West Bromwich Albion vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tip Draw & BTTS – 26 November 2021

Forest to frustrate Baggies on Friday night

Allan Nyom / West Bromwich ©IMAGO / Action Plus 18.03.2017

West Bromwich Albion vs Nottingham Forest
26th November 2000hrs
Football – England – EFL Championship
Pick Draw & Under 2.5 Goals
Bookmaker Unibet
Odds: 15/4 odds taken 1333 GMT, Thursday 25 November

Valerien Ismael’s West Bromwich Albion and Steve Cooper’s Nottingham Forest square off at The Hawthorns on Friday night in EFL Championship action. The Baggies made a blistering start to their season but have fallen off in recent weeks. In contrast, Forest have recovered superbly well after a horrendous beginning to their campaign. The Reds have been tough to beat under Cooper – can they leave The Hawthorns with a positive result? Take a look at the latest odds and best tips.

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West Bromwich Albion Preview – Will the Baggies get back to winning ways?

West Bromwich Albion are looking for an instant return to the top tier after suffering Premier League relegation last season. So far, Valerien Ismael’s men have taken 33 points from 19 games after nine wins, six draws and four defeats.

West Brom were unbeaten in their opening ten, winning six and drawing four. However, they have lost four of nine since. The Midlands outfit are without a win in three, drawing two and losing one.

Our betting prediction:
Draw & both teams to score

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(odds taken 1337 GMT, Thursday 25 November)

Despite their troubles of late, West Brom are the only unbeaten home side in the division. They have taken 13 points from the last 15 on offer at The Hawthorns. Can they pick up a precious three points on home turf this Friday?

Nottingham Forest Preview – Can Forest extend unbeaten run?

Nottingham Forest made a dreadful start to their Championship season under Chris Hughton. The Reds failed to win any of their opening seven, collecting just one point from a possible 21 along the way.

Steve Cooper arrived in September and made an instant impact at the City Ground. Forest drew with Millwall in his first game before securing successive wins over Barnsley, Birmingham City, Blackpool and Bristol City. Only Fulham have beaten Cooper’s men.

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Since that 4-0 home reverse to the Cottagers, Forest have bounced back with four draws and a win from five. Can they stretch that unbeaten run to six on Friday?


West Bromwich Albion vs Nottingham Forest Betting Advice

These two teams played out a four-goal draw in February 2020 when they last met. Forest came from behind twice to get a hard-fought point. The reverse fixture that season ended in a 2-1 win for West Brom thanks to Kyle Edwards and Matt Phillips strikes.

Three of the previous four West Brom vs Nottingham Forest meetings have ended level. Forest’s last win in this fixture was a 3-1 away success back in January 2010.


Key Facts – West Bromwich Albion vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tip

  • West Brom are unbeaten at home in the league this season
  • Forest have suffered just one defeat under new boss Cooper
  • The Reds’ last win over the Baggies came over a decade ago


Ismael’s men have certainly had their troubles on the road of late, but West Brom are an extremely tough nut to crack on their own patch. As for Forest, they have lost just one of their last 12 Championship games. With that in mind, we fancy the pair to cancel each other out at The Hawthorns. Take a punt on the draw and under 2.5 goals at 15/4.

Karlan Grant has been in red-hot form lately, scoring seven goals in his last 11 Championship appearances for the Baggies. Grant is available at 7/4 to score anytime in this one.


The best betting odds for West Bromwich Albion vs Nottingham Forest

West Bromwich Albion to win: 4/6 at Bet365
Draw: 11/4 at Bet365
Nottingham Forest to win: 4/1 at Bet365