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Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Tips - Magpies to Build on Strong EPL Home Form

By Ralph Staniforth
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  • Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest predictions for Saturday’s Premier League fixture
  • The match is being played at St James’ Park (15:00 BST)
  • Newcastle have won 10 of their last 11 home matches
  • Can the Magpies make their home advantage count?
  • Preview, stats & team news
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Newcastle have won to nil in 2 of their last 3 home matches (Getty Images)
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Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Preview


Newcastle ended last season as one of the most in-form teams at home in the Premier League. The Magpies rarely concede at St James’ Park and can win to nil against Nottingham Forest.
  • Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Preview
  • Head-to-Head
  • Newcastle Form
  • Newcastle Team News
  • Nottingham Forest Form
  • Nottingham Forest Team News
  • Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest FAQ

  • Newcastle have won 10 of their last 11 home matches
  • Newcastle have won to nil in 2 of their last 3 home matches (Premier League)
  • Newcastle have won to nil in 3 of their last 5 home matches against Nottingham Forest
  • Nottingham Forest have failed to score in their last 2 away matches

Head-to-Head


Newcastle have a 51-34 advantage against Nottingham Forest in 112 meetings with 27 draws.

Newcastle Form


Newcastle won all three of their friendly matches at St James’ Park, extending their winning streak to four at home. The Magpies beat Gateshead (5-1), Atalanta (1-0) and Athletic Bilbao (2-1) at home in pre-season.

Newcastle were on top against Bilbao last time out. Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin scored either side of half time to secure the win.

Newcastle won seven of their final eight Premier League home matches last season. Strong late season form helped Eddie Howe’s side finish 11th and 14 points clear of the relegation zone. 

Newcastle Team News


Defender Javier Manquillo and midfielder Jonjo Shelvey are out. 

Nottingham Forest Form


Nottingham Forest were winless in their final three friendly matches. Forest lost at Union Berlin (1-0) before home draws with Notts County (2-2) and Valencia (1-1).

Forest trailed 1-0 at half time against Valencia last time out. Brennan Johnson then scored in the final ten minutes to earn a draw.

Steve Cooper’s side also drew with Barnsley (0-0) and beat Burton Albion (1-0) away in pre-season. Forest were promoted to the Premier League through the Championship play-offs last season. 

Nottingham Forest Team News


Defender Omar Richards is ruled out with a long-term injury.

Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest FAQ

What time does Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Start?

The match starts at 15:00 GMT on Saturday, August 6

GB

Verdict

Newcastle look in good form heading into the new campaign, particularly at home. The Magpies are likely to control the match against Forest and there is value on a home win to nil.

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Newcastle v Nottm Forest

06 Aug 2022