Bournemouth vs Nottingham Forest – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 16, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: August 30, 2023

Bournemouth come up against visiting side Nottingham Forest in a Premier League fixture on Saturday at Vitality Stadium. With 20 points after 19 games, Nottingham Forest currently rank 13th in the Premier League standings. Bournemouth play catch-up as they recorded 16 points in 19 matches, putting them up as 17th before their upcoming clash.

Bournemouth vs Nottingham Forest Stats

  • Bournemouth have lost the last 4 matches in a row without scoring a goal
  • Bournemouth have lost the last 4 matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
  • In 15 of the last 17 Bournemouth home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Bournemouth have lost the last 4 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Bournemouth have lost 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Nottingham Forest matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 Nottingham Forest away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Nottingham Forest have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded in 7 of the last 8 matches

Bournemouth vs Nottingham Forest Lineups

Bournemouth vs Nottingham Forest Preview

Gary O’Neil’s Bournemouth endured a tough spell in their previous three matches, which brought three defeats. They lost 3-0 against Manchester United, before Burnley won 2-4, while Brentford claimed all three points in a 2-0 win. Bournemouth claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Premier League. They also drew one and lost three, scored seven goals and conceded seven. Bournemouth are among the three lowest-scoring home sides in the Premier League so far. They managed a mediocre nine goals at Vitality Stadium, while also conceding ten.

Steve Cooper’s Nottingham Forest collected four points in their past three outings, in which they were defeated 4-1 against Blackpool. They followed up, drawing 1-1 with Wolverhampton, before winning 2-0 against Leicester. Nottingham Forest only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Premier League. In these six matches, they drew one and lost four as well as being outscored by 13 goals to one.

Bournemouth vs Nottingham Forest H2H

Bournemouth ran out 2-3 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again on Saturday. Bournemouth claimed one win, while Nottingham Forest picked up zero wins in the previous ten matches, while the rest had no winner. The bookies’ best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.25.

Current Premier League Standings

Full Time Betting

Bournemouth won three of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Vitality Stadium. They drew two and lost five as well, while Nottingham Forest won three of their last 10 games away. They drew one and lost six. Of their previous 10 matches at Vitality Stadium, four had over 2.5 goals for Bournemouth. In four of the previous 10 league games away for Nottingham Forest the match had over 2.5 goals.

Both Teams to Score

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Bournemouth played against Nottingham Forest. It finished 2-3 in a great match between the pair.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out one time in the last encounter between these two teams. Bournemouth managed an average of three goals, with Nottingham Forest averaging two goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet one time in this run of matches. Bournemouth scored an average of 1.4 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Nottingham Forest, who scored 1.8 times on average in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.