FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 05 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Watford fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Watford at Bramall Lane on Monday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 15 games played, The Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Watford have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in November 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 SepWatford2 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 23 AprWatford0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 13 NovSheff. Utd.1-1WatfordCHMP
2004/2005Tue 26 OctSheff. Utd.0 - 0WatfordLGEC
2003/2004Sat 13 MarWatford0 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 2WatfordCHMP
2002/2003Sun 04 MayWatford2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 7 conceded.

Watford have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Hornets's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 69 points from the 31 games they have played so far. Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 55 points from 31 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.641111613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Watford Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.