Bristol City vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips & Prediction

With both teams placed mid-table Bristol City and Nottingham F. have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Championship. Bristol City is placed 14th with 49 points from 40 games. Nottingham F. occupies a position as 15th in the league on a meagre 48 points.

Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Bristol City. They could be in for another rout against Nottingham F..

Stats and facts for Bristol City and Nottingham F..

  • teamlogoBristol City has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoBristol City did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoBristol City has lost the last 7 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoBristol City has lost in the last 7 of 8 matches at home.
  • teamlogoNottingham F. unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 11 of 13 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 6 when playing away matches in the row;
  • teamlogoNottingham F. conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches.


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Form Bristol City vs Nottingham F.

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

Bristol City continue to look blunt.

The mood could be better in the Bristol City camp after 3 defeats in recent games. In their last 3 matches Bristol City were easily beaten 2-0 by Rotherham, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Stoke. Their most recent match brought a 3-1 defeat against Coventry.

Nottingham F. hope to boost points tally.

One can’t really point a finger on the results for Nottingham F. in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches Nottingham F. ended with a 1-1 draw against Brentford, followed by a 1-0 win against Cardiff. Their most recent match brought a 3-1 win against Queens P.R..

It has the look of an equal match up, however Nottingham F. still seem better value for a win here than ill-performing Bristol City.

Bristol City v Nottingham F. Fixture History

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

Don’t expect goals

Nottingham F. were left reeling when Bristol City took a 2-1 win in their latest Championship encounter. It served as pay back for the 1-0 defeat Nottingham F. handed out in the reverse match. Recent meetings have had a tendency to be rather shy on goals as 6 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Bristol City enjoying a slight advantage having won 5 matches in the Championship. Nottingham F. grabbed all 3 points in 2 matches while 3 matches ended all square.

Current standings

Placed 14th in the table Bristol City have amassed 49 points after 40 games. On 48 points Nottingham F. are ranked in 15th place with as many matches as the home side.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Bristol City to win pays out at 3.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.10, while an away win for Nottingham F. returns you odds 2.30. Bristol City won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Nottingham F. lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.


Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Bristol City averaged 2.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches.In the previous 10 away league games for Nottingham F. the average total goals were 1.7 with 4 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 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.57. Bristol City’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.2 goals a game. 3 of Bristol City’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals.Nottingham F.’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.7 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Nottingham F. went over 2.5 goals.

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