FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 3 draws, with 4 wins being posted by Forest.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in May 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 05 MayNottm. Forest0-0Crewe Alex.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 09 DecCrewe Alex.1 - 4Nottm. ForestLGE1
2004/2005Sat 02 AprCrewe Alex.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 14 AugNottm. Forest2 - 2Crewe Alex.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 MarNottm. Forest2 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 SepCrewe Alex.3 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Sat 13 AprNottm. Forest2 - 2Crewe Alex.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Forest, with 2 goals against.

In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Crewe Alex. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 27 points from 15 games. Crewe Alex.'s 23 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231849
Crewe Alex.651010316

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Crewe Alex. Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.