FootyMAD's West Bromwich Albion match preview

History of the Nottingham Forest v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Nottm Forest prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. It couldn't be much closer,Forest having the edge 23 games to 20.

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

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Fri 22 MarNottm Forest0-1West BromLD1
2001/2002Sun 04 NovWest Brom1 - 0Nottm ForestLD1
2000/2001Sat 23 DecWest Brom3 - 0Nottm ForestLD1
2000/2001Sat 12 AugNottm Forest1 - 0West BromLD1
1999/2000Sat 22 JanNottm Forest0 - 0West BromLD1
1999/2000Fri 20 AugWest Brom1 - 1Nottm ForestLD1
1997/1998Sun 03 MayWest Brom1 - 1Nottm ForestLD1

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of West Brom however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Baggies pummel 15 goals, and let in 7.

Nottm Forest see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 26 points from their 19 games played so far, West Brom are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division One, with their 19 games giving them a return of 37 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm Forest61238135
West Brom63219511

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Forest at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Baggies come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm Forest Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
West Brom 5 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.