David Prutton predicts Nottingham Forest vs Wolves

Mark Warburton the manager of Nottingham Forest looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Notts County and Nottingham Forest at Meadow Lane on July 19, 2017 in Nottingham,...

Nottingham Forest host Wolverhampton Wanderers at the City Ground in the Championship today.

Mark Warburton manager of Nottingham Forest looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at the City Ground on July 29, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

David Prutton has told Sky Sports that he is expecting Nottingham Forest and Wolves to play out a 2-2 draw when they meet at the City Ground today.

The game pits two of the sides currently situated in the top-half of the table against each other, with Mark Warbuton's men eighth in the table while Wolves find themselves fourth in the table, three points off early leaders Leeds United.

Nuno Espirito Santo's men go into the game off the back of a run of one win in their last four Championship games, with their most recent game seeing them play out a dramatic 3-3 draw with Bristol City - with Danny Batth scoring an 85th minute equaliser at Molineux.

Wolves manager Nuno Espírito Santo looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on July 29, 2017 in Wolverhampton, England.

Meanwhile, Forest's form has also been slightly less convincing, with three defeats in the four Championship games going into their clash with Sunderland in midweek. 

However, Daryl Murphy's late winner saw Forest get back on track, and Prutton has suggested that that result in conjunction with Wolves' draw in their most recent fixture makes it too difficult to separate the two teams.

Daryl Murphy (C) of Nottingham Forest celebrates scoring his teams 2nd goal from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough at City...

"Things were starting to take a downward turn at Nottingham Forest until their late win at Sunderland in midweek, a result that would have hugely lifted the spirits of Mark Warburton and Co," he told Sky Sports while explaining why he expects the game to end in a 2-2 draw.

"It looked like Wolves may have walked the division at one stage, but their draw at home to Bristol City proved just how tough the Sky Bet Championship is, and I think they'll be held to another point here."

While the table is still taking shape, both managers will perhaps be using where their respective sides could go with a win to motivate their teams.

Wolves could potentially move themselves into the top two, while Forest will go above their opponents with a win, and potentially into the play-off places. 

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