FM Preview: Blackpool v Nottingham Forest 22 Oct 2011

Last updated : 21 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Nottingham Forest fixture

Blackpool prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Bloomfield Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Seasiders are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 9 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was just last season, in May 2010, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Tue 11 May Nottm. Forest 3 - 4 Blackpool Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2009/2010 Sat 08 May Blackpool 2-1 Nottm. Forest Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Blackpool 3 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Blackpool 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2006/2007 Tue 20 Feb Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Blackpool League One

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Seasiders, with 4 goals against.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Forest's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 19 points from their 12 games so far.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 2 2 2 10 9 8
Nottingham Forest 6 2 0 4 8 13 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Seasiders to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Nottingham Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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