FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 28 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Nottingham Forest v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at City Ground on Wednesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Forest have tasted victory on 8 of the 10 occassions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was two seasons ago, in November 2002, as the Forest squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 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:
2002/2003Sat 15 MarBrighton & HA1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Wed 27 NovNottm. Forest3-2Brighton & HACHMP
1986/1987Wed 08 OctNottm. Forest3 - 0Brighton & HALC
1986/1987Wed 24 SepBrighton & HA0 - 0Nottm. ForestLC
1982/1983Mon 03 JanBrighton & HA1 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1982/1983Sat 04 SepNottm. Forest4 - 0Brighton & HAPREM
1981/1982Sat 20 FebBrighton & HA0 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Seagulls's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Nottm. Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches. Brighton & HA are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 11 from their 10 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6222678
Brighton & HA63126510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest go into their game against Brighton & HA in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Brighton & HA Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.