West Ham vs Nottingham Predictions and Odds
The match will take place at the Olympic Stadium in London on February 25, 2023. These two clubs have a complicated life in the Premier League, they are trying to find their way out of the depths of the table, but this is proving to be very difficult for them. Fortunately only three clubs will be relegated, will it be one of them, both or none of them? In this West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction we bring an idea of what could happen in this duel that is expected to be close.
West Ham vs Nottingham Odds and Statistics
West Ham vs Nottingham Predictions Betting tips EPL: The season so far.
West Ham seem to be going from bad to worse and the efforts to climb the table are not having the desired effect. With seventeen games played, their last five have been heavy defeats that have seen them slip further and further into the bottom half of the table. They can seek revenge in West Ham vs Nottingham taking advantage of the game at home and looking for three points that they need, as each game means life for the club.
For several teams, the season has been met with one blow after another, and Nottingham have not escaped this harsh reality. However, there are clear intentions of wanting to save the qualification to the first division. It is not an easy task and in fact it is costing them quite a lot, especially because of the similar struggles of their rivals. In their last five matches with sixteen played, they had obtained two victories, more than in the previous eleven. In this West Ham vs Nottingham they will be looking to repeat the result obtained in the last head to head.
West Ham vs Nottingham Preview Games and History
The match would end up being defined by a lucky shot for the Forest team, it was quite even and at times the Hammers managed it better. The ball spent most of the match between the feet of the West Ham team, who were looking to create their game without many successes; on the contrary, Nottingham would see the ball 43% of the match, but this was enough to generate confidence in the club and gradually undermine the rival defense.
The visitors in that match had 74% accuracy in their combinations; while the home side achieved 65% passing accuracy, a low percentage for both clubs, which in itself left the game somewhat unbalanced with aspirations of competing in the Premier League. West Ham managed nineteen shots, five shots on target throughout the match, none would find the back of the net, while Nottingham managed thirteen shots and six shots on target, conceding one.
The minutes of the first half were passing as if the match had not started, it would not be until the 43rd minute that a West Ham goal action would be reviewed by the VAR to be subsequently invalidated. It was only then that the match began to show some excitement. But Nottingham’s reaction would be the surprise and in minute 45′ + 2′ striker Taiwo Awoniyi would score the first for his club (the only goal of the match).
In the 55th minute, the VAR was again the protagonist, this time for a goal disallowed to the Forest team. In the 63rd minute, the Hammers had the chance to equalize, but in the 65th minute, midfielder Declan Rice missed the target from the penalty spot. West Ham vs Nottingham ended 0 – 1.
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On date #26 of the Premier League, Brighton vs West Ham; and Nottingham vs Everton, two of the teams that need to take distance meet, there is not much difference in the performance of both of them this season.
Prediction for West Ham vs Nottingham February 2023
As a close antecedent to this match there is only this one that has been reported above, the absence of participation in the different seasons of the Premier League or participation in the First Division would have prevented them from competing against each other. Therefore, there is only one win for the Forest team and zero for the Hammers. The dynamics of both clubs are telling us similar stories in their achievements. Therefore, for this West Ham vs Nottingham Prediction we have a possible draw 1 – 1.
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