Forest were well beaten by Newcastle despite only a 2-0 scoreline and will need the backing of their home crowd if they are to stay in the top flight this season.
The Hammers also came up against a team too good for them, as Manchester City and Erling Haaland swept aside David Moyes’ team, and they will want to kickstart their season with victory over their newly promoted opponents.
Here is everything you need to know.
When is Forest vs West Ham?
The Premier League match kicks off at 2pm BST on Sunday 14 August.
Nottingham Forest: Henderson; Worrall, Niakhate, McKenna; Williams, O’Brien, Mangala, Toffolo, Lingard; Awoniyi, Johnson
West Ham: Fabianski; Coufal, Johnson, Zouma, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Fornals, Benrahma, Bowen; Antonio
Nottingham Forest 7/2
West Ham 19/20
West Ham have the superior quality but Forest have a home crowd desperate for them to succeed on their return to the top flight. Expect a great atmosphere and a close game as a result. Forest 1-1 West Ham.