FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

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History of the Coventry City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 14 of the 43 previous games, with the hosts winning just 10.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Mon 28 DecNottm. Forest2 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 18 AprNottm. Forest1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 06 DecCoventry City2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Wed 06 AprCoventry City2 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 28 AugNottm. Forest1 - 4Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 07 FebNottm. Forest0 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Wed 27 AugCoventry City1 - 3Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.

Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 29 games played so far, Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 55 points from 29 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City6132886
Nottm. Forest640212512

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Forest of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Ricoh Arena with Nottm. Forest coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.