FootyMAD's Swindon Town match preview

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History of the Nottingham Forest v Swindon Town fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain 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 8 of the 10 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was two seasons ago, in February 2006, with Nottm. Forest annihilating their visitors 7-1 in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 19 JanSwindon Town2 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 25 FebNottm. Forest7-1Swindon TownLGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Forest, with 3 goals against.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 50 points from 30 games. Swindon Town's 43 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6132676
Swindon Town6231639

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Swindon Town, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Swindon Town No sequences of note