FootyMAD's Carlisle United match preview

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History of the Carlisle United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest travel to take on Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 5 games played, Forest have recorded 1 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Carlisle Utd. was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1977, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepNottm. Forest0 - 0Carlisle Utd.LGE1
1976/1977Sat 05 MarCarlisle Utd.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1976/1977Sat 25 SepNottm. Forest5 - 1Carlisle Utd.CHMP
1975/1976Sat 06 MarCarlisle Utd.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1975/1976Sat 01 NovNottm. Forest4 - 0Carlisle Utd.CHMP
1973/1974Sat 13 AprCarlisle Utd.2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1973/1974Sat 17 NovNottm. Forest2 - 0Carlisle Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Carlisle United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Carlisle Utd.'s 40 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 52 points from 28 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Carlisle Utd.6213687
Nottm. Forest6222498

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Brunton Park Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Carlisle Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.