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READING v NOTTINGHAM FOREST
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Reading v Nottingham Forest Tips, Predictions and Odds

Reading host Nottingham Forest in matchday 16 of the Championship on Saturday 5th December, 12:30pm at Madejski Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 4th place in the table having beaten Nottingham Forest 2-0 last time out, while the visitors are in 21st after their 2-0 loss against Reading.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Reading have a 41% chance of beating Nottingham Forest

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Reading
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Nottm Forest
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Reading have won 40% of their last 20 home league games and Nottm Forest have lost 40% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Nottm Forest won away in the league was 5 games ago against Blackburn. The last time Reading lost a home league game was 2 matches ago against Stoke.

Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 4 games ago, and have kept 8 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Nottm Forest last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 6 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 8 league games Reading has won at home, they scored first 8 times. Of the 8 away games Nottm Forest has lost, they conceded first 7 times.

View KickOff's top Championship tipsters here >
Reading
5TH
w
H
3 - 0
w
H
2 - 1
l
H
1 - 2
l
H
1 - 2
w
H
2 - 0
w
H
3 - 1
Reading have won 9, drawn 2 and lost 9 of their last 20 home games
25
F
27
A
Nottm Forest
20TH
w
H
0 - 1
d
H
1 - 1
d
H
1 - 1
l
H
2 - 1
l
H
2 - 0
l
H
2 - 0
Nottm Forest have won 3, drawn 8 and lost 9 of their last 20 away games
15
F
25
A
Championship table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
Reading
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Nottm Forest
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
 
1-2
May 1
Norwich2516541453
Mar 17
 
2-1
Apr 24
 
0-0
Swansea2513841647
 
0-1
Feb 17
 
1-0
Apr 10
Watford2613851247
 
0-0
Mar 6
Feb 10
 
3-1
Brentford2412931645
 
1-3
Mar 20
-
-
Reading H251357944
Mar 13
 
2-0
Jan 29
 
4-2
Bournemouth2511951742
Feb 13
 
2-0
Feb 20
 
0-0
M'Boro261169639
 
1-2
 
1-0
 
3-1
Feb 16
Bristol C2512310039
 
1-2
Apr 10
 
0-3
Feb 6
Stoke269107337
Apr 24
 
1-1
Mar 2
 
2-4
Blackburn2510691236
Feb 20
 
0-1
 
0-3
 
0-0
Preston2611312-236
May 8
 
0-1
 
2-0
Apr 2
Barnsley2610511-535
Jan 30
 
2-0
 
2-1
Apr 21
Luton259610-633
Mar 2
 
1-1
May 8
 
1-2
Huddersfield269413-831
Apr 17
 
1-0
Apr 17
 
1-2
Cardiff258611230
 
0-2
Apr 2
Feb 13
 
1-1
Millwall256127-330
 
3-1
 
1-1
 
3-0
 
3-2
Coventry257810-1029
 
2-1
Feb 2
Mar 20
 
0-1
QPR256910-827
Apr 5
 
2-0
 
1-2
Mar 17
Birmingham256811-1226
 
0-0
Apr 20
Apr 5
 
0-2
Derby256712-925
 
1-1
Feb 26
 
2-0
Mar 13
Nottm Forest A256712-925
-
-
 
3-0
Feb 27
Rotherham236512-623
 
1-1
Feb 23
Mar 6
 
1-1
Sheff Wed246711-1019
 
2-0
May 1
 
1-0
Feb 23
Wycombe233614-1915
 
2-0
Feb 6
Reading v Nottm Forest expected goals and 2020/21 Championship performance
Reading
XG (expected goals)
Nottm Forest
1.3
1.1
Attack rating
42%
better
RDG
NFO
+ view stats
Games scored20
+25%
15
Failed to score5
+50%
10
Scored first13
+54%
6
Goals scored37
+46%
20
Avg. scored1.5
+47%
0.8
Shots per game10.0
+17%
12.0
Shots per goal7.0
+53%
15.0
Conversion rate19%
+63%
7%
KickOff rating
+42%
Defence rating
18%
better
RDG
NFO
+ view stats
Games conceded14
+26%
19
Clean sheets11
+45%
6
Conceded first9
+47%
17
Goals conceded28
+3%
29
Avg. conceded1.1
+8%
1.2
Shots per game9.0
+18%
11.0
Shots per goal8.0
+20%
10.0
Conversion rate13%
+15%
11%
KickOff rating
+18%
Reading
Average points per game
Nottm Forest
1.8
1.0
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 12% 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:

Reading have scored 2 goals or more in 5 of their last 20 home games. Nottm Forest have conceded at least 2 goals in 8 of their last 20 away games.

