Nottingham – Aston Villa PREDICTION & TIPS
Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa meet at The City Ground in a match for the 27th round of the Championship. Aston Villa won at home for (2-1) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league, 23-09-2017. The record of recent direct clashes between the two teams could not be more balanced as there were 2 draws and 1 win for each team of the last 4 times they met. It is necessary to analyze with particular attention the home / outside condition, as Nottingham Forest presents different results at home and abroad.
Analysis of Nottingham Forest
After 10 wins, 2 draws and 14 losses, the home team is in 14th place, having won 32 points. In the last game, they tied Leeds United away by (0-0), after having lost (0-1) at home in a game against Sunderland. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 32 conceded; against 9 wins and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 23 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last game he played for the FA Cup, he beat Arsenal at home (4-2). In the last 10 home games for the league, Nottingham Forest have 5 wins and 5 losses, so they have 15 points out of 30. The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 26 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 16 times and only managed 2 rounds.
Nottingham enter into this motivated game after a 4-2 home triumph at Arsenal in favor of the FA Cup. The home side tends to play 4-3-3, favoring offensive transitions and channeling their attack through the side aisles. The three arrows aimed at the “enemy” goal will be Osborn, Brereton and Clough, with the midfielder responsible for driving his team invaders being midfielder Dowell. Cash, Dowell, and Vaughan may be in the most central area of the land.
Review of Aston Villa
After 12 wins, 8 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 5th place, having won 44 points. In the last game, they beat Bristol City at home (5-0), having won in the previous game in a game against Middlesbrough (0-1). This is a team that maintains the performance when they play outside their stadium, because in the last 30 games they have 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played for the FA Cup, he lost with Peterborough United at home for (1-3). In the last 10 away games for the championship, Aston Villa have 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats, with 17 points out of 30. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result at half-time was 0-0 (5 out of 13 matches). His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 26 games in this event, he only got 1 turnaround in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 2 periods in the last 13 games as a visitor to this competition: they suffered 6 of their 14 goals between the minutes (46′-60 ‘) and 5 of their 14 between (16′-30’).
Aston Villa enter into this unmotivated performance after a home snub, 1-3, on their way to Peterborough to host the FA Cup. The outfit usually plays 4-3-3, favoring a faster style of play and of constant transitions. The three arrows aimed at the “enemy” goal will be Hogan, Snodgrass and Adomah. It is possible that Grealish, Jedinak and Hourihane occupy the most central part of the terrain. The visiting coach will not be able to rely on Grealish and Green for being injured.
Nottingham – Aston Villa FREE TIPS
Aston Villa – Win @ 2.55
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90