West Brom – Nottingham SOCCER PICKS
West Bromwich Albion and Nottingham Forest meet at The Hawthorns, in a match for the 32nd day of the Championship. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 07-08-2018, the two teams tied (1-1). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results obtained at home and as a visitor.
West Bromwich Albion:
The home team is currently in the 4 th position, with 53 points won, after 15 wins, 8 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Middlesbrough, by (2-3). In the last match, they won in an away match against Stoke City, by (0-1). This is a team that, oddly enough, has had better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in away matches; against 6 victories, 6 draws and 3 defeats in their stadium. For the league, West Bromwich Albion won 14 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 15 of the last 15 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 30 matches in this competition, he only managed 4 comebacks in the 16 matches in which he suffered the first goal.
West Bromwich Albion enter this game after a triumph, by 0-1, in the displacement to the field of Stoke City: the only goal of the team was marked by Gayle. The trainer Darren Moore usually acts in 4-3-3, privileging a style of game more rapid, of constant transitions, attacking, preferably, by the lateral corridors. It should be noted that, in this tactical drawing, the three most advanced players are Gayle, Murphy and Jay Rodríguez, the first being the best score of the team, with 16 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on the injured Robson-Kanu and Morrison.
After 11 wins, 12 draws and 8 losses, the away team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 45 points won. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Birmingham City, by (2-0). In the last match, they won in a home match against Brentford, by (2-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. For the league, Nottingham Forest won 13 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In 31 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 10 times and never got the comeback.
The Nottingham Forest enters this day motivated, after a triumph, by 2-1, in the reception to the Brentford: Grabban and Wague marked the goals of the equipment. The coach Martin O’Neill usually acts in a 4-2-3-1, in which the three most advanced players are Lolley, Cash and Grabban: the latter is the best score of the team, with 15 goals scored. The visiting club, when it invests in the offensive process, usually does so through the left flank, taking advantage of the depth offered by the lateral Osborn. Apparently, there are no absences of weight for this game.