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Manchester United vs Nottingham Forest: Match preview and betting tips

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Ronaldo.com previews the Premier League game between Manchester United and Nottingham Forest who meet up this coming Tuesday. The match preview includes the current team news, H2H stats as well as the best betting tips for the match.

Manchester United begin life back in the Premier League without Cristiano Ronaldo at home to Nottingham Forest. The Red Devils are strong favorites to take the win. The three points on Tuesday are critical as they look to close the gap in the top-four race.

Current Premier League standings

The current standings in the Premier League show us how Manchester United and Nottingham Forest have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 17 clash on Tuesday.

Latest form and fixture history of Manchester United against Nottingham Forest

Manchester United are looking formidable

Manchester United have found a rich vein of form in recent weeks, and aim to keep their winning streak going. In their last three outings, the Red Devils won 4-2 against Aston Villa, beat Fulham by 1-2, and hammered Burnley 2-0.

Nottingham Forest are looking formidable

Nottingham Forest are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Tottenham got left behind in a 2-0 win, before Crystal Palace got hammered in a 1-0 victory. Blackburn was the most recent victim in a 1-4 win for the Reds.

Fixture history: Manchester United vs Nottingham Forest

Tuesday’s match will be the first time these teams have played each other in the Premier League since Manchester United thrashed Nottingham Forest 8-1 at City Ground in February 1999 – 23 years ago.

Highlights from the last game between Manchester United and Nottingham Forest:

Betting stats and facts for Manchester United and Nottingham Forest

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on stats from the last couple of games that Manchester United and Nottingham Forest played across all tournaments.

  • Manchester United have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 Manchester United home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Manchester United have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Manchester United have won 3 of the last 4 home matches without conceding a goal
  • In the last 4 matches in a row Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Nottingham Forest have not won 13 of the last 14 away matches
  • Nottingham Forest have lost 6 of the last 7 away matches
  • Nottingham Forest have lost 5 of the last 7 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Nottingham Forest have lost the last 3 away matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches

Top marksman

The standings of the top-scoring players in the last 6 matches in the Premier League show that Manchester United might be relying on Christian Eriksen when it comes to scoring in the upcoming match. On the other side, Jesse Lingard has been one of the decisive players from Nottingham Forest recently. Both players are expected to be dangerous and difficult to stop on Tuesday.

Manchester United vs Nottingham Forest Match predictions

To summarise, the upcoming match between Manchester United and Nottingham Forest appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.

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