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History of the Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at City Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 6 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in October 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 24 OctCrystal Palace1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Tue 28 OctCrystal Palace1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sat 04 OctNottm. Forest0-2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 MarNottm. Forest3 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecCrystal Palace1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 08 FebNottm. Forest2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Sat 09 NovCrystal Palace0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Forest, with 1 goals against.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 67 points from 38 games. Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 39 points from their 37 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6303689
Crystal Palace6132456

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Nottm. Forest fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Forest. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Won 7 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Crystal Palace Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.