With a win over Nottingham Forest at the City Ground on Sunday, Aston Villa, who are now fifth in the Premier League standings, would likely extend their winning streak to seven games.
The season began with the Villans being crushed 5-1 away at Newcastle, but they have bounced back from that loss very well, winning seven of their next nine games.
Forest, on the other hand, is currently worried about their future after going six games without a win, leaving them just five points above the relegation zone.
Aston Villa vs. Nottingham Forest Key and Head-to-Head Figures
Out of the 130 games played between the two teams, Aston Villa has a strong winning record against Nottingham Forest, having won 61 of them to Nottingham Forest’s 38 wins.In their previous 15 league encounters with Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest has only triumphed once, and that came in February 2017 when they defeated the team 2-1 at home in the Championship.In their last nine Premier League games against Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa has gone undefeated; their only loss came in 1994 by a score of 2-0.
Aston Villa vs. Nottingham Forest Expectation
With such a strong team at their disposal, Aston Villa is determined to leave their imprint this coming weekend. Moussa Diaby and Ollie Watkins, two players who are deadly on their days, will need to leave their mark in this match.
Since Nottingham Forest hasn’t played well lately, they will have to perform well in this game. Since Aston Villa is now the superior team, they ought to be able to win this match.
Prediction: Aston Villa 1-3 Nottingham Forest