FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 27 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Watford v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 8 of the 17 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Hornets in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 06 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 4WatfordCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Watford haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Hornets in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Blades have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Watford are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 9 points from their 13 games thus far. Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 10 points from their 14 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.61146114

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hornets, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Watford Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.