Over 2.5 goals at Nottingham Forest vs Barnsley 4/5 for Tuesdays Championship matchup
Market: Over 2.5 goals at Nottingham Forest vs Barnsley
Odds: 4/5 @ Bet365
With the Championship table reaching the end of the season, English football’s second division remains incredibly tight at both ends of the table with just a single point seeing a team jump several places. On that note, Nottingham Forest will welcome Barnsley to the City Ground on Tuesday night.
For the hosts on Tuesday night, despite finding some initial success under former Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka, Nottingham Forest have recently begun to struggle and have fallen down the Championship table. After 43 games this season, Forest have won 14, drawn seven and lost 22, scoring 46 and conceding 62. With a points tally of 49, while the Reds may hold an 11 point advantage over the relegation zone, Forest are now nine points adrift from breaking into the top half of the Championship table. As for their recent form, Forest have now lost four of their last five and now hold just one win in their last eight attempts. It will be their defensive record of late that will cause the biggest issues, Forest have now conceded two or more goals in three of their last five and have no clean sheets in their last six.
As for the visitors, much like the hosts, Barnsley have once again been involved in a battle to try and secure their Championship status. After 43 games this season, Barnsley have won eight, drawn 14 and lost 21, scoring 45 and conceding 65, no team in the bottom seven of the table have scored more goals than the reds. With a points tally of 38, Barnsley now sit 22nd in the Championship table and are now two points adrift of breaking out of the relegation zone with four games to go. As for their form, Barnsley also now have just one win in their last eight and have also suffered their own defensive issues. Barnsley have now conceded two or more goals in six of their last seven.
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