FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 26 September 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 Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 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 January 2008, 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:
2007/2008Tue 29 JanSheff. Utd.1-1WatfordCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The Blades, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Sheff. Utd., Watford are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Hornets have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far, Watford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 7 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Watford, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Blades. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Watford Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.