Leeds United v Nottingham Forest: Betting Preview

Updated: 19/04/2024

Nottingham Forest’s phenomenal 3-0 away win at Bolton during the week sets them up perfectly for the weekend, where Aitor Karanka’s side will arguably face their toughest test so far this season when they travel to Elland Road to play top of the table, Leeds United, at 5.30pm.

Leeds United go into this fixture as favourites with BetBright, however, Forest fans could well feel there’s a lot of value in Forest’s price, especially taking into account their strong run of form, where they are undefeated in all but one of their previous nine fixtures.

After a goalless draw on The Reds’ last trip to Elland Road back in January of this year, Forest will be hoping to go one better and take all three points back to The City Ground.

Full Time Result

Leeds United – 7/10
Draw – 14/5
Nottingham Forest – 15/4

Something to note ahead of this tie is that only once have both teams scored, in four of their last five meetings.

It’s also worth considering that Leeds have conceded in four of their last six games and with Forest bagging an average of 1.5 goals per match, a BTTS bet this weekend could be an interesting prospect.


Yes – 8/11
No – 19/20

Lewis Grabban is on fire for The Reds this season and after scoring twice against Bolton on Wednesday, he’ll be full of confidence in front of goal at Elland Road, hopeful that he’ll add to his impressive eight goal tally.

Fancy someone to get their name on the score sheet on Saturday? Check out the latest odds from BetBright below…

First Goalscorer

Grabban, L – 7/1
Murphy, Daryl – 15/2
Soudani, H – 9/1
Cash, M – 11/1
Lolley, J – 11/1

Anytime Goalscorer

Grabban, L – 11/5
Murphy, Daryl – 23/10
Soudani, H – 14/5
Cash, M – 7/2
Lolley, J – 7/2.

Speaking of goals, there have been over 2.5 goals scored in four of Nottingham Forest's last five Championship matches – will the trend continue on Saturday? Let’s see what the bookies think with the latest prices from BetBright…

Total Goals Over/Under

Under (0.5) – 9/1
Under (1.5) – 14/5
Under (2.5) – 19/20
Under (3.5) – 4/11
Over (2.5) – 4/5
Over (3.5) – 2/1
Over (4.5) – 9/2
Over (5.5) – 9/1

#BrightBundles – Build your same game accumulator with BetBright

With BetBright’s new football product #BrightBundles, you can create your own single match accumulator!

Here are just a few examples of the #BrightBundles you can place on Leeds United v Nottingham Forest this weekend:

– Grabban to score anytime, BTTS: Yes and Nottingham Forest to win – 19/2
– Nottingham Forest to win, Over 2.5 goals and a sending off in the game – 28/1.
– Forest to score a free kick and win the match – 31/1.

#BrightBundles are available for games played within the English Premier League and Championship, plus other Leagues around Europe and allows users to choose from a huge range of possibilities, including match result, correct score, red card, team goals, first goal scorer, total corners, penalties scored and many more.

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