Everton hosts Nottingham Forest in what should be a very entertaining Premier League game next Saturday. Everton is coming off a 2-1 road loss against Aston Villa on Saturday while Nottingham Forest beat West Ham United 1-0 at home on Sunday.
As of this writing, Everton is in 17th place in the Premier League standings with zero points in two games while Nottingham Forest is in 10th place with three points in two games.
The player to watch in this game is Demarai Gray, who has zero goals and zero assists in 2 Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Gray a 21.42 percent chance to score against Nottingham Forest. He has 2 SCA and 0 GCA in 2 Premier League games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Everton: 1.86
• Nottingham Forest: 4.20
• Draw: 3.65
• Everton -0.5: 1.85
• Nottingham Forest +0.5: 1.97
• Over 2.5: 1.94
• Under 2.5: 1.87
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides have never matched up in Premier League action.
For Everton, Demarai Gray has a 21.42 percent chance to score. He averages 1.51 shots overall per sim, 0.71 shots on goal per and 0.24 goals per sim.
For Nottingham Forest, Taiwo Awoniyi has a 22.54 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.38 shots overall per sim, 0.7 shots on goal per and 0.25 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Everton 1.46 to Nottingham Forest 0.99.
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