Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Predictions & Betting Odds – 10th August 2019

United too strong for the Reds at Elland Road

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Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Betting Tips – EFL Championship, 10th August 12.30pm

After starting with a win at Bristol City last weekend, Leeds United will be on the lookout for another three points when Nottingham Forest visit Elland Road in the EFL Championship on Saturday afternoon. Leeds, who are the bookies’ favourites to win the title this term, looked very strong at Ashton Gate last Sunday. Meanwhile, Forest started life under Sabri Lamouchi with a home defeat.

Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Betting Odds*

Leeds United 1/2
Draw 14/5
Nottingham Forest 7/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 8th, 2019 at 18:30 p.m.)
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Championship Title Odds 2019/20?

Leeds 11/4 5/2 3/1
Fulham 7/1 7/1 13/2
Cardiff 10/1 12/1 10/1
West Brom 7/1 8/1 7/1
Middlesbrough 25/1 20/1 20/1
Stoke 20/1 16/1 16/1
Derby 16/1 14/1 16/1
Huddersfield 25/1 33/1 22/1
Brentford 16/1 16/1 12/1
Bristol City 25/1 25/1 20/1

* (Betting Odds were taken from Bet365, Betvictor & Ladbrokes on August 8th, 2019 at 16:30 p.m.)
Leeds United to win the Championship Title 2019/20 at Ladbrokes

Leeds United News and Form – Two wins in two for Bielsa’s boys?

Leeds United got off to a flying start last weekend, cruising to a 3-1 win at Bristol City. United dominated the game, taking the lead thanks to a Pablo Hernandez strike in the 26th minute. Leeds doubled their advantage in the 57th minute, with Patrick Bamford getting on the scoresheet. Jack Harrison made it three before Andreas Weimann pulled one back for the hosts.

Leeds were very good on home soil in the Championship last season, winning 14 times at Elland Road. However, the Whites failed to win any of their last three on their own patch last term, losing to Wigan Athletic and drawing with Aston Villa in the regular season, and losing to Derby County in the play-off semis.


Leeds to win both halves

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Leeds are certainly the team to beat in the Championship this year. The Whites, who sit top after one game, are now available at 3/1 (Ladbrokes) to win the title. Meanwhile, bet365 are offering just 1/4 for the Yorkshire outfit to finish in the top six.

United will be buoyed by last Sunday’s excellent performance and result in Bristol, which they should follow up with another league win this weekend.

Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Head to Head

Nottingham Forest beat Leeds 4-2 at the City Ground on New Year’s Day

The corresponding fixture last term ended in a 1-1 draw

Forest have won just one of the last five meetings

Leeds’ last victory over the Reds at Elland Road was back in January 2017


Key-Facts – Leeds United v Nottingham Forest

  • Leeds are the title favourites
  • Forest won just four away league games last term
  • United started their season with a comfortable 3-1 win away at Bristol City


Nottingham Forest News and Form – Another defeat for Lamouchi’s Reds?

Nottingham Forest suffered a 2-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion in Sabri Lamouchi’s first game in charge of the club. The Reds made a stunning start, with Matty Cash giving them the lead after just eight minutes. However, a couple of errors from goalkeeper Arijanet Muric, who was making his Forest debut, gifted the points to Slaven Bilic’s men.

Forest were poor travellers last season, as they sealed just four away victories in the Championship. However, they did draw 11 times on the road, losing the other eight. The Midlands outfit were pretty decent at home, though, with 43 of their 66 points coming at the City Ground.

Last weekend’s loss to West Brom was a rude awakening to English football for Lamouchi. The new boss has plenty of work to do at the City Ground, and they could find it tough going at Elland Road at the weekend.

Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Tips & Odds

Leeds United to win to nil at 6/4
Patrick Bamford to score first at 10/3
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 8th, 2019 at 17:30 p.m.)

Leeds United v Nottingham Forest Predictions

Leeds United win: Bielsa’s troops should have no problems seeing off Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on Saturday. Leeds won without conceding on 15 occasions in the Championship last season. With that in mind, back the Whites to win this one to nil at 6/4. Patrick Bamford scored ten goals in 25 league and cup appearances for United last term, and the 25-year-old is already off the mark this season. Have a punt on Bamford to score first on Saturday at 10/3.