Watford match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the West Bromwich Albion v Watford fixture

West Brom. prepare to entertain Watford at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Baggies are clearly on top, having won 7 and lost only 3 of the 13 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was two seasons ago, in March 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugWatford0 - 1West Brom.LD1
2002/2003Sat 25 JanWatford1 - 0West Brom.FAC
2001/2002Tue 05 MarWest Brom.1-1WatfordLD1
2001/2002Sat 15 SepWatford1 - 2West Brom.LD1
2000/2001Sat 31 MarWest Brom.3 - 0WatfordLD1
2000/2001Sat 16 DecWatford3 - 3West Brom.LD1
1998/1999Sat 23 JanWatford0 - 2West Brom.LD1

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hornets have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Nationwide League Division One, and have accumulated 51 points from the 28 games they have played so far. Watford are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 28 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.6132446

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Baggies's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Watford. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
West Brom.No sequences of note
WatfordNot won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.