Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham Hotspur PL Betting prediction

EPL Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham Prediction 4/7/2024

Nottingham Forest (7-16-8) travel to face off against Tottenham Hotspur (17-7-6) on Sunday, April 7th. This match will be played at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Nottingham Forest is coming off a win in their previous match, while Tottenham Hotspur played to a draw vs. Nottingham Forest. The match is scheduled for 1:00 PM ET.

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham Hotspur

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Nottingham Forest Is Coming Off A Win

Nottingham Forest will be looking to build off their 3-1 win over Fulham FC. This win came on their home pitch and they went into the match as the +165 underdog. The four combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Overall, the club took four shots on goal and scored on three of their four attempts. Morgan Gibbs-White and Callum Hudson-Odoi were two of the four players to find the net, with Gibbs-White also picking up an assist.

Matz Sels had a solid match between the sticks, making two saves on Fulham’s three shots on goal. The club’s back line blocked four shots and intercepted 13 passes.

In their last three matches, Nottingham Forest has gone 1-0-2, with their only win coming against Fulham FC on April 2nd. Overall, they are 7-16-8, which puts them 17th in the EPL. On the road, they have struggled, going just 2-9-4. After this match, they will return home to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers FC on April 13th. In the EPL standings, they are just one point ahead of Luton Town FC.

Tottenham Hotspur Is Coming Off A Draw

Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to get back on the winning track after picking up a draw vs. West Ham United. This draw came on the road, and they were the slight favorite going in and had a money line payout of -108.

The over/under for this match was 3.5 goals, and the one goal scored fell short of this figure. This was despite the club taking a total of 13 shots and four shots on goal. Brennan Johnson scored on his only shot on goal and two overall.

On the defensive end, Tottenham Hotspur allowed a total of nine corners while the offense generated five corners. West Ham United took a total of 11 shots, and Guglielmo Vicario finished with three saves.

In the EPL standings, Tottenham Hotspur is in 5th place, two points behind Aston Villa. Overall, they are 17-7-6, and they have been favored in 21 of their 30 matches. At home, they have yet to lose, going 11-4-0. Over their last four matches, they have gone 2-1-1, with their only loss coming to 4th-ranked Aston Villa. After this match, they will be on the road against Newcastle United FC.

Nottingham Forest Offense Breakdown

Nottingham Forest is 16th in the EPL in goals scored this season, averaging 1.3 per match. They have taken more shots on goal than their season average in four straight matches. Chris Wood is the team’s top scorer, ranking 11th in the EPL with 11 goals. Anthony Elanga is 3rd on the team in goals scored, but leads the team in assists and shots on goal. His 7 assists are 18th in the EPL.

Tottenham Hotspur Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Tottenham Hotspur has been scoring at a rate of 1.9 goals per match, which is the 6th best mark in the EPL. However, they have scored less than that in each of their last three matches. Son Heungmin is their leading scorer, and his 15 goals are 7th best in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal, and his 32 shots on goal are 9th best in the EPL. Overall, Tottenham is 5th in the league in shots on goal, and they have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in each of their last four matches. They are also 7th in the league in corner kicks, and they have had fewer corners than their opponent in 60% of their matches.

Nottingham Forest Defense Breakdown

Over their last seven matches, Nottingham Forest has allowed just 1.1 goals per match, and they have been especially strong as of late, allowing just one goal in each of their last four matches. Overall, they are 13th in the EPL in goals allowed, and they are 16th in blocked shots. Keeper Matt Turner is 19th in the EPL with two clean sheets, and he is 15th in saves. On April 2nd, they allowed just one goal to Fulham FC, who is 10th in the EPL in scoring.

Tottenham Hotspur Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur’s defense is 6th in the EPL in goals allowed per match (1.5). They are also 6th in blocked shots per match (4.3) and 5th in interceptions per match (9.1). However, they are last in the league in fouls per match (13.7). Guglielmo Vicario is 11th in the EPL in clean sheets (6) and 11th in saves (87). Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 1.7 goals per match.

Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham Hotspur Prediction

With Tottenham coming in with the edge on offense and defense, we have them winning this EPL matchup against Nottingham Forest by a score of 4-1. The money line for a Tottenham win is currently at -275. Looking at the projected shots on goal, we have Richarlison as the top projected goal scorer for Tottenham, while Chris Wood has the best odds to score for Nottingham Forest.

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