Nottingham Forest vs Derby County
Monday 25th February 2019
The Championship, City Ground
Sky Sports Main Event – Kick-Off: 19:45pm
It’s the big East Midlands derby this Monday night in the SkyBet Championship as Nottingham Forest will host Derby County.
Both clubs are occupying 7thand 8thin the league standings and are both hopeful to qualify for the play-offs. Nottingham are in need of a win after two draws in a row. Derby also desperately need a win after two straight losses in all competitions.
Nottingham Forest are priced at 6/4 to win by SkyBet. Since Martin O’Neill’s arrival at the club, they have struggled for inconsistency. They have 2 wins from their last eight matches in all competitions and have recently had very low statistics. However, they have scored nine goals from their last five home matches and Lewis Grabban has been pivotal for them going forward. The striker has 15 league goals and is priced at 17/10 to score anytime.
Forest have scored in four of their last five meetings against their rivals.
SkyBet have price boosted the odds for Nottingham Forest to win and both teams to score to 9/2.
The bookmakers are struggling to split the two, with Derby County priced at 9/5 to win. Frank Lampard has made a great impression since his arrival at Pride Park and will understand the importance of this match to their fans. The Rams are in desperate need of a win having failed to win their last three outings. Likely to provide a moment of magic is Harry Wilson. The loanee attacker has stolen headlines with some incredible goals this season from range. He is priced at 14/5 to score anytime.
Derby have failed to keep a clean sheet in three matches. They are price boosted to 11/2 to win and for both teams to score.
The referee for this match will be Robert Jones. The official has been rather handy with his cards this season and has averaged 36.1 booking points in his 14 Championship matches.
Nottingham Forest vs Derby County will be televised on Sky Sports Football HD and kicks off at 19:45.
Prediction: Nottingham Forest 1-1 Derby County
– It’s always tense when these two meet and neither will want to lose this derby.
Suggested Tips – Nottingham Forest vs Derby County – (BET365)
- Correct Score – Draw 1-1 – (link no longer available).
Suggested Tips – Nottingham Forest vs Derby County – (SKYBET)
- Price Boost – Both Players to Score – Lewis Grabben and Harry Wilson – 12/1.
- Correct Score Group Betting – Draw – 1-1, 2-2 or 3-3 – 3/1.
- Popular RequestABets – Over 1.5 goals, 5+ Nottingham Forest corners, 3+ Derby corners and 10+ booking points each team – 7/4. (NAP).
- Popular RequestABets – BTTS, 4+ corners each team and 20+ booking points each team – 9/2.
- RequestABets Specials 80/1 and above – Grabban to score a header and Wilson to score from outside the area – 80/1.
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