FootyMAD's Watford match preview

History of the Nottingham Forest v Watford fixture

Nottm Forest prepare to entertain Watford at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Forest have recorded 6 wins, and Watford have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in September 2002, with Watford inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 01 MarWatford1 - 1Nottm ForestLD1
2002/2003Sat 14 SepNottm Forest0-1WatfordLD1
2001/2002Sat 01 DecNottm Forest0 - 0WatfordLD1
2001/2002Tue 23 OctWatford1 - 2Nottm ForestLD1
2000/2001Tue 03 AprWatford3 - 0Nottm ForestLD1
2000/2001Sat 21 OctNottm Forest0 - 2WatfordLD1
1993/1994Wed 30 MarNottm Forest2 - 1WatfordLD1

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 14 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 9 conceded.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Hornets have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm Forest's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 17 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm Forest62221398

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 Watford in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm Forest Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Watford 14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.