Nottingham Forest vs. Brentford Match Analysis and Prediction

The City Ground will be on fire when Nottingham Forest hosts Brentford on 9th February 2019. The match scheduled to start at 15.00GMT will see the two teams face each other in a match which is expected to be hotly contested for the three points. Brentford though trailing Nottingham Forest is seen to be performing well if its latest performances are something to go by. This match will offer Nottingham Forest an opportunity to come back after last week’s 2-0 loss to Birmingham. On the other hand, Brentford is looking for a chance to extend their winning streak.

Nottingham Forest stands at number 12 of the table with 42 points. Last week’s loss to Birmingham is a bitter pill they have to swallow and move on. This match presents them an opportunity at least to entertain their home fans to a win. Despite their lead against Brentford in table standing, they do not seem to be doing very well of late, with just 2 wins and 4 losses out of 6 games.

Brentford, on the other hand, is at number 17 of the Championship table standings with 42 points. Their latest performance has improved with them having a six-match run without losing, with three wins in a row. They hope to continue the same trend come Saturday.

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Nottingham Forest vs. Brentford Head to Head

The teams Nottingham Forest and Brentford have played each other 14 times. Of these, Nottingham Forest has won 4 and lost 8 of them to Brentford. 2 matches have ended in a draw. A close look of their 8 latest matches here is how the action went down:

  • Brentford 2-1 Nottingham Forest
  • Nottingham Forest0-1 Brentford
  • Brentford 3-4 Nottingham Forest
  • Nottingham Forest 2-3 Brentford
  • Brentford 1-0 Nottingham Forest
  • Nottingham Forest 0-3 Brentford
  • Brentford 2-1 Nottingham Forest
  • Brentford 2-2 Nottingham Forest

Team News

Nottingham Forest has a lot of absentees to stomach. Jack Colback and Yohan Benalouane are serving a one-match suspension each. Juan Rafael Fuentes, Michael Dawson, Al Arbi Hilel Soudani, Tobias Figueiredo, Michael Hefele and Sam Byram are all nursing various injuries.

Brentford has to play without the services ofLewiss Macleod and Emiliano Marcondes Hansen who are nursing hamstring and ankle injuries respectively.

Prediction and Odds

You can get the latest odds here.

Both teams have all it takes to score. However, Nottingham Forest’s squad full of injuries and their latest lackluster performance here and there, they are going to have it rough. Brentford isthe latest impressive performance is not going to be stopped by Nottingham Forest. Our best bet is for Brentford to win.

  • Both teams to score
  • Over 2.5 at full time
  • Brentford to Win
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