FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Watford 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Watford fixture

Watford 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 22 games played, Hornets have recorded 6 wins, and Nottingham Forest have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in February 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Dec Watford 2 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Nottm. Forest 1-1 Watford Championship
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Watford 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Watford Championship
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Watford 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Watford 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Nottm. Forest 2 - 4 Watford Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 10 conceded.

The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Hornets, and 8 goals against.

Nottingham Forest's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Watford's total of 46 points from their 27 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 2 2 2 11 12 8
Watford 6 4 0 2 14 9 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Hornets's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Nottingham Forest, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest No sequences of note
Watford 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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