West Bromwich Albion vs Nottingham Forest – Predictions & Football Betting Tips

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West Bromwich Albion can close down on the automatic promotion places when they face Nottingham Forest at the Hawthorns on Tuesday night. The Baggies return to winning ways over the weekend and are within five points off the top two positions. Forest, likewise, arrested their losing run recently but they are playing catch up in the promotion hunt with a five-point deficit to the top six. Follow all our predictions, free bets, football bets and betting tips below.

Betting Tips for the game

West Brom’s previous league meeting came against Stoke City last weekend after they bagged a slender 1-0 triumph on the road. Dwight Gayle netted the sole goal in the 25th minute.

Forest were on the winning side after getting the better of Brentford by a 2-1 scoreline. Lewis Grabban and Molla Wague were the scorers for Martin O’Neill’s side.

West Brom’s most recently faced Forest at the City Ground in August where they played out a 1-1 draw. The previous league meeting at the Hawthorns was nine years ago and the game ended 3-1 in Forest’s favour. Our betting tips and predictions expect a West Brom win.

[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Prediction and betting tip:”]West Brom win at 1.77[/bet_tip_now]

Match odds

Forest are priced at 4.50 to secure the maximum points, but we don’t fancy them to attain the result. Forest have been largely inconsistent since December and it has not aided their away run where they have managed just three points. West Brom have found wins hard to come by at the Hawthorns but they should take advantage of Forest’s recent goalless streak on the road. Our preview is to go with a West Brom win.

[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Match Prediction:”]West Brom win at 1.77[/bet_tip_now]

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest draw odds: 3.75

Nottingham Forest win odds: 4.50

Correct Score odds

West Brom have scored in every home game this term and they have netted eight times in the past five matches at the Hawthorns. In comparison, Forest have endured a mixed bag on their travels and they come into the game with just three goals – all of the goals coming in a single game – in the previous five away trips. A slender triumph for the hosts is likely to be the order of the day and with a possible shutout. Our correct score prediction is to go with a West Brom 1-0 win.

[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Correct Score Prediction:”]West Brom 1-0 win at 7.00[/bet_tip_now]

Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds

West Brom have gone through a recent trend of stalemates in their stadium and it has contributed to the majority of the games since December producing less than three goals. Another low-scorer could be on the cards against Forest, as they have failed to score in any of the previous three away trips. Our total goals prediction is to go with less than 2.5 goals.

[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”Goals odds and prediction:”]Total goals under 2.5 at 1.90[/bet_tip_now]

First Goalscorer odds

Dwight Gayle has recently leapfrogged Jay Rodriguez as West Brom’s highest scorer with 16 goals this term. The Newcastle United loanee has netted thrice in the past four league games and, he has managed to grab the first goal on two occasions. Our first goalscorer prediction fancies Gayle to continue his good vein of form.

[bet_tip_now stars_1_2_3=”3″ block_title=”First goalscorer prediction:”]Dwight Gayle at 4.50[/bet_tip_now]

Free bet offers

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