Nottingham Forest arrive at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday for the Championship game with home team Bristol City.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Bristol City v Nottingham Forest are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Bristol City won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 0-2 Championship loss in their previous game against Bournemouth.
In that game, Bristol City had 27% possession and 5 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. On the other side, Bournemouth had 22 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Jamal Lowe (21') and Jordan Zemura (45') scored for Bournemouth.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Bristol City haven’t conceded. The reality is that Bristol City have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 8 goals on the way. It will be interesting to see if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Their prior results show that Bristol City:
- haven't lost in the league to Nottingham Forest in their last 2 games.
- have not won at home in their last 16 league games. It's getting extremely desperate.
Nottingham Forest will go into the encounter after a 2-1 Championship win to defeat Blackpool in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Nottingham Forest had 46% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For Nottingham Forest, the goalscorers were Brennan Johnson (22') and Lewis Grabban (61'). Blackpool got 6 shots at goal with 3 on target. Jerry Yates (53') was the scorer for Blackpool.
During their six latest matches, Steve Cooper's Nottingham Forest have seen their goal attempts be successful 11 times - earning them the goals per game average of 1.83.
Pre-game facts show that Nottingham Forest:
- haven't won against Bristol City when having played them away from home in the previous 8 league games. Very poor away form.
- are undefeated by Bristol City in games played away from home for the previous 3 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head clashes going back to 04/08/2018 tells us that Bristol City have won 2 of them and Nottingham Forest 1, with the number of drawn results being 3.
A combined total of 7 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 4 for The Robins and 3 netted by The Reds. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.17.
The previous league game between the two was Championship match day 41 on 10/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Bristol City 0-0 Nottingham Forest.
That day, Bristol City had 37% possession and 7 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
At the other end, Nottingham Forest got 16 shots at goal with 4 on target.
The referee was Stephen Martin.
Team News: Bristol City
The Bristol City boss Nigel Pearson has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game owing to a fully healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper has multiple availability issues to deal with. Loïc Mbe Soh (Thigh Problems) and Jordi Osei-Tutu (Hamstring Injury) will not be playing here.
In our view, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. That’s why we have predicted a tight encounter with a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ashton Gate Stadium (27,000)
Captain: Tomáš Kalas
Chairman: Stephen Lansdown
Manager: Nigel Pearson
Competitions: Championship position 9
🔑 Key Player: Chris Martin
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Chris Martin was born in Beccles, England. After making a first senior appearance for Norwich City in the 2006 - 2007 season, the skilful Forward has netted 4 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 11 appearances.