Nottingham and Aston Villa are neighbours in the standings, respectively eighth and ninth position. The goal for both sides is to be in the playoffs, while the points deficit at this time looks like can be overcame.
Nottingham earned just two points in the previous four away games, but their performance at home is phenomenal. Successively on own terrain were defeated Wigan (3-1), Derby County (1-0) and Hull City (3-0). Nottingham are defending better in front of their fans, conceding just 15 goals at home from overall 40.
Aston Villa is in crisis since the start of the year, and this threw away the team from Top 6 in the standings. In the previous two rounds were achieved two wins – over Derby County (4-0) and Birmingham (1-0), while during the last 14 fixtures Villans had just two wins. The games at home of Aston Villa are a goal spectacle, but the same cannot be said for their away fixtures.
The teams look equal, but the home ground factor makes Nottingham the favourites in this fixture. I will back Double Chance: Nottingham Forest or Draw and Under 3.5 Goals, with Draw 1-1 Correct Score. We recommend placing this bet in bet365, where you can take advantage of a $100 Welcome Bonus and regular promotions for loyal customers.
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Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Head to Head
The first game between both sides was a show in which were achieved several comebacks and were scored ten goals (5-5). In this fixture, Aston Villa had the possession, but the attack of Nottingham was efficient. Villans don’t have a loss in three games, while Nottingham won for the last time in February 2017. In four of the previous five games in the Championship, both sides have scored.
|28.11.2018||Aston Villa vs Nottingham Forest||5-5|
|13.01.2018||Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa||0-1|
|23.09.2017||Aston Villa vs Nottingham Forest||2-1|
|04.02.2017||Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa||2-1|
|11.09.2016||Aston Villa vs Nottingham Forest||2-2|
|01.08.2015||Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa||3-3|
Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Stats
- Nottingham recorded ten wins, four draws and four defeats as guests in the Championship.
- Martin O’Neill has just one loss against Aston Villa – five wins and six draws.
- Aston Villa have five wins, seven draws and six defeats as guests in the league.
- Villans have won two consecutive games for the first time since November.
- The striker of Aston Villa Tammy Abraham has five goals against Nottingham.
- In just four of the home fixtures of Nottingham were scored more than three goals, while the same can be said for only three of the away games of Aston Villa .
Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Odds
Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Team News
Nottingham don’t have injured players.
Aston Villa will be without Ørjan Nyland, Axel Tuanzebe, Tommy Elphick, Alan Hutton, James Chester, and Henri Lansbury.