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Nottingham Forest Birmingham City betting prediction


Betting suggestion:

A match that has a huge tendency to be open, since the two squads tend to act quite offensively in these conditions. Nottingham Forest comes motivated for this match and aims to add the second consecutive victory in their stadium, while Birmingham City has played good matches away from home. Having said that and also taking into account the defensive shorcomings of the two teams, risking in favor of the goals is a good option.
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Preview

Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City face at The City Ground, in a match for the 21th round of the Championship. The head‑to‑head history at this stadium, favours the home team, since in the last 5 head‑to‑heads they won 3 and tied 2. Accordingly, in the last head‑to‑head played at this stadium, for the Championship, on 17‑08‑2019, Nottingham Forest won by (3‑0). M. Dawson (65' ), J. Lolley (15' ) and L. Grabban (22' ) scored the goals of the match for Nottingham Forest. Both teams register significant differences between home and away results, so the home/away factor is worth atention.

Analysis Nottm Forest

The home team is currently in the 20th position of the league, with 17 points won, after 4 wins, 5 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Sheffield Wednesday, by (2‑0). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Millwall, by (1‑1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 1 win, 5 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 7 goals scored and 19 conceded; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 17 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Nottingham Forest has a record of 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 12 points out of 30 possible. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that has had a hard time trying to score first. They have opened up the score in only 4 of the last 20 matches for the Championship, they have reached half‑time in front in 3 of those 4 matches and held on to the lead until the end of the 90' in all of them. In 20 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 15 times and have never been able to turn the score around. there is 1 period that stands out in the last 10 home matches for this competition: they have scored 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

Nottingham Forest enters this match with a draw, 1-1, in the trip to the Millwall field, making it the second meeting in a row without losing in this English second division: the only goal of the team was signed by Alex Mighten. In this match against Birmingham City, commander Chris Hughton should keep the team in 4-3-3 favoring the maintenance of ball possession and successive attacks by the runners: Cafú acts as an attacking midfielder, however, he appears very well in finishing zones. It should be noted that Lyle Taylor is the best scorer in Nottingham Forest with 4 goals scored. All players are available for this match.

Confirmed Lineup: Brice Samba, Joe Worrall, Tobias Figueiredo, Yuri Ribeiro, Cyrus Christie, Samba Sow, Sammy Ameobi, Cafú, Ryan Yates, Alex Mighten, Lewis Grabban.

Analysis Birmingham

The away team is currently in the 17th position of the league, with 22 points won, after 5 wins, 7 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Cardiff City, by (3‑2). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Middlesbrough, by (1‑4). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 9 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses at their stadium, with 14 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 away league matches Birmingham City has a record of 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 14 points out of 30 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (6 out of 10 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 20 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 6 times and have never been able to turn the score around. In the last 10 away matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 4 of their 8 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

Birmingham City heads into this match with a 1-4 defeat in the reception to Middlesbrough,making it the third consecutive defeat in this competition: the only goal of the team was signed by Maxime Colin. In this match against Nottingham Forest, commander Aitor Karanka should enter the field with a cautious strategy, with the low lines, exploring only the counterattack. Jérémie Bela is the highlight of the visitors with 2 goals and 4 assists. There are no major absences for this match.

Confirmed Lineup: Neil Etheridge, Harlee Dean, Maxime Colin, Marc Roberts, George Friend, Alen Halilović, Ivan Šunjić, Adam Clayton, Iván Sánchez, Jérémie Bela, Scott Hogan.
Coach: Karanka.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Nottingham Forest Birmingham City match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Nottingham Forest vs Birmingham City match, on 26 December 2020, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Philippines, goes to: Both teams score? Yes ⇒ odd 2.05 at 1xbet.

👉 In which stadium will the Nottingham Forest Birmingham City be played?

The Nottingham Forest vs Birmingham City on 26 December 2020 will be played at Nottingham, The City Ground.

👉 Which is the most voted bet for this match?

The most voted bet by tipsters at Betting Academy Philippines, for the Nottingham Forest Birmingham City match, on the "match odds" market, was a draw at with 70% of the tips.

 

Championship - 2020/2021

  • 100% 557 / 557 Games

  • Home team wins 41.29%
  • Draws 25.13%
  • Away team wins 33.57%
  • Over 1.5 68.04%
  • Over 2.5 40.75%
  • Over 3.5 18.67%
  • Goals 1284
  • Goals /match 2.31
  • Goals /match home 1.25
  • Goals /match away 1.05
  • Both teams score 45.24%
  • Goals after 80' 17.29%
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