Nottingham Forest v Leeds United Betting Tips: 2 AH0, 2019-01-01

Championship Tips

Tuesday 1st January 2019
Kickoff: 1500hrs
Pick: Leeds United AH0
Bookmaker: Bet Victor
Odds: 1.77 (odds taken at 00:37 GMT, 31 Dec 2018)

The New Years Day betting tips continue with Nottingham Forest taking on Leeds United at the City Ground with the hosts under increasing pressure to return to winning ways…

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Nottingham Forest Prediction

Not only are Nottingham Forest under increasing pressure to start getting results but also their manager, Aitor Karanka, as the hosts have now gone five league matches without a win in the Championship which has resulted in them losing ground on the play-off pack.

Forest had previously strung together a promising seven match unbeaten run which had pushed them to within touching distance of the top six but recent defeats to Preston North End, QPR and Millwall have seen them drop down to 10th place and now six points adrift of 6th placed Derby County.

In addition, Nottingham Forest held an impressive 3-0 lead away at high-flying Norwich City on Boxing Day, only to see their three-goal lead whittled down to level in the final 13 minutes of the match which eventually ended in a 3-3 draw. These sort of games are hard to forget, and another loss to Leeds United today would see Karanka moving closer to the exit door.

Leeds United Prediction

Leeds United also tasted defeat though recently when they suffered an almost inexplicable 2-0 loss at home to a rejuvenated Hull City outfit on the weekend which ended a strong run of seven league wins on the trot for the Championship leaders.

This impressive winning streak included three away wins on the trot at Sheffield united, Bolton Wanderers and Aston Villa and although they lost at Elland Road last time out, the visitors still possess a very useful looking away record of 7-3-2 21/14 which includes four wins from their last five on the road.

Leeds have also managed to score in each and every away match to date so far this season, and with four clean sheets under their belts as well, they’ll be confident they can take advantage of a wobbling Nottingham Forest outfit on New Years Day.

Betting Tips Verdict

Sometimes, home advantage can work against a team that’s desperate for results and Nottingham Forest definitely fill this category at the moment while Leeds United have still been impressive away from home.