Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest Prediction & Betting Tips, 19th April 201916th April 2019 / lee
Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest Championship Preview, 19th April 3.00pm
The Blades are trying to make up ground on second-placed Leeds on Friday night. They trail the Whites by three points, the Blades have slipped a bit to just the one win in their last three games. As for Forest they are looking set for a mid-table finish and they are on a three-match losing slide at the moment. Read our Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest betting tips for more.
Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest Betting Odds*
Sheffield United 11/20
Nottingham Forest 5/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 16th, 2019 at 4:58 p.m.)
Sheffield United News and Form
The Blades have taken back to back 1-1 draws in the league after a tie against Millwall on the weekend. Their home record for the season is W13 D4 L4 and they have lost only one of their last ten league outings at Bramall Lane (W8 D1). So that’s impressive. This is their penultimate home game for the season so have to drive hard at three points. The Blades have averaged 1.8 goals per home game this season, and they have been defensively tight as well.
Sheffield United have conceded at under a goal per home game this season, taking a clean sheet in 48% of home fixtures. Each of their last seven home wins in the league have been with a clean sheet. Eight of Sheffield United’s home wins this season have been by a margin of at least two goals and they have been leading at the halftime break in eight home games (D13 L0). The Blades have scored in each of their last eleven home fixtures.
Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest Head to Head
Forest earned a 1-0 home win over the Blades earlier this season
The Blades are unbeaten in five at home in the league against Forest
Four of the last five league meetings at Bramall Lane have ended in a draw
Both teams have scored in three of the last nine league meetings
Nottingham Forest News and Form
Forest have hit the skids with a three-match losing streak. They lost 2-1 at home against Blackburn on the weekend. Out on the road, Forest have only earned three wins all season (D11 L7) and their current away form is poor. They are actually winless in their last twelve on the road at the moment and they have lost three of their last four (D1). In total, they have averaged 1.2 goals per away game this season.
Less than half of their away games have gone over 2.5 goals, with Forest earning a clean sheet in 29% of their road games. They are without a clean sheet in any of their last six played in the Championship, and in their last four away games. Forest have actually conceded at least two goals in each of their last three league fixtures. Of the goals that they have put on the board away from home, 62% of them have been in the second period of fixtures.
Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest Tips & Odds
Who will win – Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest Predictions
The Blades can bounce back in this one. They have misfired in their last couple at Bramall Lane but can pick themselves up in this one. Nottingham Forest are just tanking at the moment and the Blades can take their chance. Home win.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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