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History of the Nottingham Forest v Oldham Athletic fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Oldham Athletic at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 13 wins out of 19 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was more than a decade ago, in January 1993, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1992/1993Sat 30 JanNottm. Forest2-0Oldham Ath.PREM
1992/1993Sat 22 AugOldham Ath.5 - 3Nottm. ForestPREM
1991/1992Sat 28 DecOldham Ath.2 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1991/1992Sat 31 AugNottm. Forest3 - 1Oldham Ath.PREM
1989/1990Sun 29 AprNottm. Forest1 - 0Oldham Ath.LGEC
1978/1979Wed 06 SepNottm. Forest4 - 2Oldham Ath.LGEC
1978/1979Tue 29 AugOldham Ath.0 - 0Nottm. ForestLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. The Forest have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Oldham Ath. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Latics's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Nottm. Forest's 35 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Oldham Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 40 from their 27 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6222878
Oldham Ath.63216411

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Forest, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Oldham Ath. No win in the 2 most recent games.