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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 9 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in March 2003, the Seagulls carving out a narrow 1 - 0 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:
2004/2005Wed 29 SepNottm. Forest0 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Seagulls's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 29 matches. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 29 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA63218611
Nottm. Forest62048106

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Nottm. Forest 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.