Ace Football team previews the Premier League clash between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
The Premier League game at City Ground, Nottingham on Friday will see visitors Newcastle United facing home side Nottingham Forest.
18 points lie between the two teams in the Premier League table. Newcastle United are ahead in a respectable fifth place with 44 points from 25 games. Nottingham Forest are 14th, having scored 26 points in 26 outings.
Team form: Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United
Nottingham Forest Form
In their last three matches, Nottingham Forest lost 4-0 against West Ham and drew 2-2 with Everton, before losing to Tottenham by 3-1. The Reds won three of their previous six matches at City Ground, Nottingham in the Premier League. They drew three as well, but suffered no defeats, scoring eight goals to four against.
Newcastle United Form
In their last three matches, Newcastle United lost against Manchester United and Manchester City by 2-0 and 2-0, respectively, and beat Wolverhampton by 2-1. The Magpies won twice, while also recording three draws, and one defeat in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says four goals were conceded and eight scored.
Betting stats and facts for Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- Nottingham Forest have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
- Nottingham Forest have not lost 11 of the last 12 home matches
- Nottingham Forest have not won 8 of the last 9 matches
- In the last 3 Nottingham Forest matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Nottingham Forest have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- In the last 16 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Newcastle have lost the last 3 matches in a row without scoring a goal
- In 11 of the last 13 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Newcastle have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
- In the last 8 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
In-form players: Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United
Miguel Almiron scored just two goals in his last six games but did manage 11 goals during the season so far. He will be eager to add to his total when Newcastle United take aim at Nottingham Forest. This could be a good opportunity for him to improve his tally, and siding with him in the betting market looks like a decent prospect.
Betting markets: Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United
City Ground, Nottingham witnessed Nottingham Forest winning five of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments here. They drew four and lost one in this run. Newcastle United won four of their previous 10 games away, drew three and lost three. Nottingham Forest are a tough nut to crack currently, with no less than 9 matches without defeat.
Both teams to score
Nottingham Forest scored first in six of their last ten home games. Newcastle United got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Nottingham Forest managed the first goal of the game in only two of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Newcastle United were first on target in five of their last 10 outings.
Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Nottingham Forest’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 0.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in two of the last ten matches that Newcastle United played across all tournaments. They scored 0.8 times on average in the process.
Recommended tip: Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United
The match between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Premier League game.