FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Bristol City fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Bristol City at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 4 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2009, as the Forest squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 11 AprNottm. Forest3-2Bristol CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 15 NovBristol City2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2006/2007Sat 31 MarBristol City1 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2006/2007Wed 29 NovNottm. Forest2 - 2Bristol CityASSM
2006/2007Sat 21 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 04 MarBristol City1 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Tue 20 SepNottm. Forest3 - 1Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These games have seen the Forest score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Robins have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest's 24 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Bristol City's total of 25 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest64208314
Bristol City633010512

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Forest, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Won 3 successive home games.
15 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bristol City 7 games since last defeat.