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The Championship game at John Smith's Stadium on Saturday will see home side Huddersfield take to the field against Nottingham Forest.
View all of the Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest match odds.
Huddersfield will be looking for another win after a 0-3 Championship victory over Blackpool.
In that match, Huddersfield Town managed 57% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For Huddersfield Town, the goals were scored by Josh Koroma (48'), Matty Pearson (54') and Jonathan Hogg (62'). At the other end, Blackpool got 16 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
At least three goals per match have been seen in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Huddersfield Town have taken part. Opposition teams scored 5 of them in this period whereas Huddersfield Town managed a tally of 12. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Huddersfield Town:
- have not been beaten in the league by Nottingham Forest in their last 2 games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Middlesbrough in Championship competition, Nottingham Forest will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Nottingham Forest had 58% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, Middlesbrough got 13 shots at goal with 6 on target. Andraž Šporar (24') and Onel Hernández (72') scored for Middlesbrough.
The numbers tell their own story, and Nottingham Forest have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 12 goals in total. At the back, Nottingham Forest have clearly had some problems.
Their past results show that Nottingham Forest:
- have left without a victory over Huddersfield Town when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. Not good at all.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 6 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 26/12/2016 shows us that Huddersfield have won 4 of these and Nottingham Forest 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 0.
A combined sum of 15 goals were scored between them in these games, with 8 from The Terriers and 7 netted by The Reds. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league contest featuring the two was Championship match day 42 on 17/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Nottingham Forest 0-2 Huddersfield Town.
In that game, Nottingham Forest had 60% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
For their opponents, Huddersfield Town got 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Aaron Rowe (45') and Juninho Bacuna (61') scored.
The match was refereed by Andy Woolmer.
Team News: Huddersfield
The Huddersfield manager Carlos Corberán has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all before this game with a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Nottingham Forest
From a largely full-strength group, there’s only a single fitness worry for the Nottingham Forest boss to be concerned with. Jordi Osei-Tutu (Hamstring Injury) won’t be in action.
Nottingham Forest will likely be able to score against this Huddersfield Town side, however that may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
Our selection here is for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Huddersfield Town by the conclusion of the game. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: John Smith's Stadium (24,121)
Captain: Jonathan Hogg
Chairman: Phil Hodgkinson
Manager: Carlos Corberán
Competitions: Championship position 9
⭐ Star Player: Josh Koroma
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Josh Koroma was born in England. After making a first senior appearance for Leyton Orient in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in the Championship 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.