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Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough Tips, Predictions and Odds

Nottingham Forest host Middlesbrough in matchday 25 of the Championship on Wednesday 20th January, 7:00pm at The City Ground. The hosts currently sit in 19th place in the table having lost against Middlesbrough 1-2 last time out, while the visitors are in 8th after their 1-2 win against Nottingham Forest.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Nottingham Forest have a 37% chance of beating Middlesbrough

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Nottm Forest
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
M'Boro
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Nottm Forest have won 30% of their last 20 home league games and M'Boro have lost 35% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time M'Boro won away in the league was 1 game ago against Wycombe. The last time Nottm Forest lost a home league game was 4 matches ago against Brentford.

Nottm Forest last kept a clean sheet at home 2 games ago, and have kept 6 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. M'Boro last failed to score away in the league 4 games ago and have missed the net in 6 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 6 league games Nottm Forest has won at home, they scored first 6 times. Of the 7 away games M'Boro has lost, they conceded first 5 times.

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Nottm Forest 16TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
20
Conceded
24
Games: Scored
12 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
8 / 20
Won
6
Draw
6
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
18
Conceded
20
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Won
6
Draw
7
Lost
7
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
25
Conceded
21
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
8
Draw
5
Lost
7
Goals: Scored
26
Conceded
16
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
11 / 20
Clean sheets
9 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Won
10
D
4
Lost
6
Championship table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
Nottm Forest
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
M'Boro
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
Mar 17
 
2-1
 Norwich3321752270 
 
0-1
 
0-0
 
1-3
Mar 20
 Brentford3318962663 
 
1-4
 
0-0
 
0-0
Mar 6
 Watford3317971960 
Apr 5
 
1-0
 
0-1
 
1-0
 Swansea3117861759 
 
2-1
Mar 6
Mar 13
 
2-0
 Reading3316611854 
 
0-0
 
0-2
 
0-0
 
2-0
 Bournemouth33141091552 
 
1-1
Apr 2
 
0-0
 
2-0
 Barnsley3215611251 
 
2-1
Apr 10
 
0-2
Apr 2
 Cardiff33148111450 
 
1-1
 
1-1
 
1-2
 
1-0
 M'Boro A3313812347 
-
-
Apr 24
 
1-1
 Stoke33111210145 
Mar 13
 
1-0
 
1-2
Apr 10
 Bristol C3314316-945 
 
1-3
 
0-1
 
3-1
 
1-1
 Millwall339168243 
 
3-0
Mar 20
May 8
 
0-1
 Preston3313416-543 
Mar 16
 
3-0
Mar 2
 
1-1
 Luton3211813-1041 
 
1-0
May 1
 
1-0
 
0-1
 Blackburn3211714840 
 
0-1
 
0-0
-
-
 Nottm Forest H33101013-440 
 
1-0
 
1-2
Apr 5
 
2-0
 QPR31101011-540 
Apr 17
 
1-1
 
1-1
 
1-1
 Derby3210814-838 
 
3-0
 
2-1
Apr 17
 
1-0
 Huddersfield3310617-1236 
 
2-1
 
3-2
 
2-1
 
1-2
 Coventry3381114-1435 
 
2-0
Mar 2
 
0-0
Apr 20
 Birmingham3381015-1634 
 
0-1
 
1-4
 
1-1
 
0-1
 Rotherham318518-929 
 
0-3
Apr 21
 
2-0
May 1
 Sheff Wed329716-1528 
Apr 24
 
2-1
 
2-0
 
0-3
 Wycombe325819-3023 
May 8
 
1-3
Nottm Forest v M'Boro expected goals and 2020/21 Championship performance
Nottm Forest
XG (expected goals)
M'Boro
1.2
1.1
Attack rating
NFO
MID
20%
better
+ view stats
Games scored20
+9%
22
Failed to score13
+15%
11
Scored first10
+29%
14
Goals scored28
+26%
38
Avg. scored0.8
+33%
1.2
Shots per game11.0
+8%
12.0
Shots per goal13.0
+23%
10.0
Conversion rate8%
+27%
11%
KickOff rating
+20%
Defence rating
8%
better
NFO
MID
+ view stats
Games conceded22
22
Clean sheets11
11
Conceded first19
+21%
15
Goals conceded32
+9%
35
Avg. conceded1.0
+9%
1.1
Shots per game11.0
+18%
9.0
Shots per goal11.0
+18%
9.0
Conversion rate9%
+25%
12%
KickOff rating
+8%
Nottm Forest
Average points per game
M'Boro
1.2
1.4
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 13% chance of the full time result being a 1-1 draw

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

H 1-0
0%
0.00
D 0-0
0%
0.00
A 0-1
0%
0.00
H 2-0
0%
0.00
D 1-1
0%
0.00
A 0-2
0%
0.00
H 2-1
0%
0.00
D 2-2
0%
0.00
A 1-2
0%
0.00
H 3-0
0%
0.00
D 3-3
0%
0.00
A 0-3
0%
0.00
H 3-1
0%
0.00
D 4-4
0%
0.00
A 1-3
0%
0.00
H 3-2
0%
0.00
A 2-3
0%
0.00
H 4-0
0%
0.00
A 0-4
0%
0.00
H 4-1
0%
0.00
A 1-4
0%
0.00
H 4-2
0%
0.00
A 2-4
0%
0.00
H 4-3
0%
0.00
A 3-4
0%
0.00
H 5-0
0%
0.00
A 0-5
0%
0.00
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CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS:

Nottm Forest have scored 2 goals or more in 6 of their last 20 home games. M'Boro have conceded at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 20 away games.

