Nottingham vs Bristol City: Match Preview and Prediction
Nottingham vs Bristol City: Bristol City’s last six Championship games have ended in defeat. In the 1-1 draw at Bournemouth over the weekend, Nottingham Forest played admirably. In the first leg at Ashton Gate, we saw a combined total of just two shots on goal from these two teams.
In the struggle to stay in the Premier League, Nottingham Forest gained significant ground over the weekend. They managed to hold Bournemouth to a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon away from home. Justin Kluivert missed his early opener due to Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Overall, the Reds gave a great performance for the occasion. Throughout the whole ninety minutes of play at Vitality Stadium, they only allowed Bournemouth to muster two shots on goal. Such a defensive performance should excite Nuno Espirito Santo. On Wednesday night, Bournemouth will have a good chance to keep a clean sheet. The FA Cup fourth round replay takes place at the City Ground, where they host Championship team Bristol City.
In the first leg at Ashton Gate, we saw very little from either side. On that occasion, Bristol City could not manage to register even one attempt on goal. In general, the Robins have had difficulty getting things rolling lately. They have lost their last six championship games.
Nottingham vs Bristol City: Betting Analysis
Nottingham Forest enters this game fresh off two victories and a draw against the Robins in their last three meetings. In their last four encounters with Nottingham Forest, Bristol City have only managed one goal. Less than three goals have been scored in eight of the last 10 head-to-head matches between these rivals.
Bristol City’s scoring has slowed recently. Three of their five championship games were scoreless. They had only one shot on goal in Friday’s 0-1 home loss to Leeds. On Sunday afternoon at Vitality Stadium, Nottingham Forest limited Bournemouth to just two efforts on goal. In the FA Cup first leg, they allowed no shots on goal. The 1.53 odds favour the home win.
In their last six Championship games, Bristol City have only scored three goals or more in one. In this trip game against a team in a higher league, we anticipate the Robins to sit deep in the rear and wait for their opportunities to counterattack. We choose the Under 2.5 goals FT bet at 2.00 odds in these conditions.
Nottingham vs Bristol City: Head-to-Head
Who will win the match between Nottingham and Bristol City?
We are certain that Nottingham Forest will be able to generate many scoring opportunities against Bristol City, who will have a difficult time scoring. At the end of the first ninety minutes, Nottingham Forest ought to have a commanding advantage.
Our Prediction: Home Win
What are the best odds for the game?
According to the most recent bookmaker odds available on the WDW market, betting on Nottingham Forest is the best value at 1.55, selecting a draw is at 4.3, and picking Bristol City to win is at 5.9. These are the best market prices currently available for purchase.