FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Blackpool 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Nottingham Forest and Blackpool at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Nottingham Forest v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Seasiders have recorded 5 wins, and Nottingham Forest have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was was two seasons ago, in May 2010, with Blackpool inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the Forest in a Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2) match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 22 Oct||Blackpool||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Seasiders have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 46 points from 42 matches.
Blackpool's total of 67 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Seasiders out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Nottingham Forest. Away win
|Nottingham Forest||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Blackpool||10 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
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