Nottingham Forest go up against Crystal Palace on Sunday for an exciting Premier League meeting at Selhurst Park.
Ranked as number 11 in the Premier League standings, Crystal Palace, have so far collected 44 points this season, while Nottingham Forest collected 37 points. This puts them up as number 16 after 37 rounds.
Crystal Palace have their target aimed at getting one over Nottingham Forest on Sunday, but the latter are highly motivated of showing their skills in front of the crowd at Selhurst Park.
Crystal Palace scored 18 times, conceded 14 and held on for three clean sheets in their last ten games.
Nottingham Forest scored 15 goals, conceded 18 and managed one clean sheet in their previous ten matches.
The last time the pair played each other, Nottingham Forest came out the other side as 1-0 winners and surely won't mind a repeat of that result.
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Prediction
Crystal Palace Form
Crystal Palace collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 1-0 against Tottenham. They retaliated in a 2-0 win against Bournemouth, before drawing 2-2 with Fulham. Crystal Palace won three of their previous six matches at Selhurst Park in the Premier League. They drew two and suffered one defeats, scoring eight goals to five against.
Nottingham Forest Form
Nottingham Forest look in good shape before their upcoming match as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat Southampton by 4-3, before drawing 2-2 with Chelsea. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Arsenal by a 1-0 scoreline. Nottingham Forest didn't manage a single away win in their last six Premier League matches, but managed one draws, while suffering five defeats. They conceded 14 and scored seven goals themselves.
Nottingham Forest are closer to the relegation zone than they would have wished for at this late stage of the season. They are still capable of pulling clear though and securing another season in the top flight.
Crystal Palace enjoy a record of 11 wins, 11 draws and 15 defeats in the Premier League this season. Nottingham Forest show off nine wins, ten draws and 18 defeats in the Premier League.
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Stats
- In 11 of the last 13 Crystal Palace home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 Crystal Palace home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Crystal Palace have not lost 8 of the last 9 home matches
- In 5 of the last 6 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Crystal Palace matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Nottingham Forest have conceded in the last 15 matches in a row
- Nottingham Forest have not won the last 11 away matches in a row
- Nottingham Forest have conceded in 21 of the last 23 away matches
- In 10 of the last 12 matches Nottingham Forest played, both teams scored
- Nottingham Forest have not won 13 of the last 15 matches
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Squads
Crystal Palace Squad
Hodgson will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Nottingham Forest from the following players (the statistics in the brackets represent goals scored and matches played in the Premier League this season):
Sam Johnstone (0/8), Vicente Guaita (0/27), Chris Richards (0/9), James Tomkins (1/6), Joachim Andersen (1/31), Joel Ward (1/27), Marc Guehi (1/36), Nathan Ferguson (0/0), Nathaniel Clyne (0/22), Tyrick Mitchell (0/35), Albert Sambi Lokonga (0/15), Cheick Oumar Doucoure (0/33), Eberechi Eze (10/37), Jairo Riedewald (0/5), James McArthur (0/3), Jeffrey Schlupp (3/34), Luka Milivojevic (0/18), Michael Olise (2/36), Naouirou Ahamada (0/7), Will Hughes (0/26), Jean-Philippe Mateta (2/28), Jordan Ayew (4/37), Odsonne Edouard (5/34), Wilfried Zaha (7/27).
Nottingham Forest Squad
Here is the full squad of the away team. The 43 year-old Nottingham Forest manager Cooper will select his starting XI from these players:
Dean Henderson (0/18), Keylor Navas (0/17), Wayne Hennessey (0/0), Felipe (0/16), Giulian Biancone (0/0), Harry Toffolo (0/18), Joe Worrall (1/29), Moussa Niakhate (0/13), Neco Williams (1/31), Omar Richards (0/0), Renan Lodi (0/27), Scott McKenna (0/20), Serge Aurier (1/23), Steve Cook (0/12), Willy Boly (0/10), Andre Ayew (0/0), Cafu (0/0), Cheikhou Kouyate (1/20), Danilo (3/13), Gustavo Scarpa (0/0), Harry Arter (0/0), Jack Colback (0/0), Jesse Lingard (0/17), Jonjo Shelvey (0/11), Morgan Gibbs-White (5/36), Orel Mangala (1/26), Remo Freuler (0/28), Ryan Yates (0/25), Tyrese Fornah (0/0), Will Swan (0/0), Alex Mighten (0/0), Brennan Johnson (8/37), Chris Wood (3/25), Emmanuel Dennis (2/18), Lyle Taylor (0/0), Sam Surridge (0/0), Taiwo Awoniyi (9/26).
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Team News
At the time of writing, Crystal Palace have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Nottingham Forest this coming Sunday. There is no need for Tyrick Mitchell to show up in the Crystal Palace dressing room, as he is suspended.
James McArthur and Nathan Ferguson are missing from the squad, Crystal Palace will field against Nottingham Forestthis coming Sunday.
Nottingham Forest could have up to nine players on the injured and absent players for their match this coming Sunday atSelhurst Park
Names like Neco Williams, Taiwo Awoniyi, Tyrese Fornah, Jesse Lingard, Jonjo Shelvey, Cheikhou Kouyate, Giulian Biancone, Moussa Niakhate and Omar Richards most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Lineups
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest H2H
Nottingham Forest celebrated a 1-0 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at Selhurst Park this coming Sunday? Crystal Palace have a 0% win rate in the against Nottingham Forest, who won one of these matches. The total record reads 0-0-1, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Results
Crystal Palace vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips
Crystal Palace against Nottingham Forest is also a battle between Eberechi Eze and Taiwo Awoniyi with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has five Premier League goals in their last six games respectively.
Selhurst Park witnessed Crystal Palace winning three times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing five and losing two as well. Nottingham Forest claimed zero wins, two draw and eight defeats in their last 10 games away. Only three of the previous 10 Premier League matches at home for Crystal Palace had over 2.5 goals. In six of the last 10 league games away for Nottingham Forest the match had over 2.5 goals.
Crystal Palace witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.8 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Nottingham Forest, who scored 1.5 times on average in those matches.