Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Bottom side Nottingham Forest welcome Aston Villa to the City Ground on Monday at 8pm (UK time).

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa: Betting tips

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Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa: Predictions

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 4/5 with Bet UK
Correct score Nottingham Forest 1-2 Aston Villa 9/1 with William Hill
First Goalscorer Ollie Watkins 6/1 with Bet365

After a 1-1 away draw against Everton in late August, Nottingham Forest have now lost each of their last five Premier League games, conceding three or more goals in their last four games. Steve Cooper’s men have not lost six consecutive matches in the top-flight since September 1992 under Brian Clough will be looking to stop the bleeding on Monday evening.

Forest have conceded 21 goals in their opening eight matches, the most they have ever conceded at this stage of of top-flight season, with 43% of them coming from outside the box.

Villa, on the other hand, are now unbeaten in their last three Premier League matches after a 1-0 win over Southampton was sandwiched between draws against Man City and a 0-0 stalemate with Leeds last time out in a feisty affair which saw the Yorkshire side go down to 10-men early in the second half. Steven Gerrard’s side will be looking to keep clean sheets in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since March.

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Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa match stats

Nottingham Forest have conceded 2+ goals in each of their last five Premier League games, with the opposition scoring 18 goals in total in those five matches. The last two matches between these two sides have seen 14 goals, including a famous 5-5 draw back in 2018, which saw Tammy Abraham score four for Villa.

Steve Cooper’s side have have faced more shots (136) and more shots on target (56) than any other Premier League side in 2022/23, while only two teams have have faced more shots on target after eight games of a Premier League season – Blackpool (57 in 2010/11) and Hull City (59 in 2016/17). Forest have conceded 21+ goals in their first eight matches of a season for the first time since 1930 (22).

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Nottingham Forest 1-2 Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa odds

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa head-to-head

13 Mar 2019 – Nottingham Forest 1-3 Aston Villa – Championship

28 Nov 2018 – Aston Villa 5-5 Nottingham Forest – Championship

13 Jan 2018 – Nottingham Forest 0-1 Aston Villa – Championship

23 Sep 2017 – Aston Villa 2-1 Nottingham Forest – Championship

04 Feb 2017 – Nottingham Forest 2-1 Aston Villa – Championship

This will be the first top flight meeting between the two sides since 1999.

Can Nottingham Forest avoid relegation?

Find the latest Premier League relegation odds for the 2022/2023 season here:

Club Chance Sky Bet
Southampton 78.08% 2/5
Bournemouth 55.98% 4/7
Nottingham Forest  49.83% 10/11
Everton 42.09% 7/4
Leeds 21.37% 3/1
Wolves 19.83% 7/2
Leicester 11.02% 4/1
West Ham 15.70% 9/2
Crystal Palace 6.10% 5/1
Probability % provided by Opta StatsPerform
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