West Brom v Nottingham Forest Predictions & Betting Odds – 12th February 2019

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West Brom v Nottingham Forest Betting Tips – Championship, 12th February 8.00pm

This is a big game for promotion challengers West Brom, who have seen wins hard to come by on home soil recently in the division. Can they earn one in midweek as they play host to Nottingham Forest who are sitting just outside of the play-off places? Read our predictions for West Brom v Nottingham Forest.

West Brom v Nottingham Forest Betting Odds*

West Brom 4/5
Draw 13/5
Nottingham Forest 10/3
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 10th, 2019 at 11:44 p.m.)

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West Brom News and Form

West Brom came through a rivalry match against Stoke on the weekend, collecting a 1-0 away win. However back at home soil, they have failed to win any of their last three. West Brom suffered a 2-3 loss against Middlesbrough in their last home game. Overall this season West Brom are W7 D5 L3 at home in the Championship. West Brom were actually on a seven-match undefeated streak of form in the division before that lost against Middlesbrough. Looking back a little further West Brom have won only one of their last six home league fixtures.

They have returned a positive average of 2.3 goals per home games this season, with 47% of their fixtures at the Hawthorns going over 3.5 goals. Their fortunes at the back haven’t been great as they have only managed the two clean sheets at home this season in the Championship. In fact, both teams have scored an 87% of their home fixtures. Interestingly only one of West Brom’s seven home victories this season have been won by a one-goal margin. West Brom have scored in all of their home games this season, and home and away combined have netted in each of their last 14.

West Brom v Nottingham Forest Head to Head

The Baggies played out a 1-1 draw at Forest earlier this season
Things are even at one win each and one draw from three previous Championship meetings
Both teams have scored in two of the three previous Championship games

 

Key-Facts – West Brom v Nottingham Forest

  • West Brom have lost one of their last eight league home games
  • This will be just the fourth league meeting between them
  • Forest are on a three match losing streak away from home

 

Nottingham Forest News and Form

Nottingham Forest got themselves a good three points at home against Brentford on the weekend. The continued a positive streak of form that they are on at home. However, things are not been going quite as well away from home for them. Nottingham Forest have lost each of their last three away games. Overall this season away from home in the Championship Nottingham Forest have returned a W3 D8 L4 record. Nottingham Forest have failed win any of their last six away games in the Championship, losing three of those.

Nottingham Forest have picked up a clean sheet in the third of their away fixtures this season. They, however, have failed to claim a clean sheet in any of their last nine games played home and away combined. The last two away defeats in the Championship have both been by a 2-0 scoreline. Six of the eight defeats which Nottingham Forest have recorded this season in the division have been by just the one-goal margin. They will go into this match already five points outside of the play-off places.

West Brom v Nottingham Forest Tips & Odds

West Brom to win by a 1 goal margin at 13/5
Over 2.5 goals at 10/11
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on February 10th, 2019 at 11:44 p.m.)

West Brom v Nottingham Forest Predictions

West Brom to win: West Brom to win this by a one-goal margin appeals. This is a good chance for them to rediscover their winning touch at the Hawthorns as they take on Nottingham Forest side who have lost their way on their travels recently.


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