Nottingham – Stoke : Preview & Prediction
Founded in 1865, Nottingham Forest is a very old English club with a great past. Winner in particular twice of the Champions Clubs Cup (formerly the Champions League), he had good years at the end of the 70s / beginning of the 80s. For 12 years in the Championship, Nottingham had not managed to play the leading roles before this season. Currently 5th, the club is barrage for the rise and could finally find the Premier League. Swansea (7th and non-barrage) being 3 points, it would be enough to draw Nottingham to play the play-offs!
Founded in 1863, Stoke City is a very old English club. Relegated from D1 in 1985, the club will have to wait 23 years and the 2007-2008 season to be promoted again and return to the Premier League. After 10 seasons in the top flight, the club will be relegated 2 years ago after a sad 19th place. After 16th place last year, Stoke is doing less well for the moment with a current 17th place. The maintenance is officially acquired, and Stoke should finish, at worst 18th, and at best 16th.
Nottingham Forest is 13th in the Championship at home with 10 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses.
Nottingham Forest has scored 26 goals and conceded 23 in 22 home league games.
Since the resumption, Nottingham Forest has a record of 2 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses.
Stoke City is second to last in the Championship away from home with 4 wins, 5 draws and 13 losses.
Stoke City has scored 22 goals and conceded 41 in 22 away league games.
Since the resumption, Stoke City has a record of 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses.
Stoke, who will undoubtedly play in the Championship next season, has had a hard time away from home this season. Nottingham, to secure the play-offs, must at least take a point, but should logically win this morning. Nottingham Forest wins!
Nottingham – Stoke : Betting Tips
Nottingham – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70