FootyMAD's Swindon Town match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Swindon Town fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Swindon Town at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Forest have won an impressive 7 of the 9 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 2.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was back in March 2000, over five years ago, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 3-1 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:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugSwindon Town2 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
1999/2000Sat 04 MarNottm. Forest3-1Swindon TownCHMP
1999/2000Sat 11 SepSwindon Town0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
1997/1998Fri 26 DecNottm. Forest3 - 0Swindon TownCHMP
1997/1998Sun 07 SepSwindon Town0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
1977/1978Sat 07 JanNottm. Forest4 - 1Swindon TownFAC
1973/1974Tue 02 OctSwindon Town0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Swindon Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest's 44 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Swindon Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 34 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest61145104
Swindon Town63127710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are not exactly setting the world alight at City Ground at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Swindon Town in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Swindon Town Not won in previous 6 away matches.