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History of the Oldham Athletic v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest travel to take on Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 4 of the 20 games.

The last time the two teams met at Oldham Ath. was more than a decade ago, in August 1992, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5 - 3 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 14 JanNottm. Forest3 - 0Oldham Ath.LGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Oldham Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Oldham Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 44 points from their 32 games so far. Nottm. Forest's 41 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oldham Ath.6114484
Nottm. Forest6033593

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Oldham Ath. Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.