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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
4TH
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
19TH
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
Norwich2415541250
Mar 17
 
2-1
Apr 24
 
0-0
Swansea2413741646
 
0-1
Feb 17
 
1-0
Apr 10
Watford2412751143
 
0-0
Mar 6
-
-
Reading H241347943
Mar 13
 
2-0
Jan 29
 
4-2
Bournemouth2511951742
Feb 13
 
2-0
TBA
 
3-1
Brentford2211831541
 
1-3
Mar 20
 
0-3
Feb 6
Stoke259106437
Apr 24
 
1-1
Feb 20
 
0-0
M'Boro231067936
Jan 20
 
1-0
 
3-1
Feb 16
Bristol C231139136
 
1-2
Apr 10
 
2-0
Apr 2
Barnsley2510411-534
Jan 30
 
2-0
Mar 2
 
2-4
Blackburn249691133
Feb 20
 
0-1
 
2-1
Apr 21
Luton24969-533
Mar 2
 
1-1
 
0-3
Jan 24
Preston2410212-332
May 8
 
0-1
May 8
 
1-2
Huddersfield249411-631
Apr 17
 
1-0
Apr 17
 
1-2
Cardiff238510329
 
0-2
Apr 2
Feb 13
 
1-1
Millwall235117-426
 
3-1
 
1-1
 
1-2
Mar 17
Birmingham246810-1126
 
0-0
Apr 20
 
3-0
 
3-2
Coventry246810-1226
 
2-1
TBA
 
2-0
Mar 13
Nottm Forest A246711-825
-
-
Mar 20
 
0-1
QPR23599-824
Apr 5
 
2-0
Apr 5
 
0-2
Derby245712-1022
 
1-1
Feb 27
 
3-0
Feb 27
Rotherham225512-920
 
1-1
Feb 23
Mar 6
 
1-1
Sheff Wed236710-819
 
2-0
May 1
 
1-0
Feb 23
Wycombe233614-1915
 
2-0
Feb 6
Reading v Nottingham Forest 10 game form stats.
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10 GAME FORM STATS
×
READING
4TH
|
NOTTM FOREST
19TH
Attacking
RDG
NFO
Games won
4
2
Games scored
8
4
Scored first
5
2
Clean sheets
2
2
Goals scored
18
6
Avg goals scored
1.8
0.6
Avg shots per game
12.0
10.0
Avg shots per goal
6.0
17.0
Conversion rate for
19%
5%
Defensive
RDG
NFO
Games lost
4
5
Games conceded
8
8
Conceded first
5
7
Games failed to score
2
6
Goals conceded
18
11
Avg goals conceded
1.8
1.1
Avg shots per game
9.0
10.0
Avg shots per goal
5.0
9.0
Conversion rate
20%
8%
RDG
NFO
Form Stats Ranking
12
4
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
4TH
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
19TH
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
4TH
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
19TH
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
4TH
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
19TH
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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