FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 25 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Nottingham Forest v West Ham United fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain West Ham United at City Ground at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 9 of the 55 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 28 DecNottm. Forest0-2West Ham Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Wed 22 OctWest Ham Utd.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 04 JanWest Ham Utd.3 - 2Nottm. ForestFAC
1998/1999Sat 13 FebWest Ham Utd.2 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1998/1999Sat 19 SepNottm. Forest0 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
1996/1997Wed 01 JanWest Ham Utd.0 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1996/1997Wed 23 OctWest Ham Utd.4 - 1Nottm. ForestLC

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 6 points from their 9 games thus far. West Ham Utd.'s total of 17 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest61235105
West Ham Utd.64119613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with West Ham Utd. running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest No sequences of note
West Ham Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.