FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Blackpool 14 Apr 2012

Last updated : 13 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 3 2 1 12 5 11
Blackpool 6 3 2 1 13 8 11

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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