The Reds will head into the clash at Ewood Park on the back of a 3-1 defeat to Watford at the City Ground.
Forest have been struggling for form in recent weeks and have not won a single match this month.
Dougie Freedman’s side currently find themselves 10th in the Championship table with 58 points from 43 matches.
Meanwhile, Blackburn are ninth in the league standings at the moment with 59 points from 42 games.
Rovers will head into this afternoon’s encounter on the back of a 2-2 draw with Birmingham City away from home at St. Andrew’s Stadium.
It promises to be an interesting game at Ewood Park, and this is how Blackburn and Forest will line up:
Blackburn Rovers XI: Eastwood, Henley, Spurr, Kilgallon (c), Olsson, Marshall, Cairney, Williamson, Conway, Rhodes, Gestede
Subs: Steele, Brown, O'Sullivan, P. Taylor, Spearing, Lenihan, Evans
Nottingham Forest XI: Darlow, Lichaj, Hobbs, Lascelles, Fox, Antonio, Lansbury, Vaughan, Gardner, Barrow, Blackstock
Subs: Evtimov, Mancienne, Paterson, C.Burke, Akpom, Walker, Osborn