FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Scunthorpe United fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at City Ground at lunchtime on Saturday,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in August 2005, with Scunthorpe U. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Fri 16 DecScunthorpe U.3 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 20 AugNottm. Forest0-1Scunthorpe U.LGE1
2004/2005Wed 25 AugNottm. Forest2 - 0Scunthorpe U.LGEC
1967/1968Wed 13 SepScunthorpe U.0 - 1Nottm. ForestLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 4 conceded.

Scunthorpe U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Nottm. Forest are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 12 games giving them a return of 25 points. Scunthorpe U. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 19 from their 12 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231549
Scunthorpe U.64119313

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Scunthorpe U., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Scunthorpe U. 4 games since last defeat.