Ian Holloway predicts Nottingham Forest v Rotherham United result, picks a winner

Ian Holloway

Ian Holloway has predicted a home win for Nottingham Forest.

Ian Holloway has told SkySports he believes Nottingham Forest will beat Rotherham United this weekend.

Forest have lost their first two games of the season in the Championship and Capital One Cup, including a miserable defeat at home to League One side Walsall.

Holloway predicts Forest will record a 2-0 win, and halt any suggestion of a losing streak.

He said: "They've had two defeats already, Forest, but I can’t see that happening again. I think they’ll be keen to put it right in front of their own fans and will be a little bit too strong for Rotherham.

"Rotherham will put up a hell of a fight like they always do but I’ve gone for Forest - with Michail Antonio a key man - to get off the mark."

Forest boss Dougie Freedman was highly critical of his players after the midweek defeat, and will hope he will have spurred a reaction.

Rotherham meanwhile suffered a woeful 4-1 home loss to newly promoted side MK Dons at the weekend, and will be hoping for improvement.

They at least had a confidence boost in midweek by beating Cambridge United 1-0 in the Capital One Cup, with a much needed clean sheet.

Holloway is currently out of work in management after being sacked by Millwall last season, who were later relegated to League One.

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