FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Nottingham Forest fixture

Brentford play host to Nottingham Forest at Griffin Park on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. 4 of the 7 contests have been draws however, with the other 3 won by Bees.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1953, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 03 SepNottm. Forest1 - 2BrentfordLGE1
1982/1983Wed 01 DecNottm. Forest2 - 0BrentfordLGEC
1953/1954Sat 20 MarNottm. Forest2 - 1BrentfordCHMP
1953/1954Sat 31 OctBrentford1-1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1952/1953Sat 24 JanBrentford1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1952/1953Sat 13 SepNottm. Forest3 - 0BrentfordCHMP
1951/1952Sat 26 JanNottm. Forest2 - 0BrentfordCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brentford's total of 44 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One. Nottm. Forest's 38 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest62221078

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Nottm. Forest is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bees in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford 4 games since last home draw.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.