Nottm. Forest pack their bags to visit Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Forest have recorded 5 wins, and Reading have come away with 6 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Madejski Stadium was more than three years back, in April 2005, the Royals carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 10 Aug||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Reading||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Fri 18 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Nottm. Forest||2 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading 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 Royals in those games, with 3 conceded.
Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 59 points from 32 games. Nottm. Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 34 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Reading may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Reading||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Nottm. Forest||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.