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Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham: Premier League predictions, tips, odds and team news

Tottenham will be hoping to keep their winning run going when they travel to face Nottingham Forest on Friday at 8pm (UK time).

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham odds

Nottingham Forest

*Odds correct as of 13:30 on December 14

Tottenham finally brought their winless streak to an end last weekend, beating Newcastle 4-1. Before that, Tottenham had failed to win any of their previous five league games, losing four, despite having scored the opening goal in each match. The form saw Tottenham drop from top spot to outside the top four, and now they sit three points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, having to claw back the deficits.

Nottingham Forest, meanwhile, are sliding down the table and Steve Cooper has seen his future once again thrown into doubt. After four straight defeats, including a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Fulham, a fifth consecutive loss reportedly could have been the final nail in Cooper’s managerial coffin. Forest avoided defeat against Wolves, a 1-1 draw, to provide a stay of execution. But Forest are still 16th, only five points clear of the relegation zone.

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Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham predictions

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham: Predictions

Bet Prediction BetMGM odds
BTTS? Yes 16/25
Correct Score Nottingham Forest 1-3 Tottenham 12/1
First Goalscorer Son Heung-Min 3/1

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The stats behind our Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham predictions:

  • Son Heung-min has opened the scoring in three Premier League games this season.
  • There have been three or more goals scored in each of Tottenham’s last six games.
  • Tottenham have scored the opening goal in each of their their past 10 league games.
  • Nottingham Forest are winless in their last five Premier League games.
  • Both teams have scored in each of Tottenham’s last three Premier League away games.

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham match tip

Son Heung-min to score anytime @ 49/50

Son Heung-min was on the scoresheet to help Tottenham end their winless run against Newcastle last time out, his second goal in three games having also found the net in the draw with Manchester City. The South Korean is Tottenham’s top goalscorer this season on 10 goals and has found the net in 44% of his Premier League appearances in 2023/24.

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham Bet-Builder tip

BTTS, over 2.5 goals and Half Time Double Chance: Tottenham/Draw

Tottenham’s games have been great to watch for goals of late, with both teams finding the net in each of their last three Premier League away matches. On top of that, there have been at least three goals scored in each of Tottenham’s last six Premier League games. And you can count on Tottenham doing well in the first half, with Ange Postecoglou’s side only trailing at half-time in one of their 16 Premier League games this season (vs Man City).

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham
Reason for tip

There have been three or more goals scored in each of Tottenham's last six games.

Reason for tip

Both teams have scored in each of Tottenham's last three Premier League away games.

Reason for tip

Tottenham have only been trailing at half-time in one of their 16 Premier League games this season.

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham team news

Nottingham Forest team news

In  Out Doubtful
Taiwo Awoniyi, Serge Aurier, Murillo

Murillo remains absent with no clear knowledge of when he is set to return, while Serge Aurier isn’t expected back until after Christmas. Taiwo Awoniyi is a longer-term absentee and won’t be back until well into the New Year.

Tottenham team news

In  Out Doubtful
Ivan Perisic, Rodrigo Bentancur, Micky van de Ven, James Maddison, Ryan Sessegnon, Manor Solomon, Giovani Lo Celso, Eric Dier Eric Dier

Giovani Lo Celso has suffered an injury in training so misses this game, although he isn’t expected to be out for too long. Influential playmaker James Maddison and defensive speedster Micky van de Ven remain absent.

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham head-to-head record

  • 11 March 2023 – Tottenham 3-1 Nottingham Forest – Premier League
  • 9 November 2022 – Nottingham Forest 2-0 Tottenham – League Cup
  • 28 August 2022 – Nottingham Forest 0-2 Tottenham – Premier League
  • 24 September 2014 – Tottenham 3-1 Nottingham Forest – League Cup
  • 2 March 2005 – Nottingham Forest 0-3 Tottenham – League Cup

Tottenham won six of their previous six matches with Nottingham Forest in all competitions (one loss and one draw).

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