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Nottingham Forest come up against visiting side Aston Villa in a Premier League fixture on Monday at City Ground, Nottingham.

With eight points after eight games, Aston Villa currently rank 14th in the Premier League standings. Nottingham Forest play catch-up as they recorded four points in eight matches, putting them up as 20th before their upcoming clash.

With five defeats from their last six games, the mood around the Nottingham Forest camp could probably be a lot better. They need to up their game or prepare for more disappointment, when facing Aston Villa on their home ground.

Nottingham Forest scored six goals, conceded 21 and fought their way to one clean sheet in their previous eight matches.

Aston Villa scored nine goals, conceded 14 and kept their opponents from scoring two times in eight matches.

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Prediction

Nottingham Forest form

Nottingham Forest have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 2-3 by Bournemouth, before Fulham ran out 2-3 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Leicester, who came out 4-0 winners. Nottingham Forest just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six Premier League matches at the City Ground, Nottingham. They also drew zero and lost three of these six encounters, in which they scored five and conceded eight goals.

Aston Villa Form

In their last three matches, Aston Villa drew 1-1 with Manchester City, beat Southampton 1-0 before a 0-0 draw with Leeds. In their last six Premier League away matches, Aston Villa failed to win more than once. In stead, they've drawn one and lost four, scoring seven while also conceding 11 times.

Both Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa are having a hard time finding their way to the net. With the teams clashing in this round 10, we find a low scoring match is the natural pick.

Nottingham Forest won three points from their last two encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won one, scored one and let in four goals.

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Stats

  • Nottingham F. have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
  • Nottingham F. have lost the last 5 matches in a row
  • Nottingham F. have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Nottingham F. have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Nottingham F. have lost the last 3 home matches in a row
  • In 5 of the last 7 away matches Aston Villa played, both teams scored
  • Aston Villa have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Aston Villa have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Aston Villa have conceded in 6 of the last 7 away matches
  • Aston Villa have not lost the last 3 matches in a row

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Team News

At the time of writing, it looks as if only two players are unavailable for Nottingham Forest, when they prepare for their upcoming assignment.

Moussa Niakhate and Omar Richards are missing from the squad, Nottingham Forest will field against Aston Villathis coming Monday.

Aston Villa have six players on the injured and absent list ahead of the match this coming Monday against Nottingham Forest.

Calum Chambers, Ludwig Augustinsson, Lucas Digne, Boubacar Kamara, Matty Cash and Diego Carlos all face a spell on the sidelines for Aston Villa due to various injuries.

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa H2H

Having never played each other in the Premier League in the 21st century, this is the first time Nottingham Forest comes up against Aston Villa in this tournament as of late. Thus, any eventual h2h stats stems from meetings in cup matches or friendlies. Nottingham Forest picked up two wins in their previous eight matches against Aston Villa, while the latter claimed three wins in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.40.

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Results

Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Betting Tips

Brennan Johnson has been great for Nottingham Forest lately, hitting the target zero times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Aston Villa are optimistic that Ollie Watkins doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.

In their last 10 matches at City Ground, Nottingham across all tournaments Nottingham Forest won five times, drew two and lost three times. Aston Villa claimed four wins, two draw and four defeats in their last 10 games away. Goals could at a premium on Monday at City Ground, Nottingham, where just two of the last Premier League matches for Nottingham Forest saw over 2.5 goals. Of the previous 10 league games away for Aston Villa, seven had over 2.5 goals.

Nottingham Forest saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of one goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of the last ten matches Aston Villa played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches.