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History of the Nottingham Forest v Blackpool fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Blackpool at City Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, winning 19 and drawing 12 of the 34 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in September 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 08 AugBlackpool0 - 2Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 04 FebBlackpool2 - 2Nottm. ForestLGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 4 conceded.

Blackpool's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Seasiders, and 9 goals against.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 56 points from 32 games. Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 47 from their 30 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6123485
Blackpool6213797

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are starting to turn City Ground into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Blackpool 9 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.