Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

In 16th place in the league, Nottingham Forest (4-10-5; 17 points) welcome Manchester United (10-8-1; 31 points), currently in 6th place in the league, at The City Ground on Saturday. Kick off is at 17:30 GMT. Forest, who have had six losses in the last eight matches, will head into this battle will have the support of their home fans at The City Ground.

Forest and Man U last met each other in August 26, 2023 and the match resulted in a 3-2 win for the Red Devils. Forest have a record of 5-4-1 in their last matches against Man U. Forest’s total goals across these head-to-head games is seven compared to Man U’s 34.

Forest vs Man U Prediction

WynnBet have Manchester United as clear favorites going into this match with odds of 2.22, while the Nottingham Forest are 3.15 outsiders. 3 total goals are predicted.

Nottingham Forest head into this game in 16th place in the league having secured four wins, 10 losses and five draws in their last 19 matches. The squad has had six losses in the last eight matches. In total, they’ve put in 22 goals, while conceding 34. This has likely been thanks to the actions undertaken by Chris Wood, who has seven goals, and A. Elanga who has four. In their most recent match, Nottingham Forest defeated Newcastle United 1-3.

Manchester United come into this game in 6th place in the league having secured 10 wins, eight losses and one draw in their previous 19 matches. The team has won in eight of the latest fourteen matches and have netted a total of 21 so far, conceding 25 goals. This has largely been because of the accomplishments of S. Mctominay, who has five goals, and Bruno Fernandes who has three. In their most recent match, The Red Devils took all three points from Aston Villa 3-2.

Heading into this contest, Nottingham Forest have no injured players ruled out. Meanwhile, Manchester United haven’t officially ruled out anyone yet.

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Moneyline Pick: Manchester United (2.22)

Man U are considered the favorite in the betting market. The club could be having a more efficient month, coming into this matchup with a recent win percentage of 33.33% this December (two wins). In comparison, Forest have a win percentage of 16.67% this December (one win).

Forest vs Man U Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Manchester United (2.22), Nottingham Forest (3.15)
  • Spread: Nottingham Forest 0.25 (1.98), Manchester United -0.25 (1.92)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.75 Goals (1.89), Over 2.75 Goals (2.01)

Forest vs Man U Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Nottingham Forest 2-7-1, Manchester United 5-4-1
  • Home/Road Split: Forest (4-10-5), Man U (10-8-1)
  • Head-To-Head: Forest’s record is 5-4-1 in their last 4 matches against Man U
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.75 Total Goals (1.89)

Heading into this match, Forest have averaged 1.0 goals per game up through now this month while Man U have scored an average of 1.0 goals per game so far this month.

Spread Pick: Nottingham Forest 0.25 Goals (1.98)

For the bet to come up as a winner, Nottingham Forest will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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