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Stoke City Nottingham Forest betting prediction


Betting suggestion:

The most likely scenario for this match is for Nottingham Forest not to win. The home team should dominate and have the best chances to score, taking advantage of Nottingham's defensive weaknesses. On the other hand, the visiting team comes to this match in a good moment, however, it presents difficulties when playing away from home: only 1 victory in 10 matches played. That said, taking into account all the details of this analysis, we believe that betting in favor of the "Draw No Bet, Stoke City" market is a good option.
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Preview

Stoke City and Nottingham Forest face at bet365 Stadium, in a match for the 22th round of the Championship. The head‑to‑head history indicates total balance, since there is a record of 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 matches. The last head‑to‑head between these two teams was played on 22‑07‑2020, and ended in a (1‑4) win by Stoke City. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, as both teams present significant differences between home and away performances.

Analysis Stoke

After 9 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses, the home team is in the 7th position, havinf won 34 points so far. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Coventry City by (0‑0), after in the previous match they have won (1‑0) at home, against Blackburn Rovers. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in away matches, with 13 goals scored and 5 conceded; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 19 conceded. For the league, Stoke City won 17 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 1‑0 (4 out of 10 matches). They have presented defensive consistency, since they have only suffered goals in 3 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 21 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 6 times and have only turned the score around in 1.

The Stoke City team starts for this match with a draw, 0-0, in the trip to the Coventry field, mnaking it the fourth straight match without losing in this competition. Now, in this match against Nottingham Forest, the coach Michael O'Neill should play in the usual 3-5-2 favoring the maintenance of the ball possession and the organized attacks, mainly by strikers Steven Fletcher and Sam Vokes. Midfielder Nick Powell has excelled in this Stoke City with 5 goals. Out of this game are Joe Allen, Thibauld Verlinden, Adam Davies, Angus Gunn, Lee Gregory, Sam Clucas and Tyrese Campbell, all with physical problems.

Confirmed Lineup: Josef Bursik, James Chester, Harry Souttar, Nathan Collins, Tommy Smith, Nick Powell, Jordan Thompson, James McClean, Joe Allen, Jacob Brown, Sam Vokes.
Coach: M. O'Neill.

Analysis Nottm Forest

The away team is currently in the 20th position of the league, with 18 points won, after 4 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Millwall, by (1‑1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Birmingham City, by (0‑0). 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 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 14 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 10 away league matches Nottingham Forest has a record of 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses, so they have won 5 points out of 30 possible.

In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 7 away matches. In their away matches there are a few frequent results: at half‑time 0‑0 (6 out of 10 matches) and 1‑0 (4 out of 10 matches) and after the 90' 2‑0 (4 out of 10 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. 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 21 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 21 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 15 times and have never been able to turn the score around. In the last 10 away matches for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: they have conceded 5 of their 14 goals between minutes (46'‑60') and 5 of their 14 goals between (76'‑90').

Nottingham Forest comes for this game with a draw, 0-0, in the reception to Birmingham, making it the third consecutive match without losing in this competition. Usually coach Chris Hughton plays with four men in defense, three in midfield and three in attack, with Lyle Taylor, Lewis Grabban and Sammy Ameobi being the team's most advanced references. Still, it is important to note that the first athlete mentioned is the best scorer in Nottingham Forest with 4 goals scored. For this match the visiting team cannot count on Luke Freeman, Jack Colback and Scott Mckenna, players recovering from injury.

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

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Frequently asked questions

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

The tip and bet suggestion for the Stoke City vs Nottingham Forest match, on 30 December 2020, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Philippines, goes to: Draw no bet, Stoke City ⇒ odd 1.60 at williamhill.

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

The Stoke City vs Nottingham Forest on 30 December 2020 will be played at Stoke, Bet365 Stadium.

👉 Which is the most voted bet for this match?

The most voted bet by tipsters at Betting Academy Philippines, for the Stoke City Nottingham Forest match, on the "match odds" market, was a win by Stoke City at with 86% 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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