Bristol City have been in scintillating form in the Championship and looks set to continue when they welcome Forest to Ashton Gate on Saturday.
Bristol City are looking like the real deal in the Championship promotion race - at least in terms of the consistency with which they are dispatching medocrity. The Robins have taken 17 points from seven games against teams outside the top ten. Keep that up and the play-offs are perfectly obtainable target. Either way, the home win should be shorter than the 21/20 available here.
This is a game that promises goals, and potentially lots of them. Forest have conceded in every one of their ten matches, shipping two goals or more in seven outings and exactly three on three occasions. Whether you consult the league table or shot data, Philippe Montanier’s men, defensively, are the second-weakest team in the division.
With the mercurial Tammy Abraham on hand to dispatch anything that drops in or around the six-yard box, initial curiosity strayed towards over 3.5 total goals, over 2.5 Bristol City goals and the Robins to win with both teams to score. But the respective prices on those bets were none too enticing, so the correct score market then became the obvious destination.
Pitching the Bristol City 3-1 and Bristol City 4-0 options together as one might seem a tad unorthodox but both outcomes are chalked-up at bigger prices than my ratings conversions and essentially satisfy the instincts. If this game produces a second goal with any chunk of time to spare, it’s a position should get the pulse racing.