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History of the West Ham United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm Forest face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 11 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2003, as the Hammers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 04 JanWest Ham3 - 2Nottm ForestFAC
1998/1999Sat 13 FebWest Ham2 - 1Nottm ForestPREM
1998/1999Sat 19 SepNottm Forest0 - 0West HamPREM
1996/1997Wed 01 JanWest Ham0 - 1Nottm ForestPREM
1996/1997Sat 21 SepNottm Forest0 - 2West HamPREM
1995/1996Sat 03 FebWest Ham1 - 0Nottm ForestPREM
1995/1996Sat 26 AugNottm Forest1 - 1West HamPREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Hammers have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Nottm Forest have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Forest's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

West Ham's total of 25 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Nottm Forest's 20 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham641111513
Nottm Forest6123675

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Nottm Forest not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that West Ham will ease to victory over the Forest. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Nottm Forest Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.