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Bet of the day: Brighton to beat Forest and both score in Friday fray

Holly Thackeray | August 12, 2016

Coral’s bet of the day

  • The Seagulls sank Forest in their last encounter, with both teams bagging
  • Both sides have scored in five of the past seven meetings between them
  • Nottingham have notched six and conceded four so far this season
  • Brighton have struck four in all competitions, thumping Colchester United last time out

Brighton 4/1 (max stake £20) to beat Forest and both teams score

The Championship’s Friday evening fray between big-guns Brighton and Hove Albion and Nottingham Forest is our featured bet of the day for August 12th, and with good reason.

Coral customers can look forward to a fantastic four days of football flutters as the Premier League also returns on Saturday, with matches up to Monday evening.

So, get in on the awesome action ahead, beginning with this brilliant special match bet of 4/1 (max stake £20) for Brighton to vanquish Forest with both sides scoring in the scuffle.

Read on to find out all of the compelling reasons to back this pre-weekend wager, then sit back and enjoy this superb slice of Championship football…

Brighton and Hove Albion v Lazio - Pre Season Friendly - AMEX Stadium

Seagulls can prey on Forest backline bloopers

There’s certainly a recent precedent for both Brighton and Forest finding the target in their tussles with each other, as the two teams have each been on target in five of their previous seven meetings.

Coastal club the Seagulls ran out victorious in both of their Championship battles against Nottingham last term, which is why they get the nod to edge this early encounter.

While, the seaside boys also finished 34 points ahead of their upcoming Midlands opponents in the English second division season just gone.

Nottingham Forest v Brighton and Hove Albion - Sky Bet Championship - City Ground

Chris Hughton’s East Sussex side have notched four times in their two outings across all competitions so far, and are undefeated. While, Forest have also been scoring for fun with six strikes from their pair of Championship and EFL Cup clashes, though they crucially also conceded four along the way.

This defensive frailty should allow Brighton to swoop and, as the Seagulls enjoyed success with both teams scoring in their very last wrangle with Forest, this 4/1 (max stake £20) match special for a repeat looks terrifically tasty!

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