Nottm. Forest face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Forest have recorded 16 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2003, the Potters carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Stoke City||2 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Nottm. Forest||6 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 25 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Feb||Stoke City||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 27 Sep||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Wed 17 Jan||Nottm. Forest||2 - 0||Stoke City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Potters, with 4 goals against.
Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Stoke City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 8 games giving them a return of 17 points. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Nottm. Forest not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Stoke City will ease to victory over the Forest. Home win
|Stoke City||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Nottm. Forest||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.