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Nottingham Forest vs Millwall Betting Tips - Forest set to make home advantage count

Nottingham Forest backed to ease past inconsistent Millwall at the City Ground
Nottingham Forest vs Millwall
Nottingham Forest are backed to claim a home win in EFL Championship clash with Millwall (Getty Images)

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Nottingham Forest continue their quest for promotion as they host Millwall in an English Championship fixture at the City Ground. Forest are solid at home and with Lewis Grabban finally back among the goals, they should have too much for a struggling Millwall team.

Nottingham Forest Form


Nottingham Forest are coming off a 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough in their previous Championship fixture. Forest will be disappointed not to build on Ryan Yates first half opener as they needed a late equaliser from Lewis Grabban to salvage a point.

Forest remain in the hunt for a playoff finish and head into Friday’s match unbeaten in their last four fixtures. Sabri Lamouchi’s men have seen some impressive results at home, claiming a 2-0 victory over Leeds and beating Luton Town 3-1.

Victories over Blackburn and Wigan are also among their recent results at the City Ground. They often maintain a solid defence at home having kept clean sheets in two of their last three home matches. 

Nottingham Forest News


Nottingham Forest have no major injuries or suspensions ahead of Friday’s match. Striker Nuno Da Costa is in contention to feature having already made his return with the U-23s.


Millwall Form


Millwall played out a draw in their last Championship fixture as they were held 1-1 at home by Bristol City. They fought back from a goal down with Matt Smith grabbing the equaliser six minutes after the restart. 

The Lions are in the middle of a slump at the moment having claimed just one win from their last nine matches. Gary Rowett’s men have also failed to score in two of their last three matches and suffered a 1-0 defeat at Wigan in their previous away fixture.

Millwall News


Millwall are without midfielders Shaun Williams and Ben Thompson who are both sidelined with injury. They have an otherwise fully fit squad for Friday’s match.

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall Head to Head 


Millwall have a 13-10 advantage with 12 draws from 35 previous matches against Nottingham Forest. The reverse fixture at the Den ended 2-2 with Shaun Williams and Aiden O’Brien on target for Millwall while Lewis Grabban netted a brace for Forest.

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall Betting Odds


William Hill has the best odds for a Nottingham Forest win at 2.15. A victory for Millwall is valued at 3.60 while a draw is set at odds of 3.45. Forest produced over 2.5 goals in their previous fixture and a similar outcome is priced at 4.35 while over 2.5 goals is paying 2.23.

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall Match Up


Top scorer Lewis Grabban will be the one to watch for Nottingham Forest after taking his tally to 17 goals with a smart finish at Middlesbrough. The striker netted a brace in the reverse fixture back in December and will be confident of getting on the scoresheet on Friday.

Millwall have struggled in attack lately having scored just once in their last three matches. Matt Smith only just ended an eight-match goal drought against Bristol City while Tom Bradshaw has failed to score in his last 11 matches. 

Lewis Grabban
Lewis Grabban will be the one to watch for Nottingham Forest and has scored 17 goalsthis season (Getty Images)

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall Stats


  • Nottingham Forest have scored 2+ goals in 2 of their last 3 matches against Millwall (English Championship).
  • Nottingham Forest have kept clean sheets in 2 of their last 3 home matches (English Championship).
  • Millwall have failed to score in 2 of their last 3 matches (English Championships).

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall FAQ

Where can I watch Nottingham Forest vs Millwall live stream online?

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When is Nottingham Forest vs Millwall being played?

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall will be played at 19.45 GMT on Friday 6 March 2020.

Where is Nottingham Forest vs Millwall being played?

Nottingham Forest vs Millwall will be played at the City Ground in Nottingham, England.

What is Nottingham Forest’s most recent Form?

Nottingham Forest’s recent form (last 5 matches): DLWDW

What is Millwall’s most recent form?

Millwall’s recent form (last 5 matches): DDLWD

What is the Nottingham Forest vs Millwall H2H record?

Total Matches: 35, Nottingham Forest Wins: 10, Millwall Wins: 13, Draws: 12

What is the predicted Nottingham Forest line-up?

Predicted Nottingham Forest line-up (4-5-1): Samba, Ribeiro, Cash, Figureido, Worral, Watson, Alfa Semedo, Yates, Lolley, Joao Carvalho, Grabban.

Unavailable: None.

What is the predicted Millwall line-up?

Predicted Millwall line-up (4-2-3-1): Bialkowski, Wallace, Romeo, Hutchinson, Cooper, Wallace Mahoney, Molumby, Woods, Bradshaw, Smith.

Unavailable: Williams (injured), Thompson (injured).

Verdict

Nottingham Forest are tipped to claim the victory over a struggling Millwall side who are winless in eight of their last nine matches.

Best Bet: Nottm Forest Win Win Market @2.15 at William Hill - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Nottm Forest Win 2-0 Correct Score Market @9.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Matt Smith's 13-minute hat-trick helped Millwall to a convincing 3-0 win over promotion challengers Nottingham Forest.
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