FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 19 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Derby County v Nottingham Forest fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in October 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 SepNottm. Forest1 - 1Derby CountyLD1
2002/2003Wed 19 MarNottm. Forest3 - 0Derby CountyLD1
2002/2003Sun 20 OctDerby County0-0Nottm. ForestLD1
1998/1999Sat 10 AprDerby County1 - 0Nottm. ForestPREM
1998/1999Mon 16 NovNottm. Forest2 - 2Derby CountyPREM
1996/1997Wed 23 AprDerby County0 - 0Nottm. ForestPREM
1996/1997Sat 19 OctNottm. Forest1 - 1Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Derby County, Nottm. Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 38 points from their 36 games thus far. Nottm. Forest find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 42 points from their 37 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6213477
Nottm. Forest63218611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rams are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Nottm. Forest No sequences of note