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Championship match preview: Nottingham Forest versus Huddersfield Town

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Nottingham Forest are in the 15th position while the guesting Huddersfield Town worry at 19th.

Insights:
  • Nottingham Forest have the fewest scored goals in the first half (11) in Championship
  • Huddersfield Town have the most conceded goals in the first half (32) in Championship
Best bookmaker betting odds:

It’s a hectic schedule for the away team, as they were in action only four days ago in the Championship.

Relegation threatens Nottingham Forest who should definitely be looking for some points here. Huddersfield Town are struggling to avoid relegation.

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Nottingham Forest form and stats

6 victories, 7 draws and 7 defeats. That’s what Nottingham Forest have to build on here at The City Ground in the Championship.

An away draw last time out for Nottingham, facing Bristol City in a game that ended 0-0. Before that game, the 3-1 home victory against Queens Park Rangers.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Nottingham Forest handle that role? We have found 13 games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are seven wins, three draws and three defeats.

Nottingham are traveling soon after this match as the Championship match at Birmingham City awaits in four days.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Nottingham here at The City Ground in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (19 from 20 games). Nottingham are not conceding a lot of goals here at The City Ground in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 19 from 20 matches.

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Huddersfield Town form and stats

Huddersfield Town, who have the most conceded goals (41) away in Championship, have only collected 14 points from their away games in the Championship, after 3-5-12 (20 played).

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Championship home defeat versus AFC Bournemouth with 1-2 on the scoreboard. Preceding that match was the 0-0 draw at home vs Rotherham United.

We have checked recent matches where Huddersfield Town have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those twelve games were three victories, two draws and seven defeats.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Barnsley in just four days.

The attacking power of Huddersfield when travelling is not overwhelming with 16 goals scored from 20 league matches away. Huddersfield have conceded 41 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Huddersfield Town - Nottingham 1-0 earlier this season. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: three - one - six (Nottingham Forest wins - draws - Huddersfield Town wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Huddersfield TownF. Campbell
F. Campbell
7 goals
Huddersfield TownJ. Koroma
J. Koroma
6 goals
Huddersfield TownI. Mbenza
I. Mbenza
5 goals

Nottingham Forest missing players

Huddersfield Town missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 17.April
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: The City Ground (30603 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
19 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
20 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
21 Coventry City 40 10 12 18 36 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 20 2 5 13 14 36 -20 42
22 Rotherham United 38 11 6 21 41 52 19 5 3 11 24 30 19 6 3 10 17 22 -11 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
19 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
20 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
21 Coventry City 40 10 12 18 36 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 20 2 5 13 14 36 -20 42
22 Rotherham United 38 11 6 21 41 52 19 5 3 11 24 30 19 6 3 10 17 22 -11 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

Nottingham Forest Huddersfield Town
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
41 20 7 Played P 7 20 41
12 6 4 Won W 2 3 11
13 7 3 Drew D 1 5 11
16 7 0 Lost L 4 12 19
34 19 9 Scored S 10 16 43
39 19 3 Conceded C 12 41 62
88% 80% 86% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 90% 90%
61% 65% 71% Over 1.5 O 1.5 86% 85% 78%
22% 30% 14% Over 2.5 O 2.5 71% 60% 49%
7% 15% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 14% 15% 15%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 14% 15% 15%
39% 45% 43% BTTS BTTS 57% 45% 51%
32% 35% 57% Clean Sheets C S 29% 20% 27%
41% 40% 14% Failed to Score F T 14% 45% 32%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.6 1.6 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.4 1.4 1.5
4 2 0 Red cards R C 1 2 3
 
11.4 12.9 14.1 Shots (avg) S ( 14.9 10.5 10.4
3 3.8 4.1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.7 3.1 2.9
27% 25% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 25% 36%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Huddersfield Town have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Huddersfield Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Huddersfield Town have the most conceded goals (41) away in Championship
  • Huddersfield Town have the most conceded goals in the first half (32) in Championship
  • Huddersfield Town have the most dropped points from leading position (27) in Championship
  • Huddersfield Town have the the worst goal difference (-25) away in Championship
  • Nottingham Forest have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Nottingham Forest have the fewest dropped points from leading position (4) in Championship
  • Nottingham Forest have the fewest matches over the total-line (11) in Championship
  • Nottingham Forest have the fewest scored goals in the first half (11) in Championship

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Bookie Nottingham Forest Draw Huddersfield Town

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.