Nottingham Forest vs Leeds Prediction & Match Preview

Nottingham Forest vs Leeds United
English Championship
Date: Saturday, 8 February 2020
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: The City Ground, Nottingham.

The 31st Round of the English Championship is bringing us big derby match of Nottingham Forest and Leeds United.

Both squads are having super-rich football history, but they have spent a lot of time playing in tier two division. This year can be a game-changer, especially for visitors who are currently sitting in 2nd position with 55 points, four ahead of Nottingham.

All in all, we are expecting to see a narrow contest. Judging by the odds, visitors are warm favorites for the win with the price of 2.05.

Nottingham Forest vs Leeds United: Head-to-head

  • There were 71 head to head matches between these two teams in the past.
  • Leeds are having a small 26-21 lead in terms of victories.
  • Interestingly, the last three clashes have ended with both teams scoring at least once: 1-1, 4-2, 1-1.

Nottingham Forest vs Leeds United: Prediction

It is fair to say that Nottingham are the biggest surprise package in this division so far. They are occupying the 4th position and another series of back-to-back victories could even get them into the promotion zone.

Team’s biggest strength so far is ability to equally play on high level both at home and on the road. Forest earned seven wins at the City Ground, seven away from home.

In terms of the recent form, hosts are ahead by miles, having won eight points while Leeds have only four.

Both teams belong to the top six positions on standings this season. Nottingham have been in better shape lately, but Leeds are very hard to beat on the road. Draw seems like the most realistic outcome.

Both teams to score is the biggest banker bet and the safest way to approach the fixture.

Nottingham Forest vs Leeds United: Bet Tips

  • Draw @ 3.40
  • Both teams to score @ 1.80.