Nottingham Forest have the chance to maintain their eight-match unbeaten run when they host Preston North End at the City Ground this weekend. The hosts have remained undefeated since mid-October and this has propelled them into the playoff places in fifth. Preston, meanwhile, saw an unbeaten streak of their own cease during the previous weekend….
Nottingham Forest FC vs Preston North End FC – Betting Tips for the game
Forest bagged their second triumph in three matches after they picked up a 2-0 win over bottom-placed Ipswich Town in their home turf. Lewis Grabban was the leading performer with a first-half brace.
Preston, meanwhile, saw the end of a nine-match unbeaten run after they were thoroughly beaten by Birmingham by a 3-0 scoreline on the road. The defeat was their first in the Championship since September.
The recent clash between the teams was at the City Ground earlier in the year where Preston secured a 3-0 victory at the City Ground. Our betting tips and predictions fancy a home win for Forest.
Nottingham Forest FC vs Preston North End FC – Match odds
Preston are priced at 3.60 for an away triumph but we are not anticipating this outcome. The visitors have suffered just one defeat since the start of October but their away run has been far from impressive with just six points from 10 outings. Forest have vastly improved on the defensive showing in recent months. Our preview is to go for a Forest win.
Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End draw odds: 3.50
Preston North End win odds: 3.60
Nottingham Forest FC vs Preston North End FC – Correct Score odds
Forest have netted just an average of one goal in their last three home matches but they have still secured seven points with three-straight clean sheets. We are anticipating another shutout for them this weekend with Preston having drawn blank in half of their matches on the road. Our correct score prediction fancies a Forest 2-0 win.
Nottingham Forest FC vs Preston North End FC – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Forest’s much-improved defensive record has witnessed them keep regular clean sheets and four of their last five matches have witnessed two or fewer goals. This has also been the outcome in five of the previous six meetings between the sides. Our total goals prediction is to go for less than 2.5 goals.
Nottingham Forest FC vs Preston North End FC – First Goalscorer odds
Lewis Grabban has been hugely influential towards Forest’s promotion push this campaign and he is currently leading the Championship scoring charts with 14 goals. Six of those strikes have come from the previous five appearances in which he has opened the scoring on three occasions. Grabban has also bagged two goals in six meetings against Preston including an equaliser for Aston Villa on loan earlier in the year. Our first goalscorer prediction would back Grabban.
Nottingham Forest FC vs Preston North End FC – Free bet offers
Below we have all our free bet offers and bonuses for this weekend.
Bet £20 get a £20 Free Bet. New players only. Qualifying bet(s) must have minimum odds of 4/5 and must be settled before triggering free bet
£50 staggered free bet. Place your first bet and get £10 matched. After 5 bets get a free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your 5 bets. Then after your 10th bet, get another free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your last 5 bets.
Basically, to claim the free bets, place a £10 bet when you join to get £10. Then after 5 £20 bets, you get another £20. This then repeats so you can claim the final £20.
Min. odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater required to qualify.
Nottingham Forest win at 2.05
Lewis Grabban to score 1st at 4.75