FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2008 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 Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, The Blades have recorded 7 wins, and Watford have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2007, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugWatford1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 AprSheff. Utd.1-0WatfordPREM
2006/2007Tue 28 NovWatford0 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The The Blades's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Hornets, and 12 goals against.

Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far, Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 48 points from 28 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.63125510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Watford 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.