Nottingham Forest play host to Brighton in a 3 pm Premier League kick-off on Saturday.
Forest head into the game 14th in the league, while Brighton are 8th. But the Seagulls are winless in five and the home side have a solid record in this fixture. Back Nottingham Forest to pick up the win at 11/5 with bet365.
Why Nottingham Forest should beat Brighton
Ahead of the game, a number of stats have come to light highlighting why a Forest win is likely this weekend.
- Nottingham Forest have won their past two home league games against Brighton, having failed to win any of their previous six (D4 L2). They won 3-1 in this fixture last season.
- Having won their first two top-flight meetings with Forest in 1979/80, Brighton are now without a victory against them in eight (D2 L6).
- Brighton have scored and conceded in their past 16 Premier League matches, the joint-longest run in history, along with Everton between September 2012 and January 2013.
- Taiwo Awoniyi has scored 10 goals and assisted two in his past 14 Premier League games. Awoniyi is averaging a goal or assist every 123 minutes in the competition for Forest, with only Stan Collymore (one every 119 minutes) having a better average among players with 10 or more appearances for the club.
Back Taiwo Awoniyi to score anytime vs Brighton at 13/8 with Betfair.