Nottingham Forest vs Rotherham United Match Preview and Prediction
Rotherham United go to The City Ground to play Nottingham Forest on Tuesday 20 October. Kick-off is 7:45pm (UK time) for this Championship match-up.
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The following sections break down the reasons for the tip in this match.
This preview will describe where the value is for us to exploit.
Betting Odds for Nottingham Forest vs Rotherham United
Nottingham Forest can be backed at 1.91 with William Hill. The draw is 3.65 with Unibet, and Rotherham United are best-priced at 4.33 with Bet365.
In terms of the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.15 via Bet Victor and the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.72 via Bet365.
Here we have the current best odds for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. "Yes" is available at 1.98 with 888sport. For those with the opposite view, "No" can be snapped up at 1.9 for account holders at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
First up, a look at the most recent match-up between these two sides.Nottingham Forest played Rotherham United in 2019 for a Championship match. The winners on the day were Rotherham United with a score of 2-1.
During the last decade of action, these teams have met 8 times. Nottingham Forest have emerged victorious in 4 of these match-ups. Their opponents, Rotherham United have won 1 match. There have been 3 draws.
In those matches, there has been an average of 1.88 goals. Nottingham Forest score an average of 1.25 and Rotherham United score an average of 0.63.
In terms of home advantage in this match-up, whichever team has been at their home ground has won 50% of the time. The visiting side has won 12% of the matches in this head-to-head.
Nottingham Forest have 3 points in the Championship, putting them in 21st position.
There has been 32 matches played by them in the last year. They have 11 wins; 7 draws; and 14 losses. This recent form puts Nottingham Forest on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 34%-21%-43%.
In this time, they have scored 1.03 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.19 goals on average.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 35% (5 wins) from the most recent 14 home fixtures. 14% (2) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 50% (7) being a loss for the home team.
While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 0.93. They have conceded 1.36 on average.
As far as their recent activity goes, combining their home and away fixtures, they have a total of 5 goals in their last ten matches - 2 of these matches have been wins for them. There have been 2 occasions when both Nottingham Forest and their opponents have scored. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 3 from these ten.
As we look ahead to this one, Rotherham United have 5 points in the Championship which puts them in 17th place.
There is a total of 32 matches played by them over the course of the last year. They have 16 wins; 7 draws; and 9 losses. These recent results put Rotherham United on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 50%-21%-28%.
During this recent year, they average 1.69 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.25.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 62% (10 wins) in their 16 away fixtures. 18% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 18% (3) being a loss.
On average they have scored 1.88 goals when playing away in this last year. They have conceded 1.31.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 1.1 goals per match and this has led to their current win rate of 20%. Of these ten games, 8 of them have seen both sides score. There has been 4 matches with three goals or more.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 3 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Nottingham Forest vs Rotherham United
This looks like a game in which both teams should have moments of success. "Yes" is the choice for this fixture. If you agree with this one, you can get odds of 1.98 with the 888sport BTTS market. This particular tip has been flagged having positive expected value.