Nottm Forest have conceded 1 goal or less in 14 of their last 20 home league games. M'Boro have scored 1 goal or less in 12 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
Nottm Forest 16TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
0 - 2
0 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 4
NFO -2
or more
0 - 1
0 - 1
0 - 1
1 - 2
NFO -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
x
1 - 0
2 - 1
NFO +1
goal
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 1
3 - 1
NFO +2
or more
2 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 0
1 - 3
NFO -2
or more
1 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 1
NFO -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
x
0 - 1
0 - 1
2 - 1
NFO +1
goal
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 1
NFO +2
or more
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
3 - 0
MID -2
or more
1 - 0
1 - 0
1 - 0
2 - 1
2 - 1
3 - 2
MID -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
x
0 - 1
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
MID +1
goal
0 - 2
0 - 2
1 - 3
1 - 4
MID +2
or more
3 - 0
MID -2
or more
0 - 1
1 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 1
3 - 2
MID -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
x
1 - 0
1 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 1
2 - 1
MID +1
goal
2 - 0
3 - 0
3 - 0
1 - 3
1 - 4
MID +2
or more
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 53% chance of not both teams to score in this match

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

BTTS yes
0%
0.00
BTTS No
0%
0.00
BTTS + draw
0%
0.00
BTTS + away
0%
0.00
BTTS + home
0%
0.00

BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS

45% of Nottm Forest's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 3, drew 3 and lost 3 of those games.

50% of M'Boro's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 4, drew 3 and lost 3 of those games.

The last time Nottm Forest failed to score at home in the league was a 0-0 draw to Birmingham in December 2020.

The last time M'Boro kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 0-0 draw against Brentford in November 2020.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
Nottm Forest 16TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
20
Conceded
24
Games: Scored
12 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
8 / 20
Yes
9
No
11
Goals: Scored
18
Conceded
20
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Yes
9
No
11
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
25
Conceded
21
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
10
No
10
Goals: Scored
26
Conceded
16
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
11 / 20
Clean sheets
9 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Yes
7
No
13
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 59% chance of this match having under 2.5 goals

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Over 2.5
0%
0.00
Under 2.5
0%
0.00

OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS

Nottm Forest's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.2 goals a game. M'Boro's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.3 goals a game.

Nottm Forest have scored on average at home in the league 1 goal a game and conceded on average 1.2 goals.

M'Boro have scored on average away in the league 1.3 goals a game and conceded on average 1.1 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
Nottm Forest 16TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Avg: Scored
1
Conceded
1.2
Games: Scored
12 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
8 / 20
Over
8
Under
12
Avg: Scored
0.9
Conceded
1
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
O
4
Under
16
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.3
Conceded
1.1
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
Avg: Scored
1.3
Conceded
0.8
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
11 / 20
Clean sheets
9 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
NOTTINGHAM FOREST v MIDDLESBROUGH FIXTURE HISTORY:
Nottingham Forest have won 8 of the previous 20 stagings of the fixture

PREDICTIONS:

Leagues games at Nottm Forest since 1992
Nottm Forest
M'Boro
Goals: Scored
24
11
Games: Scored
15 / 16
8 / 16
Clean sheets
8 / 16
1 / 16
NFO
9
D
5
MID
2
All league games since 1992
Nottm Forest
M'Boro
Goals: Scored
40
31
Games: Scored
27 / 33
22 / 33
Clean sheets
11 / 33
6 / 33
NFO
12
D
14
MID
7

LAST TIME OUT:
Nottingham Forest lost their last Championship match 1-2. Middlesbrough won their's 1-2.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Nottingham Forest 1-2 Middlesbrough
Nottingham Forest's last match was in the Championship against Middlesbrough on Wednesday 20th January at The City Ground. They lost the game 1-2 with a goal from Loic Mbe Soh.

Nottingham Forest's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Brice Samba
DEF: Cyrus Christie, Joe Worrall, Yuri Ribeiro, Scott Mckenna
MID: Sammy Ameobi, Samba Sow, Ryan Yates, Cafu
FWD: Alexander Mighten, Lewis Grabban

In the Championship this season, this Nottingham Forest XI has played 172 matches and scored 10 goals.

This Championship line-up has 497 all-time Championship appearances and 57 goals.

Nottingham Forest 1-2 Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough's last match was in the Championship against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday 20th January at The City Ground. They won the game 1-2 with goals from Britt Assombalonga and George Saville.

Middlesbrough's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Marcus Bettinelli
DEF: Dael Fry, Marc Bola
MID: Britt Assombalonga, Sam Morsy, Marcus Tavernier, George Saville, Paddy McNair, Jonny Howson, Anfernee Dijksteel
FWD: Duncan Watmore

In the Championship this season, this Middlesbrough XI has played 206 matches and scored 17 goals.

This Championship line-up has 661 all-time Championship appearances and 78 goals.

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