​England Championship - Preston North End vs Nottingham Forest Preview

Analysis:

The Championship match at Deepdale on Tuesday sees home side Preston North End take on Nottingham Forest.

Preston North End
Preston North End will be looking for an improved result here following a 2-3 Championship defeat in their last game at the hands of Reading. Over their last 6 games, Ryan Lowe's Preston North End have netted 6 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1. Going into this one, Preston North End are without a win at home for the past 5 matches in the league. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.


Nottingham Forest
In the game prior to this, Nottingham Forest drew 2-2 in the Championship match with Stoke City. In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Nottingham Forest, a minimum of three goals have been struck. The overall average goals scored per game in that spell is 3.33, with the average number of goals for Nottingham Forest working out to 2.33. Going into this encounter, Nottingham Forest have not been beaten by Preston North End in games played away from home for the previous 5 matches in the league. A very decent away record against them.

Verdict:
Preston has taken a step back this season and has not been in good form lately. The 1X2 first odds is 2.75-3.30-2.50, seems lacked of confidence to the home team. Nottingham should take points in this game.

Preston North End VS Nottingham Forest
Pick: Nottingham+0.25


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