FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Southend United fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Southend United at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was more than a decade ago, in December 1993, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:
2005/2006Sun 09 OctSouthend Utd.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1
1993/1994Sun 19 DecNottm. Forest2-0Southend Utd.CHMP
1993/1994Sun 15 AugSouthend Utd.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1950/1951Sat 28 AprNottm. Forest3 - 0Southend Utd.D3S
1950/1951Tue 10 AprSouthend Utd.3 - 2Nottm. ForestD3S
1949/1950Sat 15 AprNottm. Forest1 - 2Southend Utd.D3S
1949/1950Sat 28 JanSouthend Utd.2 - 3Nottm. ForestD3S

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 3 conceded.

Southend Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrimpers, and 6 goals against.

Nottm. Forest's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Southend Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 17 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6222788
Southend Utd.6213667

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are starting to turn City Ground into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Southend Utd. 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.