FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at City Ground on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Forest have a healthy record in the fixture, winning 16 from 27 meetings.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in February 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugQ.P.R.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sat 07 FebNottm. Forest2-2Q.P.R.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 18 OctQ.P.R.2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 AprQ.P.R.2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 08 JanQ.P.R.0 - 3Nottm. ForestFAC
2004/2005Sat 04 DecNottm. Forest2 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 31 MarNottm. Forest1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Forest have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Q.P.R. are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rangers have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 49 points from the 26 games they have played so far. Q.P.R.'s 34 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest63217311
Q.P.R.61328116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Nottm. Forest fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Forest. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Q.P.R. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.