FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 17 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest fixture

Ipswich Town are ready to welcome Nottingham Forest to Portman Road on Wednesday evening,

The previous match played between the two at Portman Road was more than three years back, in March 2005, with Ipswich Town annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 21 OctNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 12 MarIpswich Town6-0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Wed 11 AugNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 AprIpswich Town1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Wed 03 DecNottm. Forest1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2002/2003Sat 05 AprIpswich Town3 - 4Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 30 NovNottm. Forest2 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Nottm. Forest's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Ipswich Town's 44 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Nottm. Forest are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 34 from their 32 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6222898
Nottm. Forest61237115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Ipswich Town at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Tractor Boys will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.