Charlton Athletic vs Nottingham Forest Match Preview and Prediction
Coming up on Wednesday evening (UK time), in a Championship match-up, Charlton Athletic will take on Nottingham Forest at The Valley with a 7:45pm kick-off.
The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Action.
Keep reading for the preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
The agents have selected this as the best pick for this game. Note that it is not one of the high level opinions.
Betting Odds for Charlton Athletic vs Nottingham Forest
Looking at the match winner market, Betway are best price 3.0 about Charlton Athletic, William Hill are offering 3.3 for the draw, Ladbrokes are 2.7 about Nottingham Forest.
On the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.05 with Ladbrokes and the top price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.81 available with Unibet.
Here are the odds for the BTTS market. If you like "Yes", it is currently available at 1.8 with Bet365. And "No is available at 2.1 for account holders at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
We start by looking at the fact that Charlton Athletic played Nottingham Forest in 2016. It was a Championship match. The result was a 1-1 draw.
Over the last decade, these sides have played 8 times. Charlton Athletic have won in 2 of them and Nottingham Forest have won 2 matches. There have been 4 draws.
In these matches, there has been an average of 1.88 goals per fixture. Charlton Athletic have scored an average of 0.88; Nottingham Forest have scored an average of 1.0 per match.
Specifically looking at home ground performance, whichever side has been home has won 25% of the time. The away side has won 25% of the time.
In 2nd place in Championship with 7 points we have the home team, Charlton Athletic.
There has been 61 matches played by them in the last year. They have 33 wins; 13 draws; and 15 losses. These recent results put Charlton Athletic on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 54%-21%-24%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.74 times per match, on average, while conceding 0.98.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 58% (18 wins) from the most recent 31 home fixtures. 22% (7) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 19% (6) ending in a loss for the home side.
While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 1.71. They have conceded 0.87 on average.
Across all formats, they are averaging 1.8 goals per game in their most recent ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 50%. In terms of the BTTS, 8 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 9 out of the last ten.
While the preview has shown that there are some decent stats here, Frog thinks the focus should be on the Nottingham Forest stats due to the prices available.
In 9th place in Championship with 4 points we have the away team, Nottingham Forest.
Looking over the last year, they have played 58 matches. They have 23 wins; 16 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Nottingham Forest a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 39%-27%-32%.
During this recent year, they average 1.38 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.21.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 20% (6 wins) from 29 away fixtures. 37% (11) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 41% (12) being a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.17 times when away from home in this same period while they have conceded 1.48.
Their last 8 matches have seen them score. Whatever you feel about this analysis, this is a side that will be looking to deliver for this game.
Frog's betting tip for Charlton Athletic vs Nottingham Forest
Right then. Which side is going to run out with the bragging rights when Charlton Athletic face off with Nottingham Forest? We are picking Nottingham Forest to get the win at odds of 2.8 available with Bet Victor although there is a nervous feeling surrounding this particular match-up.