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Newcastle vs Nottingham prediction, Free Betting Tips & Odds

Date: 26th December 2023
Kick-Off:  12:30
Venue: St James' Park

TV: Premier Sports 1 HD, Premier Player HD

*These odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change*

Newcastle hosts Nottingham Forest on Boxing Day for a Premier League clash. Read our fixture preview to find out more about the fixture.

Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest – Top free betting predictions

We have settled on the following top free betting predictions for Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest ahead of the Boxing Day clash:

Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest prediction
St James' Park, home of Newcastle United- Photo by Icon Sport

Match result prediction – Newcastle to win

Our first Newcastle vs Nottingham prediction is a bet on the match winner, so from the 1X2 betting market, we expect this PL clash to end in favour of Newcastle. The Magpies have had a god run until lately whereby they have suffered three losses and won 2 of their last five games. Still, we think Newcastle will be too strong to lose against struggling Nottingham Forest.

With odds of 1.50, the win probability for Newcastle in this PL fixture is 67%.

Total match goals prediction – Over 2.5 goals

Our betting tip is a goal-fest in the second Newcastle vs Nottingham prediction. At St James'Park, we expect Newcastle to score at least twice here with Nottingham also expected to take advantage of struggling Newcastle defence. Bet on the game to yield at least 3 goals.

Correct score prediction – 3-1 to Newcastle

In the final Newcastle vs Nottingham prediction, we have settled on a 3-1 correct score in favour of Newcastle. The Magpies have had an incredible run at home. We note that they won all their last 7 home games and have lost only one home game so far. Most importantly, Newcastle have leaked 4 goals and scored 22 in 9 home games.

Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest – Team news

Newcastle have a long injury list ahead of this clash with Nottingham Forest. Ederson, Barnes, Pope, Targett, Willock, Joelington, Lascelles, and Macquillo are all injured Tonali is suspended.

On the other hand, Nottingham's Awoniyi, Aurier, Felipe, are Sangare are all injured while Boly remains suspended.

Newcastle vs Nottingham – What the fans say

Newcastle fans urge the Magpies to win on Boxing Day

Nottingham fans hope Newcastle's problems will continue

Newcastle predicted lineup vs Nottingham Forest

Dubravka, Trippier, Schar, Burn, Livramento, Miley, Guimaraes, Longstaff, Almiron, Isak, and Gordon.

Nottingham Forest predicted lineup vs Newcastle

Turner, Williams, Murillo, Niakhate, Toffolo, Yates, Mangala, Hudson-Odoi, Gibbs-White, Elanga, and Wood.

How far will Nottingham fans travel?

These teams are neighbours, with only about 0.7 miles as the distance that fans will cover heading to this big game. A train ride takes 10 minutes. And even if you decide to walk to St James' Park, you will take about the same minutes as the train.  Given the closeness of the distance, we expect fans to start arriving at the match venue early for kick-off. Rrember to book your tickets in a game that is expected to be sold out on matchday.

Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest – Ticket information

You can purchase the tickets for this Boxing Day clash on the official Newcastle booking website. Note that ticket vendors often charge slightly higher prices, so ensure to book your set for the Boxing Day clash to avoid last-minute inconveniences. Also, beware of fake tickets ahead of the big game.

FAQs – Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest

  • Where will this take place? St James' Park in Newcastle, Upon Tyne, England.
  • Who is the hosting coach?  Eddie Howe.
  • Who will referee Newcastle vs Nottingham clash on Boxing Day?  Chris Kavanagh will be the match referee.

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