Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free Nottingham Forest FC vs Manchester United FC prediction. 22:00 Kick-off, Wednesday 25 January at City Ground, Nottingham. EFL Cup betting tips and football odds.

Nottingham Forest

vs

Manchester United

We’re expecting a high-scoring clash between Nottingham Forest and Manchester United. Therefore, head to the Total Goals market and our betting prediction is to back Over 2.5 at 2.00 where we need three or more.

The formbook is always a good place to start ahead of making football recommendations. Team news is also an important port of call, while the stats we present always tell an interesting story.

Key Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United stats:

  • Nottingham Forest have scored 2 or more goals in 5 of their past 10 home matches
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded 2 or more goals in 9 of their last 20 matches
  • Manchester United have scored 2 or more goals in 8 of their past 10 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 10 Manchester United away matches, there have been Over 2.5 Goals

The teams are capable of scoring a combined three goals or more. Therefore, our tip is to back the odds 2.00 when it comes to Over 2.5 Goals in this EFL Cup game.

There’s the opportunity to look at other betting angles and that includes Over 3.5 Goals if you want to chance four or more being scored.

Last Matches & H2H

Nottingham Forest drew 1-1 in their previous match against Bournemouth. They managed to have 58% possession in this game, with Sam Surridge on the scoresheet in this Premier League match at Vitality Stadium.

Man United had four shots on target when they lost 3-2 against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Marcus Rashford and Lisandro Martinez found the net during this Premier League match.

The latest match between Nottingham Forest and Manchester United saw Manchester United run out 3-0 winners at Old Trafford.

Starting Lineups

Nottingham Forest (confirmed lineup): Wayne Hennessey, Serge Aurier, Joe Worrall, Scott McKenna, Renan Lodi, Remo Freuler, Danilo, Gustavo Scarpa, Brennan Johnson, Sam Surridge, Morgan Gibbs-White.

Manchester United (confirmed lineup): David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Nilsson Lindeloef, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia, Casemiro, Christian Eriksen, Antony, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Wout Weghorst.

Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United Betting Tips

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Betting Odds

The Manchester United betting odds have been priced up by the bookies and they are 1.60 favourites to land victory in this EFL Cup encounter which means a 63% chance of winning. For those wanting to back Nottingham Forest, you will find 6.00 about this outsider.

The latest betting suggests it’s a close call between Over 2.5 Goals and Under 2.5 Goals. There are two Both Teams to Score options, with Yes on offer at 2.00 and No at 1.75.

Should you want to back Nottingham Forest to win this EFL Cup match, then there is 4.33 available on the Draw No Bet market, with Man United chalked at 1.20.

Head to Head

Team Stats

Latest EFL Cup and domestic league stats. Full Time Result, Goals, Corners and Possession.

Nottingham Forest logo Nottingham Forest Betting Stats

Manchester United logo Manchester United Betting Stats

Full time Result

  • 7 wins, 8 defeats and 5 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 6 wins, 1 defeats and 3 draws in previous 10 home matches

Full time Results

  • 14 wins, 3 defeats and 3 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 8 wins, 1 defeats and 1 draws in previous 10 away matches

Goals

Goals

Nottingham Forest

Manchester United

Goals / match
2 2.2
Conceded / match
1.8 1.2
Total / match
3.8 3.4

Corners

Corners

Nottingham Forest

Manchester United

For / match
3.6 3.8
Against / match
4.2 4.6
Total / match
7.8 8.4

Possession

Possession

Team News

We’re ready to bring you Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United team news as soon as it’s announced. This will allow you to get the big picture.

