FootyMAD's Preston North End Match Preview

History of the Nottingham Forest v Preston North End fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Preston North End at City Ground on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 42 games played, Forest have recorded 16 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in October 2003, with Preston N.E. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 23 OctPreston N.E.3 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Mon 12 AprPreston N.E.2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Wed 01 OctNottm. Forest0-1Preston N.E.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 25 JanPreston N.E.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Wed 14 AugNottm. Forest2 - 2Preston N.E.CHMP
2001/2002Sun 21 AprPreston N.E.2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Sat 17 NovNottm. Forest1 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The North End have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the North End have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 26 points from their 31 games thus far. Preston N.E.'s total of 53 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231639
Preston N.E.63219711

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors steal a point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest5 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Preston N.E.3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.