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Nottingham Forest 23/20 to beat Burton in Tuesdays EFL Cup matchup

Tom Dunstan in Betting Tips and News 29 Oct 2018

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Competition: EFL Cup

Market: Nottingham Forest win

Odds: 23/20 @ Bet 365

Enjoying a bright start to the season, Nottingham Forest will look to book their spot in the quarterfinals of this years EFL Cup, the Reds will travel to Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday night.

Starting with the hosts, after being relegated from the Championship last season, Burton have struggled to adjust to life in League One. Coming off the back of a 2-1 loss at home to Peterborough on Saturday, Now picking up just two wins in their last seven matches in all competitions, Nigel Clough’s side have begun freefalling down the table. Sat down in 16th, it will also be their recent form at the Pirelli Stadium giving Clough a headache. The Brewers have managed to win just one of their last four matches on home soil.

As for the visitors, after a summer of ins and outs at the City Ground, Nottingham Forest are tipped by many as a leading contender in the race for the playoffs. Picking up a point against fellow heavyweights Leeds over the weekend, the Reds have lost just one matchup in any competition this season. With Aitor Karanka expected to name a string XI, one man to watch for Forest will be leading goalscorer Lewis Grabban. The former Aston Villa forward now has four in his last four.

Bet: Nottingham Forest 23/20 to beat Burton in Tuesdays EFL Cup matchup @ Bet 365

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Dunstan


Formerly of The Independent, Tom is a freelance football and boxing journalist from Essex, England. Currently working for three online publications, Tom is a graduate of the University of Falmouth and has spent the last two years writing across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He can be followed at @IamTomDunstan

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