Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal: After 2 consecutive wins against Man Utd and Newcastle, Nottingham Forest suffered a defeat against Brentford in the latest round of the Premier League. In the long run, they are not in good form, losing 7/10 recently.
That pushed Nottingham Forest to 16th place on the rankings with 20 points, only 4 points higher than the group holding the red light. At home, Nottingham Forest lost 4/5 recent matches in the Premier League.
Arsenal just ended a streak of 3 consecutive losing matches with a 5-0 win over Crystal Palace. That victory improved Arsenal’s spirit a lot. They are ranked 3rd on the rankings with 5 points less than Liverpool.
Arsenal’s chances of competing for the Premier League championship are still great. However, it is necessary that coach Arteta and his team maintain stability. Away from home, the “Gunners” have not won in their last 4 matches.
In this match, the bookmaker gives Arsenal a handicap of -1 1/4 with the odds shifting not too big. It is worth mentioning that all 4 of Arsenal’s wins against Nottingham Forest were when they handicapped their opponents by more than -1 (all wins). Nottingham Forest is also very weak at home, losing 9/11 recent matches. This is a good opportunity for Arsenal to win.
Statistics show that 5/7 confrontations between the two teams in the past all witnessed many goals. That shows that this match is quite exciting. Besides, 9/13 of Arsenal’s recent matches and 2/3 of Nottingham Forest’s recent matches were Over. The match leans towards a multi-goal scenario.
Nottingham vs Arsenal players info
Nottingham Forest: Taiwo Awoniyi, Felipe are injured. Nuno Tavares is not registered. Anthony Elanga and Divock Origi are unlikely to play. Ola Aina, Moussa Niakhaté, Ibrahim Sangaré, Sèrge Aurier, Willy-Arnaud Boly, Cheikhou Kouyaté returned to join the national team.
Arsenal: Jurriën Timber, Thomas Partey, Fábio Vieira injured. Gabriel Magalhães and Declan Rice are unlikely to play. Takehiro Tomiyasu and Mohamed Elneny return to focus on the national team.