouth running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Wed 29 Oct||Nottm. Forest||2 - 4||Portsmouth||LGEC|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 28 Nov||Portsmouth||3 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 07 Apr||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Dec||Nottm. Forest||2 - 0||Portsmouth||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 8 conceded.
Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 18 points from their 13 games played so far, Nottm. Forest's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pompey, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Portsmouth||Won 3 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Nottm. Forest||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.