Reading have conceded 1 goal or less in 13 of their last 20 home league games. Nottm Forest have scored 1 goal or less in 16 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
Reading
5TH
0-3
0-3
1-4
0-3
0-3
1-2
1-2
1-2
1-2
0-0
1-1
2-1
1-0
1-0
3-0
2-0
3-1
3-0
2-0
2-0
Nottm Forest
20TH
2-0
2-0
2-0
2-0
2-1
1-0
1-0
1-0
2-1
1-1
1-1
1-1
1-1
1-1
1-1
2-2
2-2
0-1
0-1
0-1
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 50% 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

35% of Reading's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 1, drew 3 and lost 3 of those games.

50% of Nottm Forest's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 0, drew 2 and lost 8 of those games.

The last time Reading failed to score at home in the league was a 0-3 loss to Stoke in November this year.

The last time Nottm Forest kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 1-0 win against Blackburn in October this year.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
Reading
5TH
Both teams to score
In Reading's last 20 home games both teams have scored 8 times, and both teams have not scored 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.25
Avg. goals against:
1.35
Nottm Forest
20TH
Both teams to score
In Nottm Forest's last 20 away games both teams have scored 10 times, and both teams have not scored 10 times.
Avg. goals for:
0.75
Avg. goals against:
1.25
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 55% 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

Reading's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.4 goals a game. Nottm Forest's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.1 goals a game.

Reading have scored on average at home in the league 1.1 goals a game and conceded on average 1.3 goals.

Nottm Forest have scored on average away in the league 0.9 goals a game and conceded on average 1.2 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
Reading
5TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Reading's last 20 home games there have been over 2.5 goals 13 times, and under 2.5 goals 7 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.25
Avg. goals against:
1.35
Nottm Forest
20TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Nottm Forest's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 4 times, and under 2.5 goals 16 times.
Avg. goals for:
0.75
Avg. goals against:
1.25
READING v NOTTINGHAM FOREST FIXTURE HISTORY:

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Reading
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Nottm Forest
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00
DRAW
H
1 - 1
RDG
H
2 - 0
RDG
H
3 - 1
RDG
H
2 - 0
RDG
H
2 - 1
NFO
H
0 - 3

LAST TIME OUT:
Reading won their last Championship match 2-0. Nottingham Forest lost their's 2-0.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Reading 2-0 Nottingham Forest
Reading's last match was in the Championship against Nottingham Forest on Saturday 5th December at Madejski Stadium. They won the game 2-0 with goals from Lucas Joao and Michael Morrison.

Reading's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Rafael
DEF: Omar Richards, Michael Morrison, Liam Moore, Tom Holmes
MID: Michael Olise, Ovie Ejaria, Andy Rinomhota, Yakou Meite, Josh Laurent
FWD: Lucas Joao

In the Championship this season, this Reading XI has played 180 matches and scored 32 goals.

This Championship line-up has 660 all-time Championship appearances and 81 goals.

Reading 2-0 Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest's last match was in the Championship against Reading on Saturday 5th December at Madejski Stadium. They lost the game 2-0.

Nottingham Forest's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Brice Samba
DEF: Cyrus Christie, Joe Worrall, Yuri Ribeiro, Scott Mckenna
MID: Harry Arter, Ryan Yates, Cafu, Anthony Knockaert
FWD: Lyle Taylor, Joe Lolley

In the Championship this season, this Nottingham Forest XI has played 126 matches and scored 7 goals.

This Championship line-up has 395 all-time Championship appearances and 37 goals.

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