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History of the Nottingham Forest v Bristol Rovers fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Bristol Rovers at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Forest have won an impressive 9 of the 12 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 3.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1991, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 SepBristol Rvs.2 - 2Nottm. ForestLGE1
1991/1992Wed 30 OctNottm. Forest2-0Bristol Rvs.LGEC
1976/1977Sat 30 AprBristol Rvs.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1976/1977Tue 18 JanNottm. Forest6 - 0Bristol Rvs.FAC
1976/1977Tue 11 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 1Nottm. ForestFAC
1976/1977Sat 08 JanNottm. Forest1 - 1Bristol Rvs.FAC
1976/1977Sat 04 DecNottm. Forest4 - 2Bristol Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Forest have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottm. Forest are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 45 points from the 26 games they have played so far. Bristol Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6222988
Bristol Rvs.63309312

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Bristol Rvs., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.