Aston Villa are undefeated of their final 5 fits within the Championship, beating Barnsley and Norwich and drawing to Middlesbrough, Brentford and Bristol City.
Nottingham Forest have additionally gained two times in that duration, however suffered defeats within the different 3 outings.
And Prutton believes Steve Bruce’s Villa host Mark Warburton’s Forest at Villa Park as favourites.
“Aston Villa have got to win this for me,” Prutton advised Sky Sports.
“They’re undefeated within the league in 5 now, and whilst they have got were given a couple of too many attracts in there it seems like issues are coming in combination.
“Both aspects suffered disappointing losses in midweek.
“But they made such a lot of adjustments between them that it will have to make an excessive amount of of a distinction.
“Nottingham Forest are in 10th this present day, and in the event that they in finding themselves there on the finish of the season them I am certain Mark Warburton can be extremely joyful.”