FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Southend United fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Southend United at City Ground on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 3 of the previous 4 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was two seasons ago, in November 2005, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 19 NovNottm. Forest2-0Southend Utd.LGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Shrimpers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Shrimpers, and 7 goals against.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 24 points from 14 games. Southend Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 25 points from 14 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest63218311
Southend Utd.63128410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest go into their game against Southend Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Southend Utd. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.