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History of the Nottingham Forest v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Forest have won and drawn 5 times in this fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2006, 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 DecNottm. Forest1-1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 23 SepTranmere Rvs.0 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 15 AprTranmere Rvs.0 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 01 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2003/2004Tue 23 SepTranmere Rvs.0 - 0Nottm. ForestLGEC
2000/2001Sun 06 MayTranmere Rvs.2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2000/2001Sat 25 NovNottm. Forest3 - 1Tranmere Rvs.CHMP

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 10 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Tranmere Rvs. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Nottm. Forest's total of 21 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One. Tranmere Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 23 points from 13 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231749
Tranmere Rvs.6231859

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Nottm. Forest's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Tranmere Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Tranmere Rvs. No sequences of note