Former Nottingham Forest midfielder David Prutton thinks the Reds will have too much for Coventry City tonight.

The Sky Blues arrive on Trentside tonight knowing that they must keep winning if they’re to gatecrash the play-offs this season.

Forest, on the other hand, know that a win would see them go into the top-six and give them a psychological advantage at this late stage of the season.

Steve Cooper oversaw a resounding 4-1 win over Blackpool on Saturday.

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The Reds were rampant from the off, with Philip Zinckernagel, a brace from Brennan Johnson and Sam Surridge ensuring a comfortable afternoon.

Now, Prutton has backed the Reds to continue their climb up the Championship table with a win this evening.

He told Sky Sports: “Nottingham Forest were so clinical against Blackpool at the weekend. It was a massive benefit to get the game won in the first half.

“Coventry still have a glimmer of hope at reaching the play-offs, but likely need to have a perfect end to the season to get there.

“They will give a good showing as ever, but ultimately think they’ll fall short at the City Ground.”

Forest would take Prutton prediction coming true

Saturday was a stellar performance but it doesn’t always have to be quite so emphatic.

Forest would certainly accept the 2-0 scoreline that Prutton is predicting tonight and the three points would be massive.

The Reds have quality all over the park at the moment but they shouldn’t underestimate their opposition.

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Mark Robins has got the Sky Blues firing, despite some predicting a season of struggle for his team this season.

With Forest playing catch up for most of the season, this is now their chance.

Results have gone their way for a few weeks now and tonight would arguably represent the team’s biggest three points all season.

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