Nottingham Forest vs Derby County Betting Preview – 25/02/2019

Nottingham Forest vs Derby County Betting Preview – 25/02/2019

Nottingham Forest vs Derby County

Derby County make the trip to the City Ground on Monday night as they take on Nottingham Forest for a 7:45pm kick off in the Championship. These two promotion hopefuls will be desperate to find victory, and with the pair separated by three points and one league position there is everything to play for as Frank Lampard’s men are positioned in seventh while the hosts sit in eighth in the standings. When these two last met, the tie finished 0-0 at Pride Park.

Nottingham Forest have been the victors in two of their past five games, drawing twice and suffering defeat once. After a win over Wigan Athletic at home, they were then beaten by Birmingham City in their first affair of February, however Forest did not allow their heads to drop and the succeeding encounter with Brentford ended 2-1 in their favour on home soil. Up next came West Brom in a match which saw Forest give up the lead twice and allowed the opposing side to take a point from the fixture as Jay Rodriguez scored late for the home team. Though Forest’s latest game ended as a 0-0 draw with Preston, they scored in three of their four games before that and SkyBet have them to score 2+ goals at 11/8.

Lewis Grabban tops the scoring charts for Nottingham Forest having found the net on fifteen occasion during this campaign and SkyBet have the 31-year-old to score anytime at 17/10. In second spot on the leaderboard sits Joe Lolley with seven, though only one of those have come in 2019. In terms of assists it is Lolley who has bagged the most as he can boast eight up to now with teammate Joao Carvalho close behind on six.

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Derby County have won only one of their previous five fixtures and are certainly not enjoying their finest form under Frank Lampard having been defeated in their last two outings. Following a scoreless stalemate with Preston North End, Derby then put in a good display versus Hull City on home soil as Martyn Waghorn netted a brace to earn maximum points for his side and Bet365 have the forward to score anytime at 2/1. Four days later, Ipswich held them to a draw and after that result they were eliminated from the FA Cup by Brighton & Hove Albion. Derby’s most immediate match saw them lose 1-0 at the hands of Millwall.

Derby have not scored more than 2.5 goals in any of their past eleven matches and SkyBet have under 2.5 goals in the tie at 4/5. This may come as a surprise with performers such as Harry Wilson being in such fine form, netting ten goals thus far, however the youngster has not found the net in February yet. Another who has been amongst the goals is Jack Marriott as the 24-year-old has notched a total of eleven goals and assists combined, four of which have come as assists and that puts him on top of the charts in terms of supplying for teammates.

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