Nottingham Forest vs Ipswich Town
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 14 April 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: The City Ground (Nottingham).
Nottingham continued to struggle for goals on Tuesday when they failed to find the back of the net in sixth straight league outing. They also suffered the third subsequent defeat, falling 0-1 to Brentford at The City Ground. Can the Reds finally see an end to such a horrendous streak on Saturday when they are about to lock horns with mid-table Ipswich Town?
Mick McCarthy’s men have been anything but impressive themselves lately, but they will enter the game with an improved confidence after beating Barnsley 1-0 in mid-week’s tie at Portman Road Stadium. Defender Jonas Knudsen bagged his first goal of the season t6o make the difference between the Tractor Boys and Barnsley on Tuesday.
The visitors had huge troubles with the efficiency in the final third as well. They could not bag a single goal in five of last seven league matches. Given Nottingham’s aforementioned struggles, we just have to back a low-scoring contest when the two sides clash each other at The City Ground. Furthermore, Ipswich Town did not score a single goal in three consecutive losses on travels. Interestingly, each of these three defeats saw the same 1-0 scoreline. Nottingham were, on the other side, unbeaten in three straight home games before falling 0-1 to Brentford last time out.
Nottingham Forest vs Ipswich Town: Head-to-head
Nottingham Forest rarely dropped points in home matches against Ipswich Town.
The Reds won 18 and lost only 6 of 32 encounters with the Tractor Boys at The City Ground.
Ipswich celebrated a 4-2 victory when the two sides met in this term of the Championship at Portman Road Stadium.
Nottingham Forest vs Ipswich Town: Prediction
As mentioned above, both teams have been struggling badly for goals lately. We will thus go with the Under 2.5 goals FT as the main betting option, set at the odds of The Under 2.5 goals FT is a must-take bet at 1.72, while the braver punters can chase the correct score longshot backing Nottingham Forest to win 1-0 at 6.50.
Nottingham Forest vs Ipswich Town: Bet Tips
Under 2.5 goals FT @ 1.72
Nottingham Forest to win 1-0 @ 6.50