FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Hull City 05 Mar 2011

Last updated : 04 March 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The last time the two teams met at Nottingham Forest was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1977, with Nottingham Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Second Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Hull City 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
1976/1977 Sat 12 Mar Nottm. Forest 2-0 Hull City Second Division
1976/1977 Sat 02 Oct Hull City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Second Division
1975/1976 Sat 10 Jan Hull City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Second Division
1975/1976 Sat 13 Sep Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Hull City Second Division
1974/1975 Thu 26 Dec Hull City 1 - 3 Nottm. Forest Second Division
1974/1975 Sat 14 Sep Nottm. Forest 4 - 0 Hull City Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 6 conceded.

Hull City's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the The Tigers pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Nottingham Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 59 points from 34 games.

Hull City's 49 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 4 1 6 6 7
Hull City 6 3 2 1 10 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Hull City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Nottingham Forest. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Unbeaten in the last 17 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Hull City Undefeated in last 12 away games.

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