Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United – Prediction

Published: March 16, 2023
Last Updated: March 16, 2023

Nottingham Forest take on visitors Newcastle United at City Ground, Nottingham in a Premier League tie on Friday.

Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United Stats

  • Nottingham Forest have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • Nottingham Forest have not lost 11 of the last 12 home matches
  • Nottingham Forest have not won 8 of the last 9 matches
  • In the last 3 Nottingham Forest matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In the last 16 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Newcastle have lost the last 3 matches in a row without scoring a goal
  • In 11 of the last 13 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Newcastle have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
  • In the last 8 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United Squad lists

Nottingham Forest Squad

The 43-year-old Cooper will select the starting eleven against Newcastle United from these players:

  • Henderson, Navas, Hennessey, Felipe, Biancone, Toffolo, Worrall, Niakhate, Williams, Richards, Lodi, McKenna, Aurier, Cook, Boly, Ayew, Cafu, Kouyate, Danilo, Scarpa, Arter, Colback, Lingard, Shelvey, O’Brien, Gibbs-White, Mangala, Freuler, Yates, Fornah, Swan, Mighten, Johnson, Wood, Dennis, Taylor, Surridge, Awoniyi.

Newcastle United Squad

This is the full squad of players that the Newcastle United head coach Howe will select from for his starting XI:

  • Karius, Gillespie, Dubravka, Pope, Burn, Krafth, Schaer, Ashby, Lascelles, Lewis, Manquillo, Trippier, Targett, Dummett, Botman, Guimaraes, Anderson, Murphy, Willock, Ritchie, Longstaff, Almiron, Fraser, Longstaff, Isak, Saint-Maximin, Gordon, Wilson, Joelinton.

Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United Lineups

Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United Preview

A solitary draw point prevents Nottingham Forest from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short in a 4-0 defeat against West Ham, before drawing 2-2 with Everton. They came up empty-handed once again when Tottenham ran out as 3-1 winners. In their last six Premier League home matches, Nottingham Forest have three wins, while they’ve drawn three and lost zero. They scored eight and conceded four goals. No team played out as many draws on home soil than Nottingham Forest did so far in the Premier League this season. A total of five matches at City Ground, Nottingham finished all square this season.

Newcastle United suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches as they were run over by Manchester United in a 2-0 defeat. Manchester City also proved too hard to handle as they won 2-0, before Newcastle United were able to strike back in a 2-1 win against Wolverhampton. In their last six away matches in the Premier League, Newcastle United won twice, while also recording three draws. They endured one defeat in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying four goals conceded and eight scored. No team split the points as many times on their travels, as Newcastle United did this season, in the Premier League. They have so far collected no less than six draws.

Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United H2H

The last time the pair played each other Newcastle came away as 2-0 winners, and rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind on Friday. Nottingham Forest picked up four wins in their previous eight matches against Newcastle United, while the latter claimed four wins in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.50.

Current Premier League standings

Full Time Betting

Nottingham Forest won five of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at City Ground, Nottingham. They drew four and lost one as well, while Newcastle United won four of their last 10 games away. They drew three and lost three. Both teams scored in six of the last 10 home league matches for Nottingham Forest. Both teams also found the back of the net five times in the previous 10 league games away for Newcastle United.

Both Teams to Score

Newcastle ran out 2-0 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again this coming Friday.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Nottingham Forest’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 0.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in two of the last ten outings for Newcastle United, who managed to score 0.8 times in those matches.