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Brentford v Nottingham Forest: Premier League stat pack


Brentford host Nottingham Forest in Saturday’s late Premier League kick-off this weekend.

Brentford have lost five on the bounce but are only one point behind Nottingham Forest in the table having played a game fewer and are 10/11 favourites with bet365 to pick up the win this weekend.

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Brentford v Nottingham Forest stat pack

Ahead of the game, a number of interesting stats regarding both teams have emerged:

  • Brentford are unbeaten in their last five league meetings with Nottingham Forest (W2 D3) since a 1-0 home loss in January 2020 in the Championship.
  • Brentford have lost seven of their last eight Premier League games (W1), including each of their last five in a row. The Bees last suffered a longer league losing run in March 1993 in the second tier (7), while only in April 1947 have they ever endured a longer such run in the top-flight (7).
  • Only Arsenal (9) have scored more headed goals in the Premier League this season than Nottingham Forest, with their eight headed strikes accounting for a league-high 33% of their overall goals. Meanwhile, Brentford (10) have conceded more headed goals than any other side this term.
  • Brentford’s Ivan Toney could make his return to the side following his ban from last season. He’s scored in all three of his league games against Nottingham Forest, while he’s also scored in each of his last three Premier League games at the Gtech Community Stadium.
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.