Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: May 19, 2023
Last Updated: May 19, 2023

The spotlight is on both Nottingham Forest and Arsenal, as the Premier League rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other on Saturday in the at City Ground, Nottingham.

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal Stats

  • Nottingham Forest have conceded in the last 15 matches in a row
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Nottingham Forest played, both teams scored
  • Nottingham Forest have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
  • Nottingham Forest have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 home matches Nottingham Forest played, both teams scored
  • Arsenal have scored in the last 17 matches in a row
  • In 14 of the last 16 Arsenal matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Arsenal matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Arsenal played, both teams scored
  • Arsenal have not lost 13 of the last 15 matches

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal Squad lists

Nottingham Forest Squad

Cooper will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Arsenal from the players listed below:

  • Alex Mighten, Andre Ayew, Brennan Johnson, Cafu, Cheikhou Kouyate, Chris Wood, Danilo, Dean Henderson, Emmanuel Dennis, Felipe, Giulian Biancone, Gustavo Scarpa, Harry Arter, Harry Toffolo, Jack Colback, Jesse Lingard, Joe Worrall, Jonjo Shelvey, Keylor Navas, Lyle Taylor, Morgan Gibbs-White, Moussa Niakhate, Neco Williams, Omar Richards, Orel Mangala, Remo Freuler, Renan Lodi, Ryan Yates, Sam Surridge, Scott McKenna, Serge Aurier, Steve Cook, Taiwo Awoniyi, Tyrese Fornah, Wayne Hennessey, Will Swan, Willy Boly.

Arsenal Squad

Below is the full team squad of Arsenal. The manager Arteta will pick his starting XI against Nottingham Forest from these players:

  • Ramsdale, Turner, White, Gabriel, Kiwior, Tierney, Zinchenko, Holding, Tomiyasu, Saliba, Saka, Rowe, Vieira, Xhaka, Jorginho, Oedegaard, Elneny, Partey, Nketiah, Jesus, Martinelli, Trossard, Nelson.

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal Lineups

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal Preview

Nottingham Forest have seen it all in their last three matches, which gave them four points. Against Brentford, they came out empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 4-3 win against Southampton. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Chelsea. They went into the season as candidates for the drop, and unfortunately for Nottingham Forest, they have lived up to expectations. As the season draws to a close, they are still in with a chance of escaping relegation, though. Nottingham Forest only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Premier League matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew two and lost two, as they scored 11 and conceded 11 goals.

Arsenal won twice in their last three matches as Chelsea were defeated by 3-1, before they beat Newcastle 0-2. Brighton proved too strong, though, and a 0-3 defeat followed. Arsenal won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored 11 while also conceding eight times. No team won as many matches when playing away than Arsenal did so far in the Premier League this season. A total of 12 matches was won on away soil.

Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal H2H

Arsenal ran out 5-0 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again on Saturday. Arsenal look back on one wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Nottingham Forest. The home side has a 0% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 0-0-1. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current Premier League standings

While Arsenal are chasing the lead in the Premier League after collecting 81 points in 36 rounds, Nottingham Forest trail by 34 points after 36 rounds, leaving them as number 16 in the table.

Full Time Betting

In their last 10 matches at City Ground, Nottingham across all tournaments Nottingham Forest won four times, drew three and lost three times. Arsenal claimed four wins, three draw and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Nottingham Forest have not exactly been great at shutting out their visitors at City Ground, Nottingham. In their previous 10 lmatches at home, they claimed just two wins, while also holding on to a clean sheet.

Both Teams to Score

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Nottingham Forest played against Arsenal. It finished 5-0 in a great match between the pair.

Over/Under Tips

Nottingham Forest saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Arsenal. They performed an average of 2.2 goals in these.