Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Predictions

Richard McTiernan 02 May 2019
  • Nottingham Forest are looking for a third successive victory

  • Bolton still have one more fixture after this

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Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Match Prediction

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Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Match Info

Date: Sunday 5th May 2019
Kick-off: 12:30pm
Venue: City Ground, Nottingham

Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:
24 October 2018 – Bolton Wanderers 0-3 Nottingham Forest – Championship
6 May 2018 – Bolton Wanderers 3-2 Nottingham Forest – Championship
9 December 2017 – Nottingham Forest 3-2 Bolton Wanderers-  Championship

Full Head-to-Head Record:
Nott’m Forest wins: 35
Draws: 26
Bolton wins: 32

Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Stats

  • Forest won six of their last eight at home
  • Bolton have lost five straight and seven of last eight
  • The Tricky Trees have lost just one of their last 11 head-to-heads

Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Match Preview

Nottingham Forest made it back-to-back victories with a 1-0 road success at QPR last time out as they end the season in decent form.  The East Midlands outfit were one of the favourites for promotion but the campaign fell off under Aitor Karanka.  Question marks are out over whether Martin O’Neill is the right man to take them forward but he will be backed by the board in the summer.

At the City Ground, the Tricky Trees have won six of the last eight with the defeats coming to Aston Villa and Blackburn.  Each of their last five and seven of the last eight at their place have gone over 2.5 goals.  Joe Lolley has three from his last five at this ground including a brace last time he was here.

Bolton have been relegated to League One and a miserable season went from bad to worse as they failed to even turn out for the meeting with Brentford.  Financial issues and a lack of payment to the players was to blame though it has been confirmed they will play here.  They have lost five straight and seven of their last eight.

Away from the University of Stadium, the Trotters have lost their last two and five of their last six.   They are shipping goals on the road having conceded 16 times from their last five on their travels.  In three of their last five away matches they have failed to score.

It is hard to see how Nottingham Forest will not win the fixture though the prices do not offer any angle of attack.  Perhaps a better way to get value is by taking the home side to be ahead at half-time and then again at full-time.

Martin O’Neill experimented with a 3-5-2 at the weekend and Sam Byram excelled in his attacking wing-back role and he could be value here to net at any time given the holes in the Bolton defence especially given recent events.

Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Betting Tips

Nottingham Forest HT/Nottingham Forest FT at 20/21 with Bet365

Sam Byram anytime scorer at 11/2 with Bet365

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    Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Predictions

    Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Match Info Date: Sunday 5th May 2019 Kick-off: 12:30pm Venue: City Ground, Nottingham Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 24 October 2018 – Bolton Wanderers 0-3 Nottingham Forest – Championship 6 May 2018 – Bolton Wanderers 3-2 Nottingham Forest – Championship 9 December 2017 – Nottingham Forest 3-2 Bolton Wanderers-  Championship Full…