Forest will take on the Clarets at the City Ground in the Championship, and Holloway has backed the visitors to win 1-0.
“I don't think they'll be many goals in this one but it's set up for Burnley to rock up and steal all three points,” the former Crystal Palace boss wrote on Skysports.com.
“They are very business-like and have a goalscorer who is a real handful in Andre Gray, who got two more on the weekend.”
Forest will head into today’s game at the City Ground on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Bristol City away from home.
The Reds were expected to win the Championship clash at the Ashton Gate Stadium, and their loss came as a shock.
It will be interesting to see how Dougie Freedman’s side bounce back, but it will be tough to win against Burnley.
The Clarets, who were playing in the Premier League only last season, are aiming to gain promotion from the Championship at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.
Sean Dyche’s side are fifth in the league table at the moment with 21 points from 11 matches, just four points behind leaders Brighton & Hove Albion.