Nottingham Forest vs Preston Prediction & Match Preview

Nottingham Forest vs Preston English League Championship Predictions by LeagueLane

Nottingham Forest vs Preston
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: City Ground (Nottingham).

Nottingham Forest is at ninth place on the table while Preston is two steps ahead of them. They are separated by one point and based on the goal ratio. Nottingham holds an 8:5 goal ratio and Preston dugout have retained a 10:6 goal ratio so far in the season.

Both teams started the season with a loss on their chart. Nottingham continued their run in an alternate draw and win on their form (LDWDW). Preston had a more consistent run in the new season of the tournament with just two losses and three wins (LWLWW).

The two teams will have the confidence of winning the last game in their respective schedules. Nottingham won against Fulham in a 2-1 score and Preston against Sheffield in the same result. The match will be an interesting game to watch because of the tight nature in case of the result.

Nottingham Forest vs Preston Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Preston has won two out of the last five encounters.
  • Four out of the last six clashes ended with the teams sharing the spoils.
  • Preston has three clean sheets against Nottingham in the last five home matches.
  • Both teams have scored in half of the Championship games at this home ground.

Nottingham Forest vs Preston Prediction

Nottingham has scored over 1.5 goals in all the games in this season. The guest had over 2.5 goals in four games this season. They have shared the goals in most of their meetings so far.

Preston has won the recent two games against Forest at this venue. Three of last five home games ended in the teams sharing the spoils. Nottingham had last outwitted the Preston squad in the 2016 Championship match.

One can bet that both teams will score goals in the ninety minutes. The full-time result is too close to the visitor winning and the teams sharing the spoils in the end. Thus, it is better to leave the bet to a double chance for Preston to win or the match to be tied by the host.

Nottingham Forest vs Preston Betting tips

  • BTTS @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Double chance: Draw or Preston @ 1.66 (4/6).