Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Sheffield United win with a probability of 46.03%. A draw had a probability of 27.5% and a win for Nottingham Forest had a probability of 26.49%.
The most likely scoreline for a Sheffield United win was 1-0 with a probability of 13.33%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-0 (9.08%) and 2-1 (8.73%). The likeliest drawn scoreline was 1-1 (12.82%), while for a Nottingham Forest win it was 0-1 (9.42%). The actual scoreline of 1-2 was predicted with a 6.2% likelihood.