FootyMAD's Bradford City match preview

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Last updated : 28 October 2005
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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 14 wins out of 20 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in February 2004, the Forest carving out a narrow 2-1 victory 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 28 FebNottm. Forest2-1Bradford CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 25 OctBradford City1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 DecBradford City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 16 NovNottm. Forest3 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
2001/2002Tue 26 FebBradford City2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Thu 20 SepNottm. Forest1 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 11 AprBradford City0 - 3Nottm. 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 10 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 4 conceded.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bantams's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Nottm. Forest's 20 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 23 from their 15 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6213687
Bradford City63219711

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 occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bradford City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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