Bournemouth vs Nottingham: Match Preview and Prediction
Bournemouth vs Nottingham: Bournemouth comes into this match fresh off a 1-1 Premier League draw with West Ham United. Bournemouth enjoyed 51% possession in that game and only one of their nine shots on goal was on target.
Dominic Solanke scored for Bournemouth in the third minute. Three of West Ham United’s nine attempts on goal were on target. James Ward-Prowse scored the goal for West Ham United in the 61st minute.
Five of the previous six matches involving Bournemouth have seen three goals or more per game. In these encounters, the opposition scored ten goals, while Bournemouth managed to score thirteen. It will be intriguing to see if this pattern can be maintained.
Prior to this match, Bournemouth had won their previous seven league games without losing to Nottingham Forest. Nottingham Forest and their supporters will be hoping for a better outcome after suffering a setback to Arsenal in Premier League play the previous time around.
Nottingham Forest had 26% possession and only one of their eight shots on goal was on target. Only Taiwo Awoniyi scored for Nottingham Forest in the 89th minute. Arsenal had only two successful shots on goal in 19 attempts. Arsenal scored with Gabriel Jesus (65′) and Bukayo Saka (72′).
Nottingham Forest had scored 10 goals in their previous six games before this meeting. Despite Nuno Espírito Santo’s positive outlook, Nottingham Forest’s defence needs improvement after conceding goals in five consecutive games.Nottingham Forest had lost their last three league away games against Bournemouth.
Bournemouth vs Nottingham: Betting Analysis
Based on their head-to-head records since February 13, 2021, Nottingham Forest have done poorly. Despite their lack of wins, Bournemouth has won 67% of their games so far.
There were a total of sixteen goals scored between the two teams during this time span, with ten of the goals coming from the Cherries and six coming from the Reds. The average number of goals scored in each game has been 2.67.
When the two teams played each other in their most recent league encounter, which took place on match day 18 of the Premier League on December 23, 2023, the final score was Nottingham Forest 2-3 Bournemouth.
Nottingham Forest had 32% possession of the ball during that particular match, and they had eleven total shots on goal, with two of them finding the target. Both Anthony Elanga (in the 47th minute) and Chris Wood (in the 74th minute) scored goals.
The Bournemouth team, on the other hand, had 18 total attempted shots on goal, with three of them finding the target. It was Dominic Solanke who scored the goals (51′, 58′, and 94′). Robert Jones was going to be the referee.
Bournemouth vs Nottingham: Head-to-Head
Who will win the match between Bournemouth and Nottingham?
We expect Bournemouth to dominate the ball and create chances. Nottingham Forest will struggle to score, but we see them scoring. Full-time should see Bournemouth win.
Our Prediction: Home Win or Draw
What are the best odds for the game?
According to the bookmakers’ odds in the 90-minute outcome market, the best price for Bournemouth to win is 1.75, the best price for a draw is 4.2, and the best price for staking on Nottingham Forest to win is 4.7. Right now, those are the most competitive wagers available.