FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

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History of the Leyton Orient v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 13 of the 26 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 JanNottm. Forest4 - 0Leyton OrientLGE1
2006/2007Sat 28 AprLeyton Orient1 - 3Nottm. ForestLGE1
2006/2007Sat 16 DecNottm. Forest1 - 3Leyton OrientLGE1
1998/1999Tue 22 SepNottm. Forest0 - 0Leyton OrientLGEC
1998/1999Tue 15 SepLeyton Orient1 - 5Nottm. ForestLGEC
1987/1988Sat 30 JanLeyton Orient1 - 2Nottm. ForestFAC
1976/1977Tue 29 MarNottm. Forest3 - 0OrientCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the O's score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leyton Orient lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 49 points from their 33 games so far. Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 53 points from 31 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient6132466
Nottm. Forest6231659

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Nottm. Forest on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Leyton Orient. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.