Nottingham Forest and Millwall

Nottingham Forest and Millwall meet at The City Ground, in a match for the 37th round of the Championship. These teams have tied (2‑2) in the last head‑to‑head for this edition of the league, played on 06‑12‑2019. The head‑to‑head history indicates total balance, since there is a record of 2 draws and 2 wins for each team in the last 6 matches.

Analysis of Nottingham Forest

After 16 wins, 12 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in the 4th position, havinf won 60 points so far. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Middlesbrough by (2‑2), after in the previous match they have won (0‑1) an away match against Cardiff City. For the league, Nottingham Forest won 15 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (7 out of 17 matches). Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. 11 of their last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals, so there is a tendency for few goals in their home matches. They have conceded the first goal in 14 of their 36 matches for this competition, and have only turned the score around in 2. In the last 17 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 7 of their 20 goals between minutes (46’‑60′).

Nottingham Forest comes for this match after a draw, to two balls, in the Middlesbrough ground, thus totaling the fourth straight game without losing in this second English division: the goals of the team were signed by Yates and Grabban. Usually, coach Sabri Lamouchi plays in 4-3-3, favoring the maintenance of ball possession and positional attacks, especially through the runners: Joe Lolley is very fast and expert in the defense-offense transition. It should be noted that striker Lewis Grabban is the best finisher of Nottingham Forest with 17 goals scored. All players are available for this game.

Analysis of Millwall

The away team is currently in the 10th position of the league, with 51 points won, after 12 wins, 15 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Birmingham City, by (0‑0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Bristol City, by (1‑1). Their last away match for this competition ended in a loss by (1‑0) against Wigan Athletic. In the last 10 away league matches Millwall has a record of 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 16 points out of 30 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (10 out of 18 matches). In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 13 of the last 18 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 36 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 16 times and have only turned the score around in 1. In the last 18 away matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (61’‑75′).

Millwall’s team comes to this game with a draw, to a ball, at the reception to Bristol City, adding in this way the third consecutive encounter without winning in this competition. Away from home, the visiting club won only 4 of the 18 games played. Now, in this match against Nottingham Forest, coach Gary Rowett must play in the same tactical system as the last game, the 4-4-2, benefiting his block organization and counterattacks. It should be noted that the winger Jed Wallace has signed 10 goals so far. For this game the visiting coach can count on all his players.

Betting suggestion: Draw no bet, Nottingham Forest ⇒ odd 1.50

Nottingham Forest’s greater ability to assert themselves in offensive terms will mark the game, and in this way we believe the home team will dominate during the ninety minutes. In addition, the home team acts with the fervent support of its fans. On the other hand, Millwall is going through a negative phase away from home with only 1 win in the last 6 games played. Having said that and taking into account these factors, we believe that Nottingham Forest will be able to win at least one draw in this game.

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