FM Preview: Derby County v Nottingham Forest 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Nottingham Forest fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Pride Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Rams have recorded 18 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in January 2010, the Rams carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Wed 29 DecNottm. Forest5 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2009/2010Sat 30 JanDerby County1-0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2009/2010Sat 29 AugNottm. Forest3 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2008/2009Sat 21 FebNottm. Forest1 - 3Derby CountyCHMP
2008/2009Wed 04 FebNottm. Forest2 - 3Derby CountyFAC
2008/2009Fri 23 JanDerby County1 - 1Nottm. ForestFAC
2008/2009Sun 02 NovDerby County1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Forest have had a decent run of form away from home recently, 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 7 goals for and 5 against.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far, Nottm. Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 40 from their 24 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County61146134
Nottm. Forest651015616

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.