West Ham vs Nottingham Forest: Premier League preview and prediction
Hammers boss David Moyes is under increasing pressure in east London during what has been a hugely disappointing season despite a major summer rebuild.
While the Scot has the backing of the club at the moment, it remains to be seen whether or not they would act should the Hammers lose to Forest, who beat them at the City Ground in the second gameweek of the season.
Steve Cooper’s side have pulled away from the relegation zone in recent weeks and could set their eyes on a top-half finish with a win at the London Stadium.
Here’s all you need to know.
Date, kick-off time and venue
West Ham vs Nottingham Forest is scheduled for a 3pm GMT kick-off time today, Saturday February 25,2023.
The London Stadium will host.
Where to watch West Ham vs Nottingham Forest
TV channel and live stream: The game will not be broadcast in the UK as it takes place behind the 3pm blackout imposed across English football at the time.
LIVE coverage: Follow all of the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
West Ham vs Nottingham Forest team news
Nayef Aguerd was fit enough to play in the recent loss to Tottenham in a major boost for Moyes, while Gianluca Scamacca is back in training as the Italian closes in on a return.
Danny Ings came off the bench but could start on Saturday, although Kurt Zouma remains injured.
Forest, meanwhile, could have former Hammer Jesse Lingard fit for the game, much to the annoyance of the home support. Wily Boly and Scott McKenna, meanwhile, have been ruled out for the foreseeable future.
West Ham vs Nottingham Forest prediction
It might seem foolish to back West Ham given their season so far but Moyes managed to claim a big win over Everton in east London a number of weeks ago and has the quality to do the same here.
West Ham to win 2-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
West Ham wins: 46
Nottingham Forest wins: 45
West Ham vs Nottingham Forest latest odds
West Ham to win: 3/4
Nottingham Forest to win: 4/1
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.