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History of the Blackpool v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 8 of the 33 games.

The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1976, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 27 SepNottm. Forest1 - 1BlackpoolLGE1
1976/1977Sat 26 MarNottm. Forest3 - 0BlackpoolCHMP
1976/1977Sat 16 OctBlackpool1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
1975/1976Sat 07 FebNottm. Forest3 - 0BlackpoolCHMP
1975/1976Tue 04 NovBlackpool1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1974/1975Sat 29 MarBlackpool0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
1974/1975Sat 21 DecNottm. Forest0 - 0BlackpoolCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Blackpool are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackpool find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 30 matches. Nottm. Forest's 40 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seasiders, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.