Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest
Preston North End
Preston North End
2021-05-08 11:30:00
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Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Nottingham Forest to Win

The Championship match at The City Ground on Saturday sees hosts Nottingham Forest welcome Preston North End.

Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Nottingham Forest v Preston North End can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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Yes

📏 Form Guide

Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest
WDLDDD

Nottingham Forest go into this game following a 0-0 Championship draw against Sheffield Wednesday.

In that game, Nottingham Forest had 50% possession and 12 shots at goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Sheffield Wednesday got 14 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target.

Under three goals per game were scored during 5 of the past 6 meetings where Nottingham Forest have been involved. In terms of the goal weighting from that period, opposition teams scored a total of 5 while The Reds managed a tally of 5.

Analysis of their past results shows that Nottingham Forest:

  • have not lost a league tie with Preston North End in their previous 4 matches.
  • haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.

Preston North End
Preston North End
WLDWWW 📈

Preston North End will go into the clash following a 2-0 Championship win versus Barnsley in their most recent fixture.

In that game, Preston North End managed 48% possession and 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Preston North End, the goalscorers were Jordan Storey (38') and Ched Evans (49'). On the other side, Barnsley got 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.

A tendency of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Preston North End has become noticeable in recent matches. Looking at their last 6 meetings shows that it’s happened 6 times. During these clashes, their opponents have managed a goal total of 5 while The Lilywhites have scored 7. Previous results aside, time will tell whether the trend shall be replicated in this game or not.

A look at their previous results shows us that Preston North End:

  • haven't been defeated by Nottingham Forest when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. A very good run of results for them.
  • haven't been defeated in their previous 3 away league matches.

🤜🤛 Head to head

A glance at their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 30/01/2018 shows that Nottingham Forest have won 1 of them & Preston North End 2, with the number of drawn matches being 3.

A combined total of 9 goals were produced between them in these games, with 3 from The Reds and 6 created by The Lilywhites. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.5.

The previous league contest between the two was Championship match day 23 on 02/01/2021 when it ended Preston North End 0-1 Nottingham Forest.

In that game, Preston North End managed 47% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 3 on target.

On the other side, Nottingham Forest got 10 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Lewis Grabban (70') was the scorer.

The referee was Tim Robinson.

📰 Team News: Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest boss Chris Hughton will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.

🗞️ Team News: Preston North End

Due to a mostly full-strength group of players, there’s only the lone fitness problem for the Preston North End manager Frankie McAvoy to contend with. Patrick Bauer (Achilles tendon rupture) misses out for this game.

💭 Prediction

We’re of the opinion that Preston North End have it within them to put a goal past this Nottingham Forest side, although that possibly won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.

We’re expecting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for Nottingham Forest after the 90.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Peter Guest, 23:15 03/05/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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2-1
Nottingham Forest

🏟️ Team Focus:
Nottingham Forest

Formed: 1865
Stadium: The City Ground (30,445)
Captain: Michael Dawson
Chairman: Nicholas Randall QC
Manager: Chris Hughton
Competitions: Championship position 16

🔑 Star Man: Lyle Taylor

Lyle Taylor

Mostly used in the Striker position, Lyle Taylor was born in Greenwich, England. Having played his first senior match for Eastbourne Borough in the 2008 - 2009 season, the gifted Forward has scored 4 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 38 appearances.

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1
Norwich City
Norwich City Norwich
45 29 9 7 39 96 WLLWW
2
Watford
Watford Watford
45 26 10 9 31 88 WLWWL
3
Brentford
Brentford Brentford
45 23 15 7 35 84 DDWWW
4
Swansea City
Swansea City Swansea
45 23 11 11 19 80 WDLDW
5
Bournemouth
Bournemouth B'mouth
45 22 11 12 29 77 WWWLL
6
Barnsley
Barnsley Barnsley
45 23 8 14 8 77 WLWWL
7
Reading
Reading Reading
45 19 12 14 8 69 LDDDL
8
Cardiff City
Cardiff City Cardiff
45 18 13 14 17 67 DDDWW
9
Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers QPR
45 18 11 16 0 65 LWWLW
10
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Boro
45 18 10 17 5 64 LLWWD
11
Millwall
Millwall Millwall
45 15 17 13 0 62 LDLLW
12
Luton Town
Luton Town Luton
45 17 11 17 -9 62 WDWDD
13
Preston North End
Preston North End Preston
45 17 7 21 -8 58 LDWWW
14
Stoke City
Stoke City Stoke
45 14 15 16 -4 57 LDLDL
15
Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn
45 14 12 19 8 54 DWLWD
16
Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest Forest
45 12 16 17 -7 52 DLDDD
17
Coventry City
Coventry City Coventry
45 13 13 19 -17 52 WWWLD
18
Birmingham City
Birmingham City Birmingham
45 13 13 19 -21 52 WWDWL
19
Bristol City
Bristol City Bristol City
45 15 6 24 -20 51 DDLLL
20
Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield Town H'field
45 12 12 21 -21 48 LWLLD
21
Derby County
Derby County Derby
45 11 10 24 -22 43 LLLLL
22
Rotherham United
Rotherham United Rotherham
45 11 8 26 -16 41 LLLDD
23
Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday Sheff Wed
45 12 10 23 -21 40 LDWLD
24
Wycombe Wanderers
Wycombe Wanderers Wycombe
45 10 10 25 -33 40 LDWLW
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Preston North End 2021-05-01 14:00:00 2 - 0 Barnsley
Coventry City 2021-04-24 14:00:00 0 - 1 Preston North End
Preston North End 2021-04-20 18:00:00 3 - 0 Derby County
Stoke City 2021-04-17 11:30:00 0 - 0 Preston North End
Preston North End 2021-04-10 14:00:00 0 - 5 Brentford
Nottingham Forest 2021-04-24 00:00:00 1 - 1 Stoke City
Nottingham Forest 2021-04-17 00:00:00 0 - 2 Huddersfield Town
Nottingham Forest 2021-04-05 00:00:00 3 - 1 Queens Park Rangers
Nottingham Forest 2021-03-17 00:00:00 0 - 2 Norwich City
Nottingham Forest 2021-03-13 00:00:00 1 - 1 Reading
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Stoke City 2021-04-17 00:00:00 0 - 0 Preston North End
Swansea City 2021-04-05 00:00:00 0 - 1 Preston North End
Middlesbrough 2021-03-16 00:00:00 2 - 0 Preston North End
Wycombe Wanderers 2021-03-13 00:00:00 1 - 0 Preston North End
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Goals scored 0.9
Goals conceded 1
Time first goal scored 48
Time first goal conceded 42
Yellow cards 1.5
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 2.6
Biggest victory 3-1
Biggest defeat 3-1
Goals scored 1.2
Goals conceded 1.4
Time first goal scored 47
Time first goal conceded 29
Yellow cards 1.3
Red cards 0
Subs used 3.5
Biggest victory 3-0
Biggest defeat 4-0
Lewis Grabban 6
Lyle Taylor 4
Sammy Ameobi 3
James Garner 3
Alex Mighten 3
Scott Sinclair 9
Ched Evans 5
Brad Potts 5
Tom Barkhuizen 4
Alan Browne 4
Nottingham Forest 2021-05-08 11:30:00 Preston North End
Nottingham Forest 2021-05-08 11:30:00 Preston North End

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