West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Statistics and Analysis

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction.

When is West Ham most likely to score a goal? West Ham is yet to score a goal this season. In the last season of the EPL, they scored 55% of their goals in the second half. Michail Antonio scored the maximum number of goals for the Hammers.

When is Nottingham Forest most likely to score a goal? Nottingham Forest has also not got off the mark on the goal-scoring sheet this year. In the previous EFL Championship, Forest scored about 64% of the total goals in the second half. Brennan Johnson was the leading goal-scorer for Nottingham in the last season.

Crowdwisdom360 Score Prediction West Ham 1, Nottingham Forest 0

All statistical analyses are based on recent performances. Player performance may not necessarily replicate the recent performances.

West Ham has a good opportunity to secure their first win of the season when they meet Nottingham Forest for the upcoming EPL fixture at the City Ground Stadium on Sunday, 14 August. The Hammers looked clueless in the season opener against the defending champions. Nottingham had a tough opening match against Newcastle after their promotion to the league.

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Goal Scored and Conceded analysis

West Ham

Goal ScoredGoal Conceded
First 15 minutes1
16 to 30 minutes2
31 to 45 minutes33
46 to 60 minutes2
61 to 75 minutes12
76 to 90 minutes2
First Half63
Second Half16
Total (5 Matches)79

Nottm Forest

Goal ScoredGoal Conceded
First 15 minutes1
16 to 30 minutes1
31 to 45 minutes
46 to 60 minutes22
61 to 75 minutes1
76 to 90 minutes13
First Half20
Second Half36
Total (Last 5 matches)56

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West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Team Stats

StatsWest HamNottm Forest
Goals per game1.001.00
Goals conceded per game1.131.25
Clean Sheets %25%25%
Ball Possession %31.14%29.67%
Yellow Cards Avg0.000.38
Red Cards Avg0.000.00

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Attack Analysis

West Ham

The 32-year-old Jamaican striker, Michail Antonio spearheads the attack of West Ham. Antonio produced 2 shots in the first match and won 67% of ground duels. In the last EPL season, he added 10 goals to his name.

In the last 5 matches, West Ham has scored 7 goals and 4 players have contributed to the scoring lineup. The players with the most goals are:

  • J Bowen: 3 Goals
  • S Benrahma: 2 Goals
  • M Antonio: 1 Goal
  • M Lanzini: 1 Goal

Nottm Forest

The pair of Brennan Johnson and Sam Surridge leads the attack for Forest. Both the players added 25 goals, 12 assists, and 17 big chances created together in the last EFL Championship.

Nottingham Forest FC hasn’t scored many goals in their last 5 matches. They have been able to find nets 5 times in the last 5 matches. 3 players scored the last 5 goals of Nottm Forest.

  • B Johnson: 3 Goals
  • L Colwill: 1 Goal
  • J Colback: 1 Goal
Average Shots on Goal per MatchGoals per Match
J Bowen0.90.2
S Benrahma0.70.3
M Lanzini0.20.2
B Johnson1.20.4
L Colwill0.60.3
J Colback

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Defence Analysis

Aaron Cresswell has been a consistent defender for West Ham. Cresswell added 4 clearances, and 2 interceptions to his name in the first game. Ben Johnson is another key defender who had 6 clearances in the first match and he played with a passing accuracy of 80%.

In the defense department, Nottm Forest has players like Neco Williams and Scott McKenna. In the first match, both Williams and McKenna added 7 clearances, and 4 interceptions together against the Magpies.

Clean SheetDribble Succ.Penalties Committed
Aaron Cresswell747%1
Ben Johnson670%0
K Zouma533%0
Scott McKenna050%0
Neco Williams0100%0
Joe Worrall

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Goal Keeper Stats

Łukasz Fabiański
(West Ham)
Dean Henderson
(Nottm Forest)
Goals Conceded (per Game) 1.40.9
Clean Sheet84
Save Percent70%77%

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Odds

PlatformWest HamNottm Forest

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Recent Form

After an unsatisfactory end to the EPL 2021-22 in the 7th position on the points table with 56 points from 38 matches, West Ham faced another setback with the Semi Final defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League.

Nottingham Forest is coming off a successful EFL Championship season last year as they finished at the 4th position on the points table with 80 points from 46 games. They progressed to the Promotion Finals and gave a 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield to qualify for the Premier League.

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Form Guide

West Ham: L D D L D W

Nottingham Forest: L D D L W D

West Ham vs Nottm Forest Prediction: H2H

Matches: 116 | West Ham: 46 | Draw: 26 | Nottingham Forest: 44

Recent 5 Meetings: West Ham: 4 | Draw: 0 | Nottingham Forest: 1

Last Meeting: Nottingham Forest defeated West Ham with a score of 5-0 in a Premier League fixture on 5 Jan 2014.

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Last Match Analysis

West Ham: West Ham seemed to have no answers to a dominant Man City side with Erling Haaland on fire right from the first game. The new £30m striker for West Ham, Gianluca Scamacca was not included in the squad in that match with an aim to not risk his fitness so early. Haaland’s two goals were enough to seal the match for City.

Nottingham Forest: Nottm Forest failed to return with any point from St James’ Park in a tough matchup against Newcastle United. However, they managed to frustrate the Magpies as it took the hosts 58 minutes to score their first goal.

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Last Match Stats

StatsWest HamNottm Forest
Shots on Target10
Ball Possession %24%38%
Passing Accuracy78%70%

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Possible Lineup

West Ham (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Coufal, Johnson, Zouma, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Lanzini, Fornals; Antonio

Nottingham Forest (3-4-1-2): Henderson; McKenna, Niakhate, Worrall; Toffolo, Colback, O’Brien, Willaims; Lingard; Surridge, Johnson


The Polish goalkeeper Lucasz Fabianski has been a good performer for West Ham. In the last EPL season, Fabianski played at a save rate of 70%.

Nottingham relies on the English goalkeeper, Dean Henderson. Henderson has looked from the start of this season as he made 7 crucial saves against Newcastle.

West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Winner

Both teams are set to meet after more than 8 years. The head-to-head stats looks interesting between these two sides. However, West Ham looks like a stronger side as per the team strength and current form. Nottingham Forest will be having the home advantage on Sunday, but they have absolutely no margin of error if they want to get any point against West Ham in the upcoming match. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring West Ham for this fixture.

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West Ham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction: Statistics and Analysis


Subhash, Founder of Crowdwisdom360 is an MBA and a Trained Financial Advisor with an extensive background in Forecasting in Financial Services and Politics. He has appeared many times on National TV and has written for a variety of magazines on Wealth Management and Election Strategy.

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