Newcastle Utd enjoy home advantage, when visitors Nottingham Forest swing by this coming Saturday for a Premier League clash.Having never played each other in the Premier League before, this is the first time Newcastle Utd comes up against Nottingham Forest in this tournament. Thus, any eventual h2h stats stems from meetings in the cup.
Since both Newcastle Utd and Nottingham Forest are looking to start their season on a good note, we are in for a tough fight over their first points of the season on Saturday.
Newcastle Utd go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 1.2 goals per game in their last ten matches, in which they scored a mundane 12 times, while conceding 14 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, where they kept their opponents from scoring four times.
Newcastle Utd vs Nottingham Forest Preview
Newcastle Utd have been in potent form at St James' Park, winning no less than five of the past six Premier League matches here. They also hammered in eight goals, while letting in three as they also lost once.
While a title race is perhaps a too optimistic a longthrow, a podium finish does not look beyong Newcastle Utd, should they manage to catch a strong momentum.
A struggle seems inevitable at this stage for Nottingham Forest, as the home side look to beat the drop zone and keep their Premier League status.
Newcastle Utd seem on fire right now, which is close to the opposite of Nottingham Forest, and a home win should be on the cards at St James' Park.
Newcastle Utd vs Nottingham Forest Stats
- Newcastle have won 9 of the last 10 home matches
- Newcastle have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
- Newcastle have won 8 of the last 10 matches
- Newcastle have scored in 10 of the last 11 home matches
- Newcastle have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Nottingham F. have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
- Nottingham F. have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Nottingham F. have not lost 6 of the last 8 away matches
- Nottingham F. have scored in 6 of the last 8 away matches
Newcastle Utd vs Nottingham Forest Team News
At the time of writing, Newcastle Utd have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Nottingham Forest this coming Saturday.
Jonjo Shelvey, Federico Fernandez and Javier Manquillo nurses various injuries and won't take part for Newcastle Utd against Nottingham Forest at St James' Park.
Nottingham Forest just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Newcastle Utd at the St James' Park.
Omar Richards nurses an injury and won't be travelling with Nottingham Forest.
Newcastle Utd vs Nottingham Forest H2H
Having never shared a spot in the Premier League before, this is the first time Newcastle Utd comes up against Nottingham Forest in this context.Nottingham Forest look back on zero wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Newcastle Utd. The home side has a 0% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 0-0-0. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Newcastle Utd vs Nottingham Forest Betting Tips
It is the beginning of a new Premier League campaign, and both Newcastle Utd and Nottingham Forest will be looking for their main strikers this season. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.
Of their last 10 matches at home across all tournaments Newcastle Utd won nine times and lost one as well. Nottingham Forest won four times, drew three and lost three of their last 10 games away from home.Nottingham Forest won three of their last 10 away matches without conceding a goal.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Newcastle Utd’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.7 goals on the way.Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.5 times in those matches.