FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

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History of the Swansea City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 30 SepNottm. Forest3 - 1Swansea CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 11 FebNottm. Forest1 - 2Swansea CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 24 SepSwansea City1 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
1982/1983Sat 14 MaySwansea City0 - 3Nottm. ForestPREM
1982/1983Sat 11 DecNottm. Forest2 - 1Swansea CityPREM
1981/1982Sat 08 MayNottm. Forest0 - 2Swansea CityPREM
1981/1982Sat 12 DecSwansea City1 - 2Nottm. ForestPREM

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Swans have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

In complete contrast to Swansea City, Nottm. Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 43 points from their 27 games so far. Nottm. Forest are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 51 points from the 27 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City632113711
Nottm. Forest63127710

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Swans, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.