Nottingham Forest vs Preston Predictions & Match Preview

Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End

Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: City Ground (Nottingham).

Nottingham Forest takes on Preston as part of their 21st round proceedings in the English Championship. The match is scheduled to take place on Saturday. Nottingham plays the host in this fixture.

Forest occupies the fifth spot in the table after recording 34 points from their 20 matches in the competition. The team won eight matches, drew ten and lost just two. Nottingham managed to score 32 goals and conceded 21 in return.

Preston holds the 18th position in league standings. The team secured 22 points from their league campaign so far. Preston recorded five wins, seven draws, and eight losses. They have a goal difference of -4 after scoring 31 and conceding 35.

Forest won their last match, at home, against Ipswich. The final scoreline was 2-0 in favor of the hosts.┬á Grabban scored both the goals for the home team. Ipswich did try their three substitutions in quick succession, but the strategy didn’t have any impact on the proceedings.

Preston lost their last game on the road against Birmingham. The team conceded three goals without an answer, and all three came in the second half. Kieftenbeld scored as well as created goals and was a constant threat for the visitors.

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

  • Forest has recorded four of the last six wins in head-to-head ties.
  • Nottingham has lost just three of their last 28 fixtures.
  • Preston is winless in 11 of their last 15 matches.
  • Nottingham has lost just one of their last 17 ties at home.
  • Preston has managed just two wins in their last 11 games on the road.
  • Nottingham has scored in 13 of their last 14 matches at home.
  • Preston has conceded in nine of their last 11 ties away from home.

Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End Prediction

The hosts look the overwhelming favorites to take the available three points from this tie. They have recorded four of the last six wins in head-to-head ties.

Forest has lost just three of their last 28 matches, and at home, they have experienced a loss in just one of their last 17 attempts. Meanwhile, Preston remains winless in 11 of their last 15 ties and has recorded just two wins in their last 11 away matches.

Forest has scored in 13 of their last 14 home games, and Preston has conceded in nine of their last eleven matches away from home.

Forest has the psychological advantage of the higher place in league standing, as well as the backing of the home crowd.

Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End Betting Tips

  • Nottm Forest to win @ 2.00 (1/1)
  • Half Time/ Full Time: Nottm Forest/ Nottm Forest @ 3.40 (12/5).

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