FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

By Footymad Previewer
Last updated : 03 November 2003
History of the Walsall v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm Forest face a trip to Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Forest have beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2002, the Saddlers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:
2002/2003Wed 01 JanNottm Forest1 - 1WalsallLD1
2002/2003Wed 02 OctNottm Forest1 - 2WalsallLC
2002/2003Sat 24 AugWalsall2 - 1Nottm ForestLD1
2001/2002Mon 01 AprNottm Forest2 - 3WalsallLD1
2001/2002Sun 11 NovWalsall2 - 0Nottm ForestLD1
1999/2000Sat 12 FebWalsall0 - 2Nottm ForestLD1
1999/2000Sat 04 SepNottm Forest4 - 1WalsallLD1

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Saddlers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Nottm Forest have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Walsall find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 16 matches. Nottm Forest's 24 points from 16 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
Walsall63127610
Nottm Forest62221278

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Nottm Forest only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Bescot Stadium will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Walsall Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Nottm Forest 5 games since last defeat.

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