Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Prediction, Odds, Lines, Spread, Stream & How to Watch Premier League Match
Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Match Info
2022-23 English Premier League Soccer - EPL Matchweek 1
Newcastle (0-0-0, 0 points) vs. Nottingham Forest (0-0-0, 0 points)
Date: Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
Start Time: 10 a.m. EST
Venue: St. James' Park — Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Newcastle and Nottingham Forest will open the 2022-23 EPL season with a clash at St. James' Park on Saturday, Aug. 6. Newcastle is hoping that this season goes better after finishing 11th on the Premier League table in 2021-22.
Meanwhile, Nottingham Forest returns to the EPL for the first time since the 1998-99 campaign. Nottingham Forest defeated Huddersfield Town in last season's EFL Championship play-off Final, securing their Premier League Promotion. They'll hope to avoid a quick turnaround to relegation this season.
Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Spread & Odds
All EPL betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: NEW: (-155) | NFO: (+430) | DRAW: (+300)
Spread: NEW: -1 (+190) | NFO: +1 (+125)
Total: 2.5 – Over: (-104) | Under: (-116)
Team to Score the First Goal: NEW: (-210) | NFO: (+200) I NO GOALS: (+1000)
Newcastle is the clear moneyline and spread favorite when it comes to the opening week EPL odds. Nottingham Forest's +430 moneyline odds also make them one of the bigger underdogs for the week.
Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Prediction & Pick
All EPL expert picks and predictions are according to FiveThirtyEight projections.
Outcome: Newcastle wins
Percentages: Newcastle (54%) | Nottingham Forest (20%) | Draw (26%)
Considering that Nottingham Forest wasn't even in the Premier League last season, it isn't shocking to see Newcastle as the heavy favorite on FiveThirtyEight. It's been a long time since Nottingham Forest faced consistent EPL talent, which is why it's a no-brainer to take Newcastle (-155) over them until proven otherwise.
Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest Betting Trends & Stats
- Newcastle finished in 11th place on the 2021-22 Premier League Table with a 13-10-5 record (49 points) and a minus-18 goal differential.
- Nottingham Forest did not play in the Premier League last season
- Newcastle is 3-0-2 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Nottingham Forest is 3-1-1 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Nottingham Forest is 3-0-2 (W-D-L) in its last five matches against Newcastle.
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