Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 26/03/2023

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* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

This Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday prediction looks at the League One outing between the top and bottom of the table. The focus of this prediction will be on the match on March 26.

Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday – Top Predictions & Free Betting Tips

Forest Green head into the game with their hope of survival fading fast following the 2-0 loss against Plymouth in the recent game. Sheffield Wednesday are hanging on to the second spot following the 4-2 defeat against Barnsley.

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Sheffield Wednesday to win

Sheffield Wednesday are heading into the game without a win in the last two matches. However, the visitors are in very good shape to overturn this run and get back to winning ways. Forest Green are at the bottom of the table with little hope of survival. Even though Wednesday may struggle to match the 5-0 win achieved against this opponent earlier in the campaign, the Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday prediction would back a comfortable win for Darren Moore’s team.

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Total goals over 2.5

The Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday betting tips have witnessed over 2.5 goals in three of the last five games between these two teams. Wednesday had been defensively solid until the collapse against Barnsley in the midweek action, but they are expected to bounce back. Wednesday have their attackers on good form and there would goals in this game.

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Best Stats Concerning Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday Match

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

27/08/22

England League 1 League 1

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

Forest Green

Forest Green

5

0

Last Five - Forest Green

09/04/24

England League 2 England

Mansfield

Mansfield

Forest Green

Forest Green

1

0

L

06/04/24

England League 2 England

Milton Keynes Dons

Milton Keynes Dons

Forest Green

Forest Green

2

0

L

01/04/24

England League 2 England

Crewe

Crewe

Forest Green

Forest Green

0

3

W

29/03/24

England League 2 England

Stockport

Stockport

Forest Green

Forest Green

3

0

L

23/03/24

England League 2 England

Doncaster

Doncaster

Forest Green

Forest Green

2

0

L

Last Five - Sheff Wed

09/04/24

England Championship CHA

Norwich

Norwich

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

2

2

D

06/04/24

England Championship CHA

QPR

QPR

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

0

2

W

01/04/24

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

2

0

L

29/03/24

England Championship CHA

Swansea

Swansea

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

1

1

D

16/03/24

England Championship CHA

Ipswich

Ipswich

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

6

0

L

These may be some of the best stats regarding the upcoming match between Forest Green and Sheffield Wednesday. Now, let us take a look at the odds and probabilities for the game.

Forest Green odds: 5/1 (6.00) – 16.7%

Draw odds: 16/5 (3.75) – 23.8%

Sheffield Wednesday odds: 2/5 (1.50) – 71%

The Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday odds for the upcoming game expect a big win for the hosts. Wednesday have a lot of quality throughout the pitch and backing a Wednesday win at 2/5 (1.40) – 71% is quite attractive. Wednesday can also be backed to rediscover their scoring touch due to the struggles of the hosts. This match can witness over 2.5 goals at 5/6 (1.83) – 54.5%.

Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday: Team News, Line-Ups, & Form Preview

Forest Green:

Forest Green are approaching the last few games before which their relegation to League Two is confirmed. It has been a disaster for the team who have only picked up five wins all season long. The club are without a win in the last 16 league games and the troubles are likely to continue further before the inevitable conclusion. Manger Duncan Ferguson may not make too many changes to the Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday lineups because of any injury problems.

Unfortunately, Forest Green have the worst home record. They have 13 points from 18 home games after posting 4 wins, 1 draws and losing a total of 13 games.

Predicted Line-Up:

Thomas, O'Keeffe, Robson, Cooper, Godwin-Malife, Bernard, McGeouch, McAllister, Peart-Harris, Savage, Bunker

Sheffield Wednesday:

Sheffield Wednesday are in danger of dropping out of the automatic promotion spots at a crucial point in the season. The run of two games without a win has given a glimmer of hope for Ipswich, who are only three points behind. Wednesday, though, do have two games in hand over leaders Plymouth.

Away from home, Sheffield Wednesday is ranked the best team. The visitors have bagged 10 wins and 4 draws from 17 trips, a total of 34 points. They have scored 22 goals and conceded 13 times away from home. This will be their first away match against Forest Green. The reverse leg at home was a massive 5-0 victory for Sheffield Wednesday and based on matchday odds, the visitors have been handed a massive advantage by most sportsbooks. Currently, with odds of 1.40, Sheffield Wednesday has a 71% change of winning this match. With such odds, the visitors have always won 83% of matches. Note that these odds could change before kick-off, so keep checking with the selected sportsbooks to make the most of the latest prices.

Predicted Line-Up:

Dawson , Flint, Iorfa, Famewo, Bannan, Johnson, Palmer, Vaulks, Adeniran, Smith, Gregory

Player to Watch: Lee Gregory

Veteran Lee Gregory is back among the goals and it is a big positive for the visitors in this game. The 34-year-old is unlikely to be rested even if he was involved in the midweek match. However, he is expected to be in the Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday lineups considering his recent form of three goals in the last two matches. In fact, Gregory played a starring role in the recent draw with Bolton.

Starting Line-Ups:

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

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Questions about Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday

Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday prediction

Where is the match scheduled? The Bolt New Lawn

When does this match start? 26th March 2023 at 14:00 GMT

Which team is the favourite to win? Forest Green

Will Forest Green vs Sheffield Wednesday be televised live in the UK? Yes, catch all the action on Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD.


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