Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 34 games played, Forest have recorded 15 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was earlier this season, the Forest carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in an League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 25 Aug||Nottm. Forest||2-1||Middlesbrough||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sat 20 Mar||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sun 01 Nov||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sun 01 Mar||Nottm. Forest||4 - 0||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Wed 26 Nov||Middlesbrough||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Mon 24 Mar||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Forest, with 2 goals against.
In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Boro 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 58 points from 32 games. Middlesbrough's 44 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Middlesbrough, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win
|Nottm. Forest||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Middlesbrough||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.