Nottingham vs Southampton – Prediction, and Match Preview
Nottingham vs Southampton – Before the match, both teams are in the bottom three of the Premier League table, but Nottingham Forest is in a far better spot because they are six points ahead of their Monday opponents.
Many experts have already written the Saints off since, with only four games remaining, and especially with their present form, a six-point gap is exceedingly difficult to overcome.
Additionally, the fact that they will soon play teams like Brighton and Liverpool—both contenders for European positions—in the season’s final two rounds won’t do Ruben Selles’ club any favors.
Southampton has lost nine straight league games without a victory. Six of those losses have come thus far, including the 3-1 loss to Newcastle last weekend at St. James’ Park.
Nottingham Forest has likewise had a terrible recent run of success, picking up just 1 victory in their previous 13 league games.
However, it only happened during the team’s most recent home game, when Nottingham Forest defeated Brighton on April 26 by a score of 3-1.
Since the start of the season, Steve Cooper’s team has typically performed incomparably better at home than on the road, therefore we believe they are the favorites here for good cause.
After all, The City Ground has hosted six of Nottingham Forest’s seven league victories throughout this Premier League season.
Nottingham vs Southampton – Betting Analysis
Nottingham Forest will draw on their strong history against the Saints at The City Ground, where they have won 16, tied four, and lost only seven of their previous 27 games.
Nottingham Forest defeated Southampton in January of this year at St. Mary’s Stadium for their lone away victory of the year. In three of the previous four head-to-head encounters between the two rivals, three goals or more were scored.
This is Nottingham Forest’s last chance to leave the danger zone because Southampton hasn’t been felling any trees recently. With games against Chelsea and Arsenal coming up in the next few rounds, the hosts are in a must-win situation right now.
While you may receive the same odds by betting on the hosts to score two or more goals past the porous Saints back line, we will choose the home win choice at the 2.00 odds.
What are the best odds for this match?
Looking at the bookies’ prices in the full-time result market, a victory for Nottingham Forest is available for 2.23, going for a draw is 3.5, and betting on a win for Southampton gets 3.36. They’re the top prices that can be secured at present.
Nottingham vs Southampton – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals