Watford vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips & Predictions

Watford vs Nottingham Forest Betting

Watford go up against Nottingham F. at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday in the Championship. Placed 3rd in the table Watford have amassed 63 points after 34 games. On 40 points Nottingham F. are ranked sad in 16th place with as many matches as the home side.

Stats and facts for Watford and Nottingham F..

  • teamlogoWatford has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoWatford has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • teamlogoWatford has won in the last 6 of 7 matches at home;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Watford’s last 3 of 5 matches.
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 7 of 9 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 6 matches in the row;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 2.5 in Nottingham F.’s last 5 of 7 matches.


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Form Watford vs Nottingham F.

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

Watford continue to sparkle.

Watford keep brushing aside all resistance claiming yet another win to their collection last time out. In their last 3 matches Watford claimed a 3-2 win against Blackburn, followed by a 1-0 defeat against Bournemouth. Their most recent match brought a 2-0 win against Wycombe.

Nottingham F. hope to boost points tally.

Results have been on par, so to speak, for Nottingham F. in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Nottingham F. claimed a 1-0 win against Rotherham and went on to a 1-1 draw with Derby. Their latest game produced a 1-0 defeat against Luton.

On the back of these results and with Nottingham F. performing poorly, siding with Watford at odds 1.91 is the obvious way to go.

Watford 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.

It finished all square on when Watford last faced Nottingham F. in the Championship. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 0-0 in the end. 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. The pair have been evenly matched in recent times with 3 wins for each side in their last 10 matches in the Championship. Thus, the draw could prove the tasty bet here with 4 matches finishing all square.

Current standings

Watford lie 3rd in the table on 63 points after 34 games. 23 points behind after 34 games Nottingham F. find themselves in a unacceptable 16th place.

Full Time Betting

According to the bookies Watford are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.91 as bookies predict Watford to have a 52% chance of beating Nottingham F.. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.25 on offer, while an away win for Nottingham F. pays out at 4.33. Watford won 7 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Nottingham F. lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.


The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 49% in this match. This equals odds around 2.05, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.75. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 57%. The last 10 home league games for Watford averaged 2.3 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 2 with 5 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 43%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.30 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. Watford’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.3 goals a game. 3 of Watford’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Nottingham F.’s last 10 away league games averaged 2 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Nottingham F. went over 2.5 goals.

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