FootyMAD's Bradford City match preview

Last updated : 27 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Nottingham Forest v Bradford City fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Bradford City at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 13 wins out of 19 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in November 2002, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 25 OctBradford City1 - 2Nottm. ForestLD1
2002/2003Sat 14 DecBradford City1 - 0Nottm. ForestLD1
2002/2003Sat 16 NovNottm. Forest3-0Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Tue 26 FebBradford City2 - 1Nottm. ForestLD1
2001/2002Thu 20 SepNottm. Forest1 - 0Bradford CityLD1
1997/1998Sat 11 AprBradford City0 - 3Nottm. ForestLD1
1997/1998Sat 06 DecNottm. Forest2 - 2Bradford CityLD1

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Forest have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Bantams have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 32 points from their 32 games thus far. Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 26 points from their 33 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6042484
Bradford City61055103

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.