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Last updated : 11 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Nottingham Forest v Leyton Orient fixture

Leyton Orient 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 26 games played, O's have recorded 5 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 AprLeyton Orient1 - 3Nottm. ForestLGE1
2006/2007Sat 16 DecNottm. Forest1 - 3Leyton OrientLGE1
1998/1999Tue 22 SepNottm. Forest0 - 0Leyton OrientLGEC
1998/1999Tue 15 SepLeyton Orient1 - 5Nottm. ForestLGEC
1987/1988Sat 30 JanLeyton Orient1 - 2Nottm. ForestFAC
1976/1977Tue 29 MarNottm. Forest3 - 0OrientCHMP
1976/1977Sat 13 NovOrient0 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Forest, with 5 goals against.

Leyton Orient have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The O's's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 23 games. Leyton Orient's total of 40 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6222678
Leyton Orient6132556

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Forest, as the O's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Leyton Orient Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.