FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

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

Nottm. Forest face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground at lunchtime on Sunday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 11 of the 54 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2004/2005Sun 26 SepNottm. Forest2 - 1West Ham Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to West Ham Utd., Nottm. Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Ham Utd.'s total of 38 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 21 points from their 24 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Ham Utd.6213777
Nottm. Forest6213587

FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against West Ham Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.