Preston vs Nottingham Forest Prediction & Match Preview

Preston vs Nottingham Forest
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 16th February 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Deepdale (Preston).

The Reds are performing on a consistent base, as they are situated in the mid-table position.

The Forest is good at going forward, as they scored 1.43 goals this season. Martin O’Neill and his troops always use right-hand side of the pitch to construct their attacks and use the wing for their advantages.

The defense has kept its shape and Thwart mast of the opposition attacks through the middle. Their back four has been consistent, as they conceded just 1.12 goals per match this season.

The Lilywhites has found their form back, as they 3 out of the last 5. Alex Neil and his troops are solid at the back, as they conceded 1.53 goals per game.

The Preston always uses their physical presence to good effects, as they use it to break the opponent’s rhythm and dominate in the air.

The visiting forward line has been so instrumental throughout the season, as they scored 1.59 goals per match.

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

  • The host leads 2 to nil in the last 5 matches in all competitions.
  • The last 5 matches, 1-1 scoreline occurred thrice.
  • Nottingham Forest leads 2-1 in the last 5 meetings at this venue.
  • The away team’s last victory in this tie was in 2014.

Preston vs Nottingham Forest Prediction

The match will be cagey affairs, as both teams want three points for their own cause. The game will be span out to be a defensive one, as both teams will be cautious and try to protect the goal posts.

The match will be physical at the time, as both try to use cheeky fouls to break their opponents. But a late goal or an own goal might decide this tie.

The goals will be coming from direct free-kicks or corners as both teams will pack the midfield in numbers and stop and space in midfield. The chances will be limited and both teams will score under 2.5 goals.

Preston vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: draw/ Nottingham Forest @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • Both teams to Score @ 1.72 (8/11).