Birmingham City vs Nottingham Forest Prediction & Betting Tips

With both teams placed mid-table Birmingham and Nottingham F. have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Championship. Birmingham are 19th with 48 points after 42 matches. Nottingham F. ranks as 18th in the table on 49 points.

Nottingham F. aims to extend the lead on Birmingham in the Championship when the pair goes head-to-head this coming Wednesday.

Stats and facts for Birmingham and Nottingham F..

  • teamlogoBirmingham unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoBirmingham has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoBirmingham has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Birmingham’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • teamlogoNottingham F. unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 13 of 15 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 7 when playing away matches in the row;
  • teamlogoNottingham F. conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches.


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Form Birmingham vs Nottingham F.

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Birmingham tough to break down.

Birmingham keeps brushing aside all resistance claiming yet another win to their collection last time out. In their 3 latest outings, Birmingham ended with a 0-0 draw against Brentford and went on to a 2-0 win against Stoke. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against Rotherham.

Nottingham F. paddling along.

One can’t really point the finger at the results for Nottingham F. in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings, Nottingham F. finished off Queens P.R. in a 3-1 win and went on to a 0-0 draw with Bristol City. Their latest game produced a 2-0 defeat against Huddersfield.

Birmingham has put stronger performances on display in recent games and with the advantage of familiar surroundings, we call a home win here. However, the bookies believe in a tight match with odds 1.20 for a home win while an away win pays out odds of 26.00.

Birmingham v Nottingham F. Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Yet another stalemate?

The most recent outing in the Championship between Birmingham and Nottingham F. took place in February 2020. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Each side claimed 3 wins in their last 10 meetings in the Championship, while 4 matches ended in a draw. An equal encounter seems to be on the cards here, with a draw being the high-value bet.

Current standings

Placed 19th in the table, Birmingham has amassed 48 points after 42 matches. On 49 points, Nottingham F. are ranked in 18th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

Full Time Betting

According to bookmakers, Birmingham has an 83% chance of beating Nottingham F. That equals odds of 1.20 on Birmingham to win, while the draw sits at 5.00. Placing a bet on the away win for Nottingham F. returns you odds 26.00. Birmingham won just 4 of their last 10 home league games. Nottingham F. lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.


The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 31% in this match. This equals odds around 3.25 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.33. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 75%. The last 10 home league games for Birmingham averaged 2.2 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Nottingham F., the average total goals were 1.5, with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 15%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 6.50 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.10. Birmingham’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.2 goals a game. 4 of Birmingham’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Nottingham F.’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.5 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Nottingham F. went over 2.5 goals.

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