Starting Lineups

Nottingham Forest Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

Manchester United Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Nottingham Forest Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

13 Wayne Hennessey
24 Serge Aurier 4 Joe Worrall 26 Scott McKenna 32 Renan Lodi
23 Remo Freuler 28 Danilo 31 Gustavo Scarpa
20 Brennan Johnson 16 Sam Surridge 10 Morgan Gibbs-White
1 David De Gea
29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka 2 V. Nilsson Lindeloef 6 Lisandro Martinez 12 Tyrell Malacia
18 Casemiro 14 Christian Eriksen
21 Antony 8 Bruno Fernandes 10 Marcus Rashford
27 Wout Weghorst

Manchester United Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Nottingham Forest Substitutes

  • 3Steve Cook
  • 5Orel Mangala
  • 7Neco Williams
  • 8Jack Colback
  • 11Jesse Lingard
  • 12Jordan Smith
  • 14Lewis O'Brien
  • 25Emmanuel Dennis
  • 30Willy Boly

Manchester United Substitutes

  • 17Fred
  • 19Raphael Varane
  • 22Tom Heaton
  • 28Facundo Pellistri
  • 33Brandon Williams
  • 36Anthony Elanga
  • 39Scott McTominay
  • 49Alejandro Garnacho
  • 73Kobbie Mainoo

Previous Nottingham Forest Lineups

21 Jan Premier League
Bournemouth 1-1 Nott’m Forest
14 Jan Premier League
Nott’m Forest 2-0 Leicester City
11 Jan EFL Cup
Nott’m Forest 5-4 Wolverhampton

Previous Manchester United Lineups

22 Jan Premier League
Arsenal 3-2 Man United
18 Jan Premier League
Crystal Palace 1-1 Man United
14 Jan Premier League
Man United 2-1 Man City

Predicted lineups and confirmed starting 11s form part of our Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United lineups service and this includes the formations for each team.

England FlagTables & Standings

2022/2023 Season

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Arsenal 20 16 2 2 45:17 50
2 Man City 20 14 3 3 53:20 45
3 Man United 21 13 3 5 34:26 42
4 Newcastle 21 10 10 1 34:12 40
5 Tottenham 21 11 3 7 40:31 36
6 Brighton 20 10 4 6 38:27 34
7 Brentford 21 8 9 4 35:28 33
8 Fulham 22 9 5 8 32:30 32
9 Chelsea 21 8 6 7 22:21 30
10 Liverpool 20 8 5 7 34:28 29
11 Aston Villa 21 8 4 9 25:31 28
12 Crystal Palace 21 6 6 9 19:29 24
13 Nott’m Forest 21 6 6 9 17:35 24
14 Leicester City 21 6 3 12 32:37 21
15 Wolverhampton 21 5 5 11 15:30 20
16 West Ham 21 5 4 12 18:26 19
17 Leeds United 20 4 6 10 26:34 18
18 Everton 21 4 6 11 16:28 18
19 Bournemouth 21 4 5 12 19:43 17
20 Southampton 21 4 3 14 17:38 15
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Man City 11 9 1 1 38:12 28
2 Arsenal 9 8 1 0 25:10 25
3 Man United 10 8 1 1 19:6 25
4 Newcastle 11 6 5 0 19:6 23
5 Brentford 11 6 4 1 23:10 22
6 Liverpool 10 6 3 1 23:9 21
7 Tottenham 10 6 0 4 21:15 18
8 Chelsea 10 5 3 2 13:7 18
9 Fulham 11 5 3 3 18:16 18
10 Nott’m Forest 11 5 3 3 14:12 18
11 Brighton 10 5 2 3 17:10 17
12 Aston Villa 11 5 2 4 17:15 17
13 Crystal Palace 11 4 3 4 11:16 15
14 Wolverhampton 11 4 2 5 9:14 14
15 Leeds United 10 3 4 3 15:14 13
16 West Ham 10 4 1 5 11:12 13
17 Bournemouth 10 3 3 4 10:11 12
18 Everton 11 3 2 6 10:14 11
19 Leicester City 10 2 3 5 11:12 9
20 Southampton 10 1 3 6 9:17 6

A great starting point for placing football bets is to check out the EFL Cup standings so that you can see where each team is placed in the table.