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Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United: Predictions, odds & betting tips

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Nottingham Forest have the edge over Sheffield United in the battle for a Championship play-off final place heading into their semi-final second-leg clash on Tuesday.

Forest secured a 2-1 win in Sheffield in the previous fixture and will be looking to capitalise on home advantage when they meet this week, with Huddersfield awaiting the winners in the final.

Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United latest odds

At 6/5 (2.2) with bet365 to claim victory, Nottingham Forest are slight favourites to win the second leg of the tie.

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Sheffield United can be backed at 12/5 (3.4) and the draw is set at 23/10 (3.3).

Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United first goalscorer

Nottingham Forest stars Dale Taylor and Sam Surridge are both priced at 11/2 (6.5) to score the first goal of the game, while team-mate Keinan Davis is 6/1 (7.0).

Billy Sharp of Sheffield United is 7/1 (8.0) to break the deadlock, but he may be out of action. Team-mate William Osula is also available at 7/1 (8.0).

Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United preview

Sheffield United were on a four-game unbeaten run in the Championship before they were beaten in the first leg.

The visitors have some significant injury troubles to contend with heading into the crucial clash. David McGoldrick, Rhian Brewster, Jack O'Connell, Charlie Goode, Jayden Bogle, Billy Sharp and Oliver McBurnie are all expected to miss the clash.

Forest, meanwhile, have now lost just one of their last seven - winning five games in that spell.

Max Lowe and Lewis Grabban are both unavailable for the home team.

Nottingham Forest vs Sheffield United tips & predictions

Sheffield United have scored in each of their last six matches, while Forest have found the net in five of their last six, so backing both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83) may be a smart bet.

Odds correct at time of writing. 18+.

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