Tottenham vs Nottingham – Tottenham Hotspur will be hoping for a better outcome here after losing to Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 in the Premier League last time out.
In that game, Tottenham Hotspur had 54% of the possession and made 22 efforts at goal, scoring on six of them. Wolverhampton Wanderers’ opponents made 8 efforts on goal, with 5 of them going in. Wolverhampton Wanderers’ goal was scored in the 82nd minute by Adama Traoré.
In five of the last six games in which Tottenham Hotspur played, there were fewer than three goals per game. In terms of goal rating during that time, Tottenham Hotspur received five goals, compared to seven total for the opposition.
In the three games prior to this encounter, Tottenham Hotspur had not suffered a league loss to Nottingham Forest. In their prior three league home games, they are unbeaten.
Nottingham Forest and Everton drew 2-2 in their prior match in the Premier League. In that contest, Nottingham Forest had 57% of the possession and made 10 efforts at goal, four of which were successful.
Brennan Johnson scored two goals for Nottingham Forest (19 and 77 seconds). Everton managed 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Everton struck through Demarai Gray (10′) and Abdoulaye Doucouré (29′).
Over their previous six games, Nottingham Forest’s attacking players failed to score any goals, earning a disappointing return of just 4.
The opponents of The Reds in those games scored a total of 11 goals between them. Of course, there’s no guarantee that trend will continue into this game. In their previous three league games, Nottingham Forest had gone winless on the road.
Tottenham vs Nottingham – Betting Analysis
An analysis of their previous meetings, which date back to November 21, 1998, reveals that Tottenham Hotspur has won four of them and Nottingham Forest has won one, with one match ending in a tie.
During those matchups, they combined for 13 goals, with 9 going to Tottenham and 4 to The Reds. This results in an average of 2.17 goals scored per contest.
For Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte, Yves Bissouma (ankle fracture), Hugo Lloris (knee injury), Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring injury), and Rodrigo Bentancur (cruciate ligament rupture) won’t be available.
Our prediction is that Tottenham will play this match with a 3-4-2-1 formation, featuring Fraser Forster, Cristian Romero, Clement Lenglet, Ben Davies, Pedro Porro, Oliver Skipp, P. Emil Hjbjerg, Ivan Perisic, Dejan Kulusevski, Heung-Min Son, and Harry Kane.
Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper has a handful of players out of action. The following players are unable to participate: Giulian Biancone (knee injury), Scott McKenna (hamstring injury), Willy Boly (hamstring injury), and Cheikhou Kouyaté (hamstring injury).
Keylor Navas, Serge Aurier, Joe Worrall, Felipe Monteiro, Renan Lodi, Remo Freuler, Jonjo Shelvey, Jack Colback, Brennan Johnson, Morgan Gibbs-White, and Chris Wood are expected to start for The Reds in a 4-3-2-1 formation.
Tottenham Hotspur appears to have a strong chance of defeating Nottingham Forest, who won’t find it simple to score, and keeping a clean sheet.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at what the bookmakers’ view is of this game on the WDW market, staking on Tottenham Hotspur is available for 1.45, going for the draw is 4.68 and taking a punt on the winner to be Nottingham Forest will get you 7.5. They are the top bets available at the current time.