FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 22 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 6 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 24 OctCrystal Palace1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Tue 28 OctCrystal Palace1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sat 04 OctNottm. Forest0 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 MarNottm. Forest3 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecCrystal Palace1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 08 FebNottm. Forest2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Sat 09 NovCrystal Palace0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Forest, with 1 goals against.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 67 points from 38 games. Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 39 points from their 37 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6303689
Crystal Palace6132456

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Won 7 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Crystal Palace Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.