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West Brom vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips - Leaders set to face stiff test at home

West Brom and Nottingham Forest have seen BTTS in their last 3 meetings
West Brom vs Nottingham Forest
West Brom vs Nottingham Forest clash in the EFL Championship is tipped to produce BTTS (Getty Images)

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips 


Goals are expected as West Brom host Nottingham Forest in an English Championship fixture at the Hawthorns. Both teams enjoy an open style of play which is expected to make for exciting viewing on Saturday.

West Brom Form


After a few wobbles at the start of January, West Brom have returned to their best following back to back 2-0 wins over Luton and Millwall. Filip Krovinovic and Dara O’Shea were on target in the win over Millwall.

The Baggies have a fine record at the Hawthorns having suffered just two defeats in their last 15 home matches in the Championship. West Brom’s inability to keep things tight at the back has seen them keep just one clean sheet from their last 16 home matches.

West Brom News


Midfielder Grady Diangana remains sidelined with injury but left back Kieran Gibbs has returned to training and could be available for selection on Saturday.

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West Brom have failed to keep a clean sheet in 15 of their last 16 home matches (Slaven Bilić's Getty Images)

Nottingham Forest Form


Nottingham Forest are also playing with confidence at the moment and are definitely in the mix for automatic promotion. They have claimed some solid results in recent weeks, including a 2-0 victory over Leeds with Sammy Ameobi and Tyler Walker getting the goals.

Forest have also impressed on the road lately having gone unbeaten in seven of their last 10 away matches, a run which includes victories at Brentford and QPR. Like West Brom, Sabri Lamouchi's men also struggle defensively with just two clean sheets in their last seven away matches.

They suffered a shock defeat at home in midweek after going down 1-0 to Charlton.

Nottingham Forest News


Tendayi Darikwa remains the only major absentee for Nottingham Forest with the right back still recovering from a knee problem.

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest Head to Head


Nottingham Forest have a 29-27 advantage with 21 draws from 77 previous matches against West Brom. There has been BTTS in the last three meetings with both teams playing out two draws in that run.

West Brom claimed a 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture at the City Ground. Kyle Edwards and Matt Phillips got the goals for the Baggies after Matty Cash had given Nottingham Forest an early lead. 

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest Betting Odds


Unibet is offering 1.85 for a West Brom win while a victory for Nottingham Forest is valued at 4.50. Bet365 is paying 3.75 for a draw which has been the outcome in two of the last three fixtures. 

Having seen BTTS in the last three fixtures, bet365 is offering 1.80 for a similar outcome. The last meeting at the Hawthorns produced over 3.5 goals which is priced at 3.25 while over 2.5 goals is valued at 1.90.

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest Match Up


Matt Phillips often carries the attacking threat for West Brom with the winger troubling defenders with his pace in the wide areas. He provides the ammunition for Charlie Austin and Hal Robson-Kanu who have combined for 15 goals this season.

Nottingham Forest also have quality in attack with Lewis Grabban, who is the team’s top scorer with 16 goals. The striker has also found the net six times in his last 10 appearances and should prove a handful for the West Brom defence.

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Nottingham Forest striker Lewis Grabban will carry the threat in attack for the hosts (Getty Images)

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest Stats


  • West Brom have failed to keep a clean sheet in 15 of their last 16 home matches (all competitions).
  • West Brom are unbeaten 13 of their last 15 home matches (English Championship).
  • West Brom and Nottingham Forest have seen BTTS in their last 3 meetings (English Championship).
  • West Brom and Nottingham Forest have drawn 2 of their last 3 meetings (English Championship).
  • Nottingham Forest have failed to keep a clean sheet in 5 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in 7 of their last 10 away matches (all competitions).

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest FAQ

Where can I watch West Brom vs Nottingham Forest live stream online?

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When is West Brom vs Nottingham Forest being played?

West Brom vs Nottingham Forest will be played at 12.30 GMT on Saturday 15 February 2020.

Where is West Brom vs Nottingham Forest being played?

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

What is West Brom's most recent Form?

West Brom's recent form (last 5 matches): WWLWL

What is Nottingham Forest’s most recent form?

Nottingham Forest's recent form (last 5 matches): WLWDW

What is the West Brom vs Nottingham Forest H2H record?

Total Matches: 77, West Brom Wins: 27, Nottingham Forest Wins: 29, Draws: 21

What is the predicted West Brom line-up?

Predicted West Brom line-up (4-3-3): Johnstone, Townsend, O’Shea, Ajayi, Bartley, Livermore, Krovinivic, Phillips, Grosicki, Austin, Robson-Kanu.

Unavailable: Diangana (injured).

What is the predicted Nottingham Forest line-up?

Predicted Nottingham Forest line-up (4-2-3-1): Samba, Ribeiro, Cash, Worrall, Figueiredo, Sow, Watson, Ameobi, Silva, Lolley, Grabban.

Unavailable: Darikwa (injured).

Verdict

West Brom and Nottingham Forest are both challenging for promotion and are tipped to produce BTTS with the visitors set to do enough to hold the leaders.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS Market @1.80 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result Market @3.75 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score Market @7.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Post bet analysis

A 7.7 unit profit was made as West Brom and Nottingham Forest drew 2-2 in an exciting EFL Championship fixture.
15 Feb 2020

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