Arsenal v Nottingham Forest Predictions & Betting Odds – 24th September 2019

Can in-form Forest threaten Arsenal?

Arsenal v Nottingham Forest Betting Tips – EFL Cup, 24th September 7.45pm

Will Arsenal turn to their youngsters who delighted their fans in the Europa League? The Gunners can enjoy home comforts the EFL Cup in midweek as they play host to Championship side Nottingham Forest. Forest though won the last meeting with the Gunners. Read our predictions for Arsenal v Nottingham Forest.

Arsenal v Nottingham Forest Betting Odds*

1 X 2
1/3 17/4 11/2

* (All betting odds displayed were correct as of September 22nd, 2019 at 11:44)

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Arsenal News and Form – Gunners to survive tricky home tie?

The Gunners were pushed to their limits on the weekend in the Premier League. Having been reduced to 10 men and trailing Aston Villa 2-1 at the Emirates, Arsenal mounted a great comeback to win 3-2. However, the fact that they fell behind twice in the game highlights the problems that they are having defensively. It has been one clean sheet in five games from them now. That one clean sheet came in their 3-0 win at Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League when the Gunners sent out a youthful team.

1-1 HT Correct Score
7/2

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There will be the temptation to send out the younger players here too. Arsenal will face a tough league game against Man Utd on the weekend. While their defence is nothing to write home about, Arsenal are scoring well. They have netted at least two goals in each of their last four games in all competitions. It has been only two defeats in their last nine games in the League Cup. Those two defeats were both at home against fellow Premier League opposition.

Arsenal v Nottingham Forest Head to Head

Forest won the most recent meeting, a 2018 FA Cup tie
Three of the last four meetings have gone over 2.5 goals
Arsenal beat Forest 4-0 in the 2016 EFL Cup
This will be the first meeting at Arsenal since 1998

 

Key-Facts – Arsenal v Nottingham Forest

  • The Gunners have conceded in four of their last five games
  • Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in nine games in all competitions
  • Arsenal have scored at least two goals in each of their last four fixtures

 

Nottingham Forest News and Form – Will Forest upset Arsenal?

It has been a good season in the Championship so far from Nottingham Forest. They are sitting in sixth place after collecting a league success on the weekend over the struggling Barnsley. So they are going well enough to suggest that they can give Arsenal a good test at the Emirates. Nottingham Forest beat Fleetwood in the first round hit season’s League Cup before seeing off Derby 3-0.

Both of those were home wins with clean sheets. Nottingham Forest have lost their last two League Cup away fixtures though. They crashed out on a visit to Burton last season with a 3-2 loss. Nottingham Forest have no clean sheet in their last six away games in the League Cup. But can they exploit Arsenal’s dodgy defence?

Arsenal v Nottingham Forest Tips & Odds

Arsenal to win & both teams to score at 11/8
Under 3.5 goals at 8/11
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 22nd, 2019 at 11:44 a.m.)

Arsenal v Nottingham Forest Predictions

Arsenal to win: The Gunners may well be made to work by Forest in this one. However, the resources that the Gunners have should get them through this tie. Arsenal to win & both teams to score fits the bill perfectly for the contest